Jumbo furnace equips lab for ASTM, UL, NFPA fire test methods

Source: Architectural Testing Inc. (ATI), York, Pa.

A new 12- x 14-ft. Large Scale Vertical Furnace expands ATI capabilities to ASTM E 119 – Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials; NFPA 251 – Standard Methods of Tests of Fire Resistance of Building Construction and Materials; and, UL 263 – Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.

“The vertical furnace allows us to test building products to the standardized fire exposure required by the code,” says ATI Manager – Fire Testing Matt Freeborn. “Along with our Product Listing Program, we are fully equipped to provide building product customers with performance data and the mark of conformity necessary to enter the marketplace with confidence.”

A leading ISO/IEC 17025 accredited building products testing laboratory, ATI provides more than 2,000 defined test protocols across 14 full-service laboratories. — www.archtest.com