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IMO Testing

Fire resistance, smoke and toxicity, and flammability tests of materials for use in marine applications.

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We provide fire resistance and material flammability testing for compliance with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Resolutions. SwRI is recognized as an independent testing laboratory and quality assurance agency by the U.S. Coast Guard and accepted by Det Norske Veritas, Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, the American Bureau of Shipping and other classification societies.

STANDARD TEST DESCRIPTION CONTACT
IMO A.653(18) Surface Flammability of Bulkhead, Ceiling, and Such Finish Materials Gene Horton
Natasha Albracht
IMO A.753 (18) Guidelines for the Application of Plastic Pipes on Ships. Similar to ASTM F 1173 Jeremy McDonald
IMO FTP Code Part 1 Non-Combustibility Test Natasha Albracht
IMO FTP Code Part 2 Smoke and Toxicity Test Gene Horton
Natasha Albracht
IMO FTP Code Part 3 (A.754(18)) Recommendation of Fire Resistance Tests for "A," "B," and "F" Class Divisions Karen Carpenter
IMO FTP Code Part 5 Test for Surface Flammability Gene Horton
Natasha Albracht
IMO FTP Code Part 6 Test for Primary Deck Gene Horton
Natasha Albracht
IMO FTP Code Part 7 Test for Vertically Supported Textiles and Films Natasha Albracht
IMO FTP Code Part 8 Test for Upholstered Furniture Natasha Albracht
IMO FTP Code Part 9 Test for Bedding Components Natasha Albracht
IMO Resolution MSC.40(64) Fire Restricting Materials (ISO 9705) Karen Carpenter