We’ve come a long way in the area of fire protection and safety. Due to significant advances in our knowledge and methods of treating fires, we are now more than ever able to protect ourselves from the devastation that fires can cause. However, there’s no one method or system that can 100% protect or prevent fires. Everything has its limitations. Today we’ll discuss some of the inherent limitations of flameproofing and the field flame test that follows.
Did you know that flameproofing is really a two-part process? You’re probably aware of the fact that flameproofing involves a flameproofing company coming to your business site to treat fabrics, textiles and other required decorative items with fire retardants. But did you know that’s just Part 1? The second part of this process is the field flame test. This is when your treated items are actually tested for flame resistance. Today we’ll talk about what’s involved in the second half of the flameproofing process.