October 2009, Interscience Communications Limited acquired a fire
research and testing laboratory at Gosport, Hampshire from QinetiQ,
Cuthbert Chong previously Manager of the laboratory joined
Interscience’s Director Steve Grayson and
Laboratory Manager Suresh Kumar to facilitate a
seamless transition. Interscience and QinetiQ continues to cooperate
in fire research projects and to partner in broader based projects.
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cables, cable fire tests, imo, cables en 13502 en 50399, tesa, telefonica,
offers a comprehensive, fast, cost effective, fully UKAS
accredited fire testing service. Our staff has offered such services
for more than 30 years and work in BS, ISO, IEC, ASTM and CEN standards
committees and are fully familiar with these standards, national
and regional regulations and codes, and thus able to offer testing
advice and product stewardship to our clients.
has been developed with specification committee representation,
the use of a wide range of international standards and specialist
analytical techniques in a fully equipped laboratory.
test facilities based at Haslar, Gosport enable materials to be
evaluated quickly for smoke, toxic gas production, flame spread,
heat release and many other fire related parameters.
also offers in-house-research, testing and consultancy and management
of multi-laboratory or international programmes that we carry out
with our associates. We offer a high level of personal service as
well as access to a unique network of the world's leading consultants
and testing facilities.The Fire Laboratory in under the day-to-day
management of Suresh Kumar ("Kumar") and the consultancy
lead by Stephen Grayson provides an expansive and bespoke service
Please contact us to discuss your Testing or Research requirements