SPECIALISTS IN THE SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF OUTDOOR PORCELAIN FLOORS

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Author: Vanessa Gale

Since the ban on combustible materials used on high rise buildings and “specified attachments” above 18 metres, architects, specifiers and other decision makers in built projects must make decisions driven by safety. When specifying materials for such purposes, it is essential that they are class A1 or A2 fire-rated,...

You will have no doubt heard about construction products being described as ‘A1/non-combustible’, ‘A2/limited combustibility’ and so on. But how is this assessed? This blog sets out to give you a high-level overview of how materials in the UK (and other European Countries) are tested for fire ratings, allowing the...

With increasing popularity of pedestal systems for raised external flooring, the development of external grade porcelain has accelerated and is easily able to compete with natural stone and timber. Specifiers, architects and designers can now reap the benefits of both systems. Just how ideal...