Posts Tagged: Fire Retardancy

BS 6396 with Phil Reynolds

I thought this month I’d introduce one of our newest standards: BS 6396:2022 – ‘Electrical systems in furniture. Specification’ The standard has a long history within the office sector, where it was used to guide the correct installation of electrical power and data systems, primarily in office desks. Times have changed however, and we want… Read More >

13 June 2022

Fire Safety with Phil Reynolds

When I was thinking about writing this piece, it struck me that the subject I get asked about most is furniture and furnishings fire safety, in fact last year I recorded a whole series of videos interviews about the subject with Design Insider. I guess it shouldn’t surprise me, as the UK has some of… Read More >

16 May 2022

Bespoke by Evans Launch The Stirling Collection

Approved by Stirling University’s Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC), Bespoke by Evans’ new flame retardant fabrics is the first collection to meet independent testing standards and has been awarded dementia-friendly ratings of ‘2a’ and ‘2b’ for use as dementia-inclusive designs for curtains, upholstery, cushions and accessories. [Find Evans Textiles on BCFA Product Finder] Bespoke by… Read More >

28 March 2022

Sekers/FR-One – Q&A with Olivier Delhomme

FR-One, are high performance inherent FR fabrics meeting severe contract requirements and worldwide Fire standards on land and at sea.  We took the opportunity to speak with Olivier Delhomme, General Manager of FR-One, about being a long serving passionate member of the industry and the brand’s RE-Invent range. What was the main focus when designing… Read More >

24 May 2021

Webinar: FR – Your Questions Answered

Do you know when and where you need to use Fire Retardant Textiles? Who is legally responsible and accountable for FR fabrics? What is Trevira? On Thursday 21st January at 3pm Phil Reynolds, Emily Arch and Dafydd Watkins answered all of your FR questions. Watch the webinar in full. Phil Reynolds, Divisional Manager Furniture and Floor coverings at SATRA… Read More >

28 January 2021