Kingspan FIREsafe Tested and Certified Systems

What reaction to fire tests do Kingspan systems undergo?


Kingspan FIREsafe™ insurer-certified insulated panel systems can achieve high levels of reaction to fire performance in tests specified for regulatory purposes, large scale fire safety 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).

In summary:

Global Insurance: FM 4880 – Class 1 Internal wall and ceiling panels without height restriction.

Global Insurance: FM 4881 – Class 1 External wall panel systems without height restriction.

Global Insurance: FM 4882 – Class 1 interior wall and ceiling panels for pharmaceutical manufacturing and storage areas, food preparation and storage areas or similar occupancies.

Global Insurance: FM 4471 – Class 1 Roof panel systems.

Global: ISO 13784 Part 1 – Small room test for sandwich panels.

UK: BS 8414 Part 2 – Façade testing.

NZ/UK: 476 Part 22

UK / Global: NFPA 285 Façade testing.

USA / Global: UBC 26-3 Room test.

Europe: EN 13501-1, particularly B-s1,d0. The ‘s1’ rating, being the best (lowest emission) smoke rating.

EN 11925 Part 3 Ignitability of Building Products.

Global: ASTM E-84 Surface Burning Characteristics.

UK / Ireland Insurance: LPS 1181 Part 1 Approval for external wall and roof panel systems.

UK / Ireland Insurance: LPS 1181 Part 2 for internal wall and ceiling applications.

Nordic countries – SP Fire 105 Façade testing.

Performance of Kingspan Products

Kingspan FIREsafe™ insurer-certified insulated panel and façade systems are extensively tested for fire resistance and can achieve:

Product Thickness (mm) Wall Ceiling
KS1000 AWP 80 -/60/28 N/A
100 -/132/28 N/A
KS1000 RW 40 -/144/18 N/A
100 -/241/43 N/A
KS1100 CS 100 -/195/31 -/58/32
200 -/240/64 -/148/67

Note: consult Kingspan over any specific detailing needed for each level of performance.

Not all Insulation is the Same

Not all Insulation is the Same

Insurer-approved Kingspan FIREsafe™ insulated panel systems undergo rigorous testing for fire reaction and fire resistance. Download our latest brochure here.

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