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Recent high-profile fires have reinforced the importance of choosing the right cladding system for your building.

This page explains the extensive fire testing certification available for both QuadCore™ Technology (our new hybrid bespoke insulation core) and our standard FIREsafe IPN panel systems. In addition it contains independent fire investigation reports to show how Kingspan panel systems perform in real fire situations. 

Unrivalled Testing & Approvals

Kingspan Insurer Certified sandwich panels achieve high levels of reaction to fire performance in tests specified for regulatory purposes, large scale tests developed by the insurance industry and large scale tests developed by other organisations including ISO, British Standards Institute (BSI) and the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA).
Kingspan panel systems are also extensively tested for fire resistance in a variety of test methods that include ASTM E119, EN 1364 Parts 2 & 3, EN 1365 Part 2 and EN 1366 Part 3

It’s in the core….

Protection of people, buildings and contents is of paramount importance. Watch this video to see the low smoke emissions and low char formation of QuadCoreTM Technology in comparison with other insulation core materials in independent ISO11925-3 tests. Large-scale system testing is key, in this video our Building Technology Director, Mark Harris, walks you through the extensive suite of small, medium and large-scale testing that QuadCoreTM Technology undergoes and explains why QuadCore sets a new global standard for fire performance in a closed cell insulation core.

QuadCoreTM Technology – a new level of fire protection from Kingspan

QuadCoreTM Technology is Kingspan’s new bespoke hybrid insulation core, featuring a distinctive grey microcell structure. Self-blended by Kingspan, QuadCoreTM Technology delivers unrivalled thermal efficiency, superior fire protection, enhanced environmental credentials and an industry-leading 40 year thermal and structural guarantee.

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