WHY IS IFAB DIFFERENT?

IFAB specialises in fire protection research, testing and consulting. IFAB knows fire in practice and is therefore different from other organizations that only design on a theoretical basis. IFAB’s approach is to utilise the information it has collected from numerous fire tests to ensure the most effective fire safety solutions technically. IFAB is an accredited institute for DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 (water based fixed fire-fighting systems in e.g. rolling stock, storage areas, engine rooms and in tunnels/underground infrastructure),  http://www.dakks.de/as/ast/d/D-PL-19994-01-00e.pdf.

The Company Mission is to provide innovative and effective fire protection services to clients at reasonable cost. IFAB is eager for challenges; the tougher the request from a client, the more determined IFAB is to solve it:

 

  • We are ASKING
  • We are ANALYSING
  • We are ANSWERING

OUR SOLUTIONS IN:

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NEWS

  • 2016-12-09 15:30
  • Extensive smoke and fire tests for a large German Railway Provider

  • IFAB is currently preparing extensive smoke and fire tests for a large German Railway Provider to assess the efficiency of a fire and smoke detection system to be used in underground railway stations. For those tests IFAB currently prepares a mock-up scenario which resembles a large underground train station as well as 2 trains.

  • 2016-12-09 13:58
  • Efficiency of a high pressure water mist fire-fighting system tested and prooved

  • IFAB successfully carried out a series of fire tests for a large train manufacturer in Montreal, Canada. The purpose of the tests was to demonstrate the efficiency of a high pressure water mist fire-fighting system as a new alternative approach to enhance fire safety in trains.

  • 2016-12-09 13:50
  • Fire tests on a large 1:1 transformer mock-up transformer successful

  • For the second time, IFAB successfully completed a series of fire tests on a large transformer. These tests were carried out to prove the efficiency of a water based fixed fire-fighting system. Therefore, a large 1:1 transformer mock-up was reconstructed.

  • 2016-11-28 09:16
  • Verification of a heat detection system (EN 50443:2012 and UNI 11565:2014)

  • IFAB successfully carried out a CFD assessment in the engine room of a newly designed train for a large train manufacturer  that serves as a verification of a proper operability of a heat detection system according to EN 50443:2012 and UNI 11565:2014.