The Testing pole provides you with a complete set of fire testing methods; to characterize the reaction to fire of you materials and assemblies.

  • For European Railway, Fire testing according to EN 45545-2, including annexes A & B for seat
  • For French Railway Fire testing according to NF F 16 101/102 and 201
  • For American Railway Fire testing according to NFPA 130 , including ASTM E 162 radiant panel
  • For Aircraft, Fire testing according to FAR 25.853 + annex F
  • For Shipping, Fire testing according to 2012 FTP codes, including EN ISO 5658-2 radiant panel
  • For Building, Fire testing according to Euroclasses, including EN 13823 SBI fire test ( CREPIM= NB 2137)
  • For cars industry, Fire testing according to NF ISO 3795/ FMVSS 302
  • For E&E equipments, Fire testing according to NF EN 60695-2-12, UL94
  • More 50 fire test method available for seats, upholstery...

We have set up different levels of offers to fit with you request of fair price, lead time and quality. Feel free to contact us for any demand. We follow the fire test evolution via the French mirror group linked to TC 127 – building and TC256 - railways

The development of CREPIM continues in the context of fire resistance, with the extension of our COFRAC accreditation to the tests EN 1363-1, EN 1634-1 and EN 1634-2. These applied to the rail reference system (EN 45545-3) and maritime (FTP code 2010 part 3 and part 4).

We can also perform all types of non-accredited tests related to standards for partitions and walls (EN 1364-1), ceilings (EN 1364-2) and doors (EN 1634-1), as well as other standards.

The Certification pole features skilled teams devoted to 3rd part certification

  • Impartiality, confidentiality, independence
  • Highly skilled team of worldwide specialists
  • A single project leader to pass all the certification steps

Our service is completely integrated, with a sole contact point, which makes the procedure easy to handle form your side.

The Development pole – it is our original activity – to support you in the development of FR formulas:

  • Formulation of materials and products to meet fire test requirements and codes
  • Development and benchmark of flame retardant solutions taking into account REACH and ROHS regulations and the end of life management of the product in order to be in line with the potential “second life” of material.
  • Assistance funding (Gvt Tax refund program "CIR")

Focus on FR resins development, Thermoplastic or thermoset, mainly based on all technologies, featuring intumescence

The Training pole to upgrade you skill regarding

  • Fireproofing chemistry and strategies - Flame retardant systems
  • Fire testing method and standardisation
  • Fire regulation
  • Control laws relating to the triptych [material-material reaction to fire]

More than 20 training sessions focused on fire: feel free to tease us for any request and become fire expert

CREPIM is the major European Laboratories for development and approval of materials covered by fire regulations. CREPIM develops, guaranties and qualifies the fire performances of materials and assemblies for all concerned areas, featuring the mass transportation sectors (railway, aviation and maritime), as well as in the construction, electric products, and textile sectors. All these studies take into account the end of life management of the product in order to be in line with the potential “second life” of the material and with its impact on the environment.

Our organisation features four divisions: (i) Development, (ii) Testing division, (iii) Certification division and (iv) Training division. The whole team includes 20 people featuring, for a large part, chemists, (MSc, doctors and senior scientists).

Feel free to challenge us for any needs !!!

In fire area, the understanding of fire chemistry, standardisation and regulation is essentiel to be online with the markets requirements

CREPIM is an European laboratory for development and validation of materials for areas affected by fire safety. Located in the heart of Europe, CREPIM develops, tests and certifies fire resistant formulations for companies working in the sectors of mass transportation (railways, aircrafts and boats), building, electrical and textiles. This activity is carried out in a manner that is respectful of the environment that takes into account the end of life products.

CREPIM is for these manufacturers a unique opportunity to be in tune with the requirements of different European markets and also ensures their simplified access. To better meet the needs of development and testing activity is organized CREPIM following 4 areas:

Training is essential to follow developments. As the increasing use of plastics in most major sectors leads to a significant increase in fire risks humanly and economically often have dramatic consequences.

In addition, statistical data on the fire show that cases of mortality are mainly due to the inhalation of toxic smokes. The need to develop flame retardant polymers which don’t release toxic and opaque smoke is therefore a key objective.

This need has become more pressing since the regulation tends towards greater security and limits seriously the use of many materials.

This requires therefore a technology watch. The approach seems complicated but CREPIM developed a full service training from upstream - formulation of plastics - far downstream - evolutions of tests and regulations.

Themes resume:

This list is not exhaustive and our teams are at your disposal to build a training plan focused on your needs. Our service is designated - groups, face to face, and carried out on your site or in our company.

Whether you working on a new technical project, you develop new markets, or you have to deal with litigation, our services allow you to put you at ease at technical, standardization and regulation level.

Do not hesitate to contact us to help you in your approach.

CREPIM: fire training and conferences

CREPIM: fire training and conferences

CREPIM: fire training and conferences

CREPIM: fire training and conferences

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