Automotive fire testing

Warringtonfire offers a wide range of automotive fire testing methods from our reaction to fire laboratory in Warrington, which have been developed by the motor industry to assess burning behavior.

We offer numerous automotive fire testing services across fire, flammability and smoke testing standards to verify the performance of your automotive interior materials.

Motor vehicles contain several components and materials used within the passenger compartment that can burn if subjected to a large enough ignition source. These components and materials need to have a degree of burn resistance so that occupants have time to escape the vehicle in the event of a fire.

Our automotive fire testing capabilities include:

  • Fire testing for vehicle interiors materials according to ECE R118, Annex 6 horizontal (FMVSS 302)
  • Dripping testing according to ECE R118, Annex 7 )
  • Fire testing for vehicle interiors according to, , ECE R118, Annex 8 vertical
  • Resistance test against fuel penetration, ECE R118, Annex 9
  • Cable testing, ECE R118, Annex 10 (ISO 6722) 
  • ISO 3795 and any manufacturers specs
  • BS AU 169a
  • GB 8410 (China Republic)
  • VDE 0471 Glow Wire
  • ASTM D635
  • VSTD (Taiwan)
  • Nissan M0094
  • SAE J369
  • HES D6003