Reaction Tests and fire resistance

The Recoll Fire Laboratory is recognized as one of the major players in the field of aeronautical fire testing for many years and more recently in the Railway, automotive,…
The fire tests carried out within our laboratories are recognised and accepted by the various authorities (EASA/FAA/….) and order-giver (AIRBUS/BOEING/DASSAULT….).

SERVICES provided by Recoll:

  • Qualification/certification of materials and assemblies
  • Writing and follow-up of Fire Test Plans.
  • Orientation Tests and technical support
  • Advice on regulatory aspects
  • Training on regulatory and technical aspects in the aerospace sector

Why Contact Recoll:

  • A controlled budget
  • A turnaround time of less than five days
  • A contact person/expert adviser made available
  • A technical team recognized in France, Europe and the International

Aeronautics: FAA/EASA
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Topic CS/FAR 25, Appendix F
Flammability & Flame Propagation
Vertical Bunsen Burner, 60s (1) (2) (3) Part. I, § (a) (1) (i)
Vertical Bunsen Burner, 12s (1) (2) (3) Part. I, § (a) (1) (ii) & (iii)
Horizontal Bunsen Burner, 15s (1) (2) (3) Part. I, § (a) (1) (iv)
Horizontal Bunsen Burner, 15s (1) (2) (3) Part. I, § (a) (1) (v)
60 ° Bunsen Burner, 30s (1) (2)
(Cable/WIRE)
Part. I, § (a) (3)
60 ° Bunsen Burner, 30s (1) (2)
(Heat shrinkable Tubing)
Part. I, § (a) (3)
Flammability of Seat cushions (2) Part II
Heat Release
Heat Release (2) Part. Iv
Smoke density
Smoke Density (2)
Flaming Mode Only
Part. V
Flame Penetration
45 ° Bunsen Burner Test, 30s (1) (2) (3) Part I, § (a) (2) (ii) & (iii)
Flame Penetration resistance of Cargo compartments liners (2) Part III
Flame Penetration of Thermal/Acoustic Insulation (2) Part VII

(1) DASSAULT AVIATION qualified
(2) FAA referenced
(3) NADCAP accredited

Aeronautics: AIRBUS
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The Recoll Fire Laboratory is qualified by AIRBUS for the tests listed below

Topic AITM (ABD0031)
Flammability & Flame Propagation
Vertical Bunsen Burner, 60s AITM 2.0002 A
Vertical Bunsen Burner, 12s AITM 2.0002 B
Horizontal Bunsen Burner, 15s AITM 2.0003 A
Horizontal Bunsen Burner, 15s AITM 2.0003 B
60 ° Bunsen Burner, 30s
(Cable/WIRE)
AITM 2.0005
60 ° Bunsen Burner, 30s
(Heat shrinkable Tubing)
AITM 2.0038
Heat Release
Heat Release AITM 2.0006
Smoke density
Smoke density
Flaming Mode Only
AITM 2.0007 A
Smoke density
Flame and Non-Flaming Mode
AITM 2.0007 B
Smoke density
Electrical Wire/Cable for Power Supply
AITM 2.0008 A
Smoke density
Electrical and Non-electrical Cable for Signal/Data Transmission
AITM 2.0008 A/B
Smoke toxicity
Smoke toxicity AITM 3.0005
Flame Penetration
45 ° Bunsen Burner Test, 30s AITM 2.0004

Rail: EN 45545 (orientation)
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Topic Railway Tests
Measurement of MAHRE ISO 5660-1
Smoke Density (Ds (4), VOF (4) ISO 5659-2
Smoke Density (Dsmax) ISO 5659-2
Smoke toxicity (ITCG) ISO 5659-2
Oxygen Index ISO 4589-2

Tests according to the requirements: R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R9, R10, R11, R12, R17, R19, R21 and R24

Other
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ISO 5660-1
ISO 5659-2
ISO 4589-2
UL 94 Rating
MVSS 302
ISO 3795