The Testing pole provides you with a complete set of fire testing methods; to characterize the reaction to fire of you materials and assemblies.

  • For European Railway, Fire testing according to EN 45545-2, including annexes A & B for seat
  • For French Railway Fire testing according to NF F 16 101/102 and 201
  • For American Railway Fire testing according to NFPA 130 , including ASTM E 162 radiant panel
  • For Aircraft, Fire testing according to FAR 25.853 + annex F
  • For Shipping, Fire testing according to 2012 FTP codes, including EN ISO 5658-2 radiant panel
  • For Building, Fire testing according to Euroclasses, including EN 13823 SBI fire test ( CREPIM= NB 2137)
  • For cars industry, Fire testing according to NF ISO 3795/ FMVSS 302
  • For E&E equipments, Fire testing according to NF EN 60695-2-12, UL94
  • More 50 fire test method available for seats, upholstery...

We have set up different levels of offers to fit with you request of fair price, lead time and quality. Feel free to contact us for any demand. We follow the fire test evolution via the French mirror group linked to TC 127 – building and TC256 - railways

The development of CREPIM continues in the context of fire resistance, with the extension of our COFRAC accreditation to the tests EN 1363-1, EN 1634-1 and EN 1634-2. These applied to the rail reference system (EN 45545-3) and maritime (FTP code 2010 part 3 and part 4).

We can also perform all types of non-accredited tests related to standards for partitions and walls (EN 1364-1), ceilings (EN 1364-2) and doors (EN 1634-1), as well as other standards.

The Certification pole features skilled teams devoted to 3rd part certification

  • Impartiality, confidentiality, independence
  • Highly skilled team of worldwide specialists
  • A single project leader to pass all the certification steps

Our service is completely integrated, with a sole contact point, which makes the procedure easy to handle form your side.

The Development pole – it is our original activity – to support you in the development of FR formulas:

  • Formulation of materials and products to meet fire test requirements and codes
  • Development and benchmark of flame retardant solutions taking into account REACH and ROHS regulations and the end of life management of the product in order to be in line with the potential “second life” of material.
  • Assistance funding (Gvt Tax refund program "CIR")

Focus on FR resins development, Thermoplastic or thermoset, mainly based on all technologies, featuring intumescence

The Training pole to upgrade you skill regarding

  • Fireproofing chemistry and strategies - Flame retardant systems
  • Fire testing method and standardisation
  • Fire regulation
  • Control laws relating to the triptych [material-material reaction to fire]

More than 20 training sessions focused on fire: feel free to tease us for any request and become fire expert

CREPIM is the major European Laboratories for development and approval of materials covered by fire regulations. CREPIM develops, guaranties and qualifies the fire performances of materials and assemblies for all concerned areas, featuring the mass transportation sectors (railway, aviation and maritime), as well as in the construction, electric products, and textile sectors. All these studies take into account the end of life management of the product in order to be in line with the potential “second life” of the material and with its impact on the environment.

Our organisation features four divisions: (i) Development, (ii) Testing division, (iii) Certification division and (iv) Training division. The whole team includes 20 people featuring, for a large part, chemists, (MSc, doctors and senior scientists).

Feel free to challenge us for any needs !!!

Key player at the European level, CREPIM develops, guaranties and qualifies the fire performances of materials and assemblies

CREPIM: fire test expert

CREPIM is one of the major European Laboratories for development and the approval of materials covered by fire regulations. CREPIM (i) develops, (ii)tests and (iii) certifies the fire performances of materials and assemblies for all concerned areas featuring the mass transportation sectors (railways, aircrafts and boats), in the building, electrical, and textile sectors. This activity is carried out in an Environmentally-Friendly way taking into account the end-of-life product.

Market is reactive, you should be reactive, CREPIM is reactive

Our organisation features four poles: (i) Development and (ii) testing pole, (iii) CE marking- Construction Product Regulation –and Certification pole and (iv) training pole, all focus on fire chemistry and testing . The whole team includes 20 people, featuring chemists for a large part (Msc, doctors and senior scientists)

The Development pole – it is our original activity – to support you in the development of FR formulas:


Focus on FR resins development, Thermoplastic or thermoset, mainly based on all technologies, featuring intumescence

The Testing pole provides you with a complete set of fire testing methods; to characterize the reaction to fire of you materials and assemblies. Ours teams are fully skilled, trained and recognized to deliver you a direct access to market:


The Training pole to upgrade you skill regarding


The CE marking- Construction Product Regulation –and Certification pole, to lead you on the CE marking route for you construction products



CREPIM: worldwide fire test and fire expertise

CREPIM: an organization focused on flexibility and technical knowledge



This offer, which covers the whole chain from upstream to downstream, is unique in Europe. The board of CREPIM, which gathers academic, institutional and private own partners settle a base on which CREPIM’s teams can drain scientific knowledge to turn over upper edges services towards customers. Contracts with partners feature a large array of collaboration types, from spot testing and consulting, up to technological development and long term study.

News

Crepim takes an active part in FAA meeting in Alabama from the 7 th to 8 th of march

Tuesday 07 march 2017

This meeting is focusing on fire test method and aims to address key issues

- full scale method reveiw

-new rule for Fire testing and new method development

-regulation monitoring and Review of the FAR 25 document -regulation and International harmonisation

Feel free to contact us for any information

Trends in Fire Safety and Innovative Flame Retardants for Plastics conference, 14. - 15. März 2017 @ Würzburg, Germany

Sunday 05 february 2017

My Friend Dr Troitzsch organise every year a conference focuses on Fr trends, in Würzburg, Germany.

This 15th conference on fire safety and innovative flame retardants for plastics will focus on the latest status and trends in fire safety regulations and tests, environmental aspects and sustainability, as well as on the advances in innovative flame retardant systems and their use in polymers. In addition, this conference aims at presenting R&D innovations from academia and institutes and their transfer to industrial applications.

Changing fire safety requirements in building and construction, mass transport, and E&E applications may dramatically influence the use of materials and products in these fields. They are addressed in presentations on important developments in building (fire safety of façade thermal insulation, ongoing toxicity debate), transport (revision of European railway fire protection standard) and E&E (future requirements). In addition, the role of bench-scale fire testing in research and development to evaluate new flame retardant systems will be presented. 

This is a real opportunity to get the big picture of "what is happening in Germany" and feel free to download the programme . You are just in time to register at http://www.skz.de/de/weiterbildung/108.Weiterbildung.html?detID=11016

Hope to see you over there

CREPIM: 2017 new training list available!!!

Tuesday 17 january 2017

Feel free to download out training list, which features some new interesting item such as RPC & Cables issue for example

Feel free to tease us for any request franck.poutch@crepim.fr

Fermer

CREPIM is now an approval supplier by SWS

SWS are an EASA Part 21J approved design organization and a world-class strategic partner for organizations in the aircraft interiors industry all over the world requiring airworthiness approvals support.

CREPIM - R118 fire testing for bus

Sole French lab accredtited by the COFRAC

CREPIM R 118 fire testing

Unique lab accredited by the COFRAC in France!!

Good news for Navy applications !

We are now accredited by COFRAC on AFAP (Allied Fire Assessment publications) according to the standard STANAG 4602 related to AFAP 5, dedicated to the measurement of heat flow according to ISO 5660.

Good news for Navy applications !

We are now accredited by COFRAC on AFAP (Allied Fire Assessment publications) according to the standard STANAG 4602 related to AFAP 3, focused on the measurement of smoke toxicity according to NF X 70-100 at the temperatures of 350 & 800 ° C, including acrolein & formaldehyde (350 ° C), and phenol

Good news for Navy applications !

We are now accredited by COFRAC on AFAP (Allied Fire Assessment publications) according to the standard STANAG 4602 related to AFAP 2, focusing on smoke opacity measurement tests according to ISO 5659-2; with measurement of the smoke density at 10 min (Ds10) and at the maximum value (Dm)

Good news for Navy applications !

We are now accredited by COFRAC on AFAP (Allied Fire Assessment publications) according to the standard STANAG 4602 related to AFAP 4 focused on the evaluation of the critical flow at the time of extinction, as well as the quantity of heat released in the form of heat flow, according to ISO 5658.

CREPIM ready for IMO fire test!!

CREPIM is recognised by IMO onFTP CODE 2010 fire test featured in Annex 1 : Part 1 EN ISO 1182 non combustibility test

CREPIM ready for IMO fire test!!

CREPIM is recognised by IMO onFTP CODE 2010 fire test featured in Annex 1 : Part 2 EN ISO 5659-2 Smoke and toxicity test

CREPIM ready for IMO fire test!!

CREPIM is recognised by IMO onFTP CODE 2010 fire test featured in Annex 1 : Part 5 - EN ISO 5658-2 Test for surface flammability

New Fire Resistancy laboratory !

Brand new lab and equipment related to railways EN 45545-3 related to walls (NF EN 1364-1), ceilings (NF EN 1364-2) and doors (NF EN 1634-1)

New Fire Resistancy laboratory!

Brand new lab and equipment related to Maritime sectors, civil & military, according to FTP code 2010 part 3 and part 4, related to walls (NF EN 1364-1), ceilings (NF EN 1364-2) and doors (NF EN 1634-1)

Good news for Navy applications!

We are now accredited by COFRAC on AFAP (Allied Fire Assessment publications) according to the standard STANAG 4602- related to standard AFAP 1, whose tests ISO 4589-2 and ISO 1716,