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IMO Testing

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.

IMO A.653(18)Surface Flammability of Bulkhead, Ceiling, and Such Finish MaterialsMarina Gonzalez
Samuel Fey
IMO A.753 (18)Guidelines for the Application of Plastic Pipes on Ships. Similar to ASTM F 1173Brandon Meckel
Curtis Roberds
IMO FTP Code Part 1Non-Combustibility TestSamuel Fey
IMO FTP Code Part 2Smoke and Toxicity TestMarina Gonzalez
Karen Carpenter
IMO FTP Code Part 3 (A.754(18))Recommendation of Fire Resistance Tests for "A," "B," and "F" Class DivisionsKaren Carpenter
IMO FTP Code Part 5Test for Surface FlammabilityMarina Gonzalez
Samuel Fey
IMO FTP Code Part 6Test for Primary DeckSamuel Fey
IMO FTP Code Part 7Test for Vertically Supported Textiles and FilmsSamuel Fey
IMO FTP Code Part 8Test for Upholstered FurnitureSamuel Fey
IMO FTP Code Part 9Test for Bedding ComponentsSamuel Fey
IMO Resolution MSC.40(64)Fire Restricting Materials (ISO 9705)Karen Carpenter