Element and its market-leading sister brands Warringtonfire and BM TRADA, deliver services to the building products industry sector from a network of accredited laboratories and locations in Europe, the Middle East, North America and Asia Pacific. We help our customers achieve regulatory compliance, enabling market access across the world.
Our team of engaged experts deliver integrated testing, inspection, certification and advisory solutions every day, providing our customers with the greatest depth of expertise and the broadest scope of services, building assurance and providing solutions for a complex world.
We provide end to end solutions from product testing inspection and assessment, to third party certification. We work with key stakeholders at every stage of a project from architects and designers, to contractors and developers, planning and local authorities, building owners and operators and product manufacturers.
Our holistic offering enables our customers to develop better products and services, on time, saving time and money and minimizing risk.
Find out about Element's industry-leading operational testing, quality control, durability, corrosion resistance, thermal testing and security testing for door hardware.
Find out why the cone calorimeter test is a cost-effective way to research the fire performance of products.
Doorsets and Shutters
Element’s sister company Warringtonfire offers accredited fire resistance testing services for doorsets, door hardware and shutters.
Doors & Windows
Find out how Elements experts test doors and windows for air permeability, water tightness and wind resistance; mechanical strength and durability and enhanced security to British, European and International standards.
Ducts and Dampers
Find out about Warringtonfire’s fire resistance duct and dampers testing capabilities from its BELAC accredited laboratory in Gent.
Find out how Warringtonfire tests external building cladding systems for the construction sector.
Fire Stopping and Penetrations
Find out about Warringtonfire's UKAS, BELAC and NATA accredited fire stopping product testing services.
Floor and Suspended Ceilings
Element’s sister company Warringtonfire can provide reaction to fire, combustibility, as well as fire resistance, testing for all your floor and suspended ceiling system requirements
Glass and Glazing
UKAS, BELAC and NATA accredited glass and glazing systems fire testing services from our sister company Warringtonfire - designed to meet British, European and International standards
Insulation Flammability Testing
Flammability testing for thermal insulation is provided by Warringtonfire to BS 5803-4, as well as fire resistance tests under BS 476-1 and BS EN 13501-1
Plastics and Surface Materials
Learn how Warringtonfire can help test how your plastics and surface materials will react in a real-life fire situation, to ensure the products you develop are fit for purpose.
Radiant Panel Test
Learn about Element's radiant panel test and how it can help you evaluate the reaction-to-fire properties of your floor system.
Smoke Curtains and Components
Learn how Warringtonfire’s smoke curtain testing to various standards, including BS and EN, can help you meet building regulations requirements.
Steiner Tunnel Testing
Learn about how Element performs the Steiner Tunnel test to both North American and Middle East standards ASTM E84, UL 723, CAN/ULC-S102 and CAN/ULC-S102.2.
Warringtonfire is fully equipped to guide you through the structural steelwork protection testing process from start to finish. We offer an end-to-end solution including independent fire testing, fire engineering and fire certification services.
Timber Panel Products
Timber panel products need to be tested for both reaction to fire and fire resistance. Find out how our sister company, Warringtonfire, can help
Wall and Partition Systems
Warringtonfire provides accredited fire resistance testing of walls and partition walls to Australian, British, European and International standards for load bearing systems and non-load bearing systems from our accredited laboratories.
Water Mist Systems
Find out how Warringtonfire has recently expanded its fire testing capabilities through its expanded water mist systems testing capability.