Fire Testing

Help manufacturers improve fire performance of products and materials


Fire is a dangerous element that can destroy properties and endanger lives. Laboratory scale fire testing can help determine the fire performance of a product, thereby assisting manufacturers design products that are fire-resistant and have a lower spread of flame characteristic. 

Fire testing allows manufacturers to understand the behaviour of materials and products. The information on a product’s fire performance including fire resistance, flammability, flame / smoke spread characteristics etc, can help manufacturers design products that are safe.


  • Protect your company from costly and image damaging scandals and recalls
  • Reduce your business risks by meeting regulatory requirements and standards
  • Increase quality and safety of your products and processes
  • Save time and costs as we provide you with a one-stop testing and certification service
  • Take advantage of our global accreditations
  • Take advantage of our state-of-the-art laboratories with comprehensive testing equipment and professional expertise
  • Increase customer confidence in your product when your product goes through independent testing
  • Shorten your time-to-market and increase market access when you meet regulatory requirements and standards


TÜV SÜD’s fire testing laboratories are recognised by the Fire Safety and Shelter Department (FSSD) of Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) as well as fire and housing authorities in Hong Kong and Civil Defence in Middle East countries such as Dubai, Qatar, etc.

Third party inspection
TÜV SÜD provides third-party batch inspections, both locally and overseas.

Quality Assurance Scheme
TÜV SÜD provides testing support for the Product Listing Scheme (PLS), which manufacturers and traders use as a quality assurance scheme to achieve product conformance and product acceptance by buyers and regulatory authorities.

TÜV SÜD’s Fire Testing services

  1.  Mechanical test 
    • Door hardwares
    • Fire fighting products
  2. Fire resistance test
    • Products include composite/lift landing doorsets, dampers, wall, glazing, refuse chute hoppers, dumbwaiters, intumescent paint, etc.
  3. Reaction to fire test 
    • Building materials
    • Electrical cable
    • Flooring
    • Materials used in transportation
    • Plastic and rubber materials
    • Ship materials
    • Textile materials
    • Upholstery and furnishing


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