It’s Fire Rated… But is it the Right Test?

There is such a broad range of fire tests that yield a variety of ratings and values that choosing the right test for a specific product or application can be a challenge. While understanding all the possible test method differences would require in depth education of each of the tests, this article clarifies some of the more common fire ratings including:

  • UL 94 (HB, V-0, V-1, V-2) 
  • Flame Spread Index / Smoke Developed Index 
  • Hourly Rated Products and Assemblies 
  • Class A, B, C 

You can use this article to ensure you are using the right test methods in your building specifications. Read more.