Flammability Testing Labs

Flammability Testing Labs
The Need for Flammability Testing Labs

There is a world of safety standards to which manufacturers must adhere to. Many of those standards deal specifically with flammability, or the potential an object has to ignite or burn. To comply with safety standards, manufacturers must submit their products for flammability testing. These examiners, usually certified flammability testing labs, will determine whether the products meet criteria set forth by standards.

Flammability can be quantified through various types of testing; different tests can establish different qualities of the test materials such as the temperature at which it catches on fire and how long it burns. Test materials are assigned ratings based on these qualities, and may be approved for use or rejected as unsafe according to relevant standards.
ATS performs the following test methods to the relevant standards:
Consumer Products
Plastics
ATS and Flammability Testing

Applied Technical Services, Inc. is a testing lab, ISO 17025 (A2LA) Accredited for multiple types of flammability testing. For over 50 years, ATS has provided world-class consulting, engineering, inspection, and testing services to clients from a variety of industries. Our flammability testing labs are staffed by qualified experts with decades of combined experience regularly performing the above methods to their relevant standards; we are thus uniquely qualified to handle a variety of flammability testing needs. Whether for product qualification or failure analysis, our experts are able to return insightful and accurate results quickly.

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