Research Projects

Brandforsk has financed hundreds of projects over a 40 year time period and with our help, research and development within the field of fire protection science has made big advances.

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Inhibit fire with molecules from nature – application on textiles

Textiles are an indispensable part of human life and are used in many different consumer products such as clothes, blankets, carpets, bedsheets, and upholstery. Since they are combustible, they will contribute to a large fire load in a room. One way to increase fire safety in homes and public buildings is to use flame retardants …

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Evaluation of existing refuge areas

Safe refuge areas have been included in the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building andPlanning’s building regulations since 2011 as an evacuation solution for persons with reducedmobility when it is not possible to evacuate to a safe place from a public space …

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Limiting fire spread in large floor plan compartment with visible timber

The number of tall buildings combining both a visible mass timber structure and large open floor plans is growing rapidly introducing new fire safety challenges. One risk is that of very rapid flame spread in the ceiling, originating from a severe but localized fire, resulting in fires where the majority of large compartments burn simultaneously …

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Fire Safety in Timber Buildings – A review of existing knowledge

Brandsäkerhet i träbyggnader är fortsatt högaktuellt. Sedan den tidigare kunskapssammanställningen om brandsäkerhet i träbyggnader publicerats har mycket forskning på detta område utförts nationellt och internationellt. Idag finns mer kunskap som kan vara viktigt att känna till för de som arbetar med brandskyddsfrågor i träbyggnader.

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