Fire

Assuring Quality
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Where a flame retardant (FR) is added in the factory during the manufacturing process for MDF, OSB or plywood then that manufacturing process should be subject to factory production control (accredited by a notified body). The product should carry the CE mark and be accompanied by a valid Declaration of...
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Ensuring Effective Traceability
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This Guidance Note is for those who intend to place flame retardant (FR) treated wood based products on the market, to assist them in meeting their legal obligations under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and help ensure that those products will perform as declared. See Guidance Note WPA FR 4...
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Module: Structural characteristics Unit: Performance in fire
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Understand the performance of timber during a fire, its reaction and fire resistance properties
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Fire performance of timber frame dwellings
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Learn all of the forms a construction needs to comply with fire performance requirements and how it would behave in the case of a fire, what elements can help contain the fire and how to restore after it in case it could not be controled.
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Wood-based panel products and timber in fire
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Understand the importance of the fire resistance properties of a structure and how it responds to the 4 phases of fire development.
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Fire performance of timber frame dwellings
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Learn all of the forms a construction needs to comply with fire performance requirements and how it would behave in the case of a fire, what elements can help contain the fire and how to restore after it in case it could not be controled.
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Upgrading timber joinery doors for fire resistance
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Learn the importance of upgrading the performance of joinery doors when against fire
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Flame Retardant Specification Manual
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Fire safety is a critical factor in building design. This Manual provides clear guidance about the flame retardant treatment of solid wood and wood-based products.
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