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 fire safety design strategies, through 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.

Our services

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Cable Systems

Testing of cable systems is now undertaken by our sister company Warringtonfire, as part of their range of fire resistance testing services for the building products industry.

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Cone Calorimetry

Cone Calorimeter

Find out why the cone calorimeter test is a cost-effective way to research the fire performance of products.

Cone Calorimetry

Doorsets and Shutters

Element’s sister company Warringtonfire offers accredited fire resistance testing services for doorsets, door hardware and shutters.

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Ducts and Dampers

Find out about Warringtonfire’s fire resistance duct and dampers testing capabilities from its BELAC accredited laboratory in Gent.

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External Cladding Facade Testing

External Cladding

Find out how Warringtonfire tests external building cladding systems for the construction sector.

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Fenestration

Element is proud to support the fenestration industry with the unique ability to provide an array of services catered to the window and door industry.

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Fire Stopping and Penetrations

Find out about Warringtonfire's UKAS, BELAC and NATA accredited fire stopping product testing services.

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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

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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

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HVAC Performance Testing

HVAC Performance Testing

Element is at the forefront of HVAC performance testing, providing pre-certification assessments and performance evaluations of products across a range of electric and gas-fired HVAC appliances.

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 Insulation flammability testing | Reaction to fire

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

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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.

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radiant panel test

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.

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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.

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Steiner Tunnel test

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.

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Structural Steelwork

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.

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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

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Wall and partition systems testing

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.

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Water Mist Systems

Water Mist Systems

Find out how Warringtonfire has recently expanded its fire testing capabilities through its expanded water mist systems testing capability.

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