About Stevenage FIRA.
Stevenage FIRA is a UKAS-accredited laboratory to BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017 that carries out testing which simulates real-life use and foreseeable misuse for all types of furniture and related products for both the domestic and contract markets.
Our testing services include:
- Flammability and physical performance tests on fabrics, foams, mattresses and cushions (upholstery)
- Safety, strength and durability testing on finished products including seating, tables and storage furniture
- Performance tests on adhesives and boards
- Bespoke testing services
- Development of new test methods
- Assessment of instructions and flat pack assembly
- User trials
- Dimensional assessment against ergonomic Standards
- Design concept evaluation