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FM Global Approval for Kingspan Insulated Panels
20-08-2008To achieve FM approval the panels must undergo large scale of fire testing. The test is a very severe wall and ceiling fire test. Two walls 15,24m high with a ceiling are lined with panels and a large fire source (345kg dry timber) is set alight in the corner.
To pass this test there must be no flame spread on fire propagation to the extremities of the panel construction. Kingspan’s FM approved panels are well within these limits with no flame spread away from the fire source.
FM systems are widely recognized by investors, property insurers, designers and constructors for their superior fire engineered performance thus reducing fire risks.