Fire Protection

Fire Protection

About Fire Protection Services

If you manufacture passive or active fire protection products, you will need to test your products in accordance with national and international standards. Our Fire Protection Section is fully equipped with comprehensive and up-to-date facility which provides complete fire testing services under the areas of passive and active fire protection.

What are the benefit of Fire Protection Services ?

Why SIRIM QAS International ?

  • Accreditation and recognition as International Test House from the Department of Standards Malaysia (STANDARDS MALAYSIA) under the National Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (SAMM) based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Our test report carries both SAMM and ILAC MRA logo.
  • Acknowledge as a regional leader in testing for construction and building material products.
  • SIRIM QAS International has reputation for high volume, quick turnaround testing with fully integrated and state-of-the-art facilities. Competent and experienced personnel to serve your needs through high quality services.

How to apply Fire Protection Services ?

1. Enquiries by customer
2. Issuance of quotation
3. Submission of application and test items
4. Product testing
5. Issuance of Test Report

Fire Resistance Tests for Non-Loadbearing & Loadbearing Horizontal Elements of Construction

  • Flooring System
  • Roofing System
  • Suspended Ceiling System
  • Beam
  • Roller Shutter Assemblies (Horizontal)
  • Ventilation Duct System
  • Dampers

Fire Resistance Tests for Non-Load Bearing & Load Bearing Vertical Elements of Construction

  • Drywall Partition/Panel System
  • Timber Doorsets
  • Composite Doorsets
  • Steel Doorsets
  • Glazed Doorsets
  • Dampers
  • Roller Shutter Assemblies (Vertical and Sliding)
  • Lift Landing Door
  • Penetration Seals
  • Precast Concrete Wall Panel
  • Brick/Block Wall
  • Glazing Wall
  • Ventilation Duct System

Cyclic Movement Endurance Test for Side-Hung

  • Fire Resistance Doorset

Reaction to Fire Tests

  • Non-Combustibility Test
  • Surface Spread of Flame Test
  • Fire Propagation Test

Indicative Fire Resistance Tests on Products/Systems

  • Ironmongeries
  • Horizontal Building Elements
  • Vertical Building Elements

Active Fire Protection System for Performance Test

    • Portable Fire Extinguishers (Water, Foam, Dry Powder and CO₂).
    • Fire Reel Hoses
    • Fire Hose Reels
    • Landing Valves
    • CO₂ Valves
    • Breeching Inlet
  • Horizontal Fire Resistance Test Furnace
  • Vertical Fire Resistance Test Furnace
  • Indicative Fire Resistance Test Furnace
  • Non-Combustibility Test Apparatus
  • Fire Propagation Test Apparatus
  • Surface Spread of Flame Test Apparatus
  • Cyclic Movement Endurance Test Apparatus
  • Facilities for Performance Testing of Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Hydrostatic Test Apparatus
  • Leakage Test for Dampers

Fire Resistance Test:

  • MS 1073: Part 2: 1996 – Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance (General Principles)
  • MS 1073: Part 3: 1996 + Amd. 1: 2003 – Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance (Type of Doorsets)
  • MS 1600-12: 2012 – Fire Resistance Tests – Part 12: Service Installation – Ducts
  • BS 476: Part 20: 1987 – Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Elements of Construction (General Principles)
  • BS 476: Part 21: 1987 – Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Loadbearing Elements of Construction
  • BS 476: Part 22: 1987 – Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Non-Loadbearing Elements of Construction
  • BS 476: Part 24: 1987 – Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Ventilation Ducts
  • BS EN 1363-1: 2012 – Fire Resistance Tests – Part 1: General Requirements
  • BS EN 1363-2: 1999 – Alternative and Additional Procedures (Hydrocarbon test)
  • BS EN 1364-1: 2015 – Fire Resistance Tests for Non-Loadbearing Elements – Part 1: Walls
  • BS EN 1365-1: 2014 – Fire Resistance Tests for Loadbearing Elements – Part 1: Walls
  • BS EN 1634-1: 2014 – Fire Resistance Tests for Door and Shutter Assemblies – Part 1: Fire Doors and Shutters
  • BS EN 1366-1: 2014 – Fire Resistance Tests for Service Installations – Part 1: Ventilation Ducts
  • UL 10B – Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
  • UL 10C – Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
  • AS 1530.4: 2014 – Fire Resistance Tests of Elements of Construction
  • ASTM E119 – Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
  • IMO A 18/Res. 754 – Fire Resistance Tests for “A”, “B”, and “F” Class Divisions
  • ISO 834-1: 1999 – Fire Resistance Tests – Elements of Building Construction – Part 1: General Requirements
  • ISO 834-4:2000 – Specific Requirements for Loadbearing Vertical Separating Elements
  • ISO 834-5:2000 – Specific Requirements for Loadbearing Horizontal Separating Elements
  • ISO 834-6:2000 – Specific Requirements for Beams
  • ISO 834-8:2000 – Specific Requirements for Non-Loadbearing Vertical Separating Elements
  • ISO 834-9:2000 – Specific Requirements for Non-Loadbearing Ceiling Elements
  • ISO 6944-1: 2008/Amd 1: 2015 – Fire Containment – Elements of Building Construction – Part 1: Ventilation Ducts
  • SS 489: 2015 – Specification for Fire Shutters

Cyclic Movement Endurance:

  • MS 1073: Part 3: 1996 (Appendix B) Amd. 1: 2003 – Cyclic Movement Endurance Test (Side-Hung Doorsets Only)

Reaction to Fire Test:

  • BS 476: Part 4: 1970 (1984) – Non-Combustibility Test
  • BS 476: Part 6: 1989 + A1: 2009 –  Fire Propagation Test
  • BS 476: Part 7: 1997 – Surface Spread of Flame Test

Active Fire Protection:

  • MS 1539: Part 1: 2002 – Specification for Portable Fire Extinguishers – Part 1: Construction and Testing Methodology
  • BS EN 671: 1995 – Fire Hose Reels
  • BS EN 694: 1994 – Fire Reel Hoses
  • BS 5041: Part 1: 1987 – Specification for Fire hydrant systems equipment – Part 1. Specification for landing valves for wet risers
  • BS 5041: Part 2: 1987 – Specification for Fire hydrant systems equipment – Part 1. Specification for landing valves for dry risers
  • BS 5041: Part 3: 1975 – Specification for Fire hydrant systems equipment – Part 3. Inlet breechings for dry riser inlets
  • BS 341: 1991 – CO₂ Valves

Hose Stream Test

  • ASTM E 2226 – Standard Practice for Application of Hose Stream

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