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By: Falconer Engineering  09-12-2011
Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Resistive Materials

SERVICES

Our clients include contractors, consultants, architects, building owners and product manufacturers. Falconer Engineering and Testing is pleased to offer the following services to the building construction industry.

Fire Protection Engineering

  • Alternative Solutions, Engineering Judgments, Equivalencies and Extensions of Published Fire Test Design Information

  • Expert Application and Interpretation of UL and ULC Directories and Consideration of Variations of Tested Assemblies

  • Letters of opinion (the kind UL and ULC used to write)

  • Expert knowledge about sprayed fire resistive materials (fireproofing), intumescent coatings and  firestopping materials

  • Building Code Application and Interpretation

Product Safety Testing and Certification Guidance for Product Manufacturers

  • With over 31 years experience working for and with testing and certification organizations including ULC, ULI, ITS, Factory Mutual, Exova, WaringtonFire and others and extensive contribution to standards writing committees and industry standards, Falconer Engineering and Testing can assist product manufacturers to quickly identify conformity assessment and compliance testing and certification requirements for their products in domestic and export markets.
  • We can act as manufacturer’s agent to interact with accredited testing and certification organizations such as UL, ULC, ITS and Bodycote WaringtonFire.
  • Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR & ED) Tax Credit Reports for Canadian companies

Field Testing and Inspection

Sprayed Fire Resistive Materials (Sprayed Fireproofing)

  • ASTM E605, Thickness and Density
  • ASTM E736, Cohesion / Adhesion
  • AWCI Technical Manual 12A, Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Field Applied Sprayed Fire Resistive Materials; an Annotated Guide

Intumescent Fire Resistive Coatings

  • AWCI Technical Manual 12B, Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Field Applied Thin-Film Intumescent Fire-Resistive Coating Materials; an Annotated Guide

Firestopping Materials

  • Inspection and verification of installation to specified UL/ULC/ITS/FM systems
  • ASTM E 2174, “Standard Practice for On-Site Inspection of Installed Fire Stops”
  • ASTM E 2393, “Standard Practice for On-Site Inspection of Installed Fire Resistive Joint Systems and Perimeter Fire Barriers”

Experience and Integrity you can Build on

Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Resistive Materials