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Continued Safe Use of NUDURA ICFs within Building of Non-Combustible Construction

Jul 17, 2017
STATEMENT REGARDING CONTINUED SAFE USE OF NUDURA INSULATED
CONCRETE FORMS WITHIN BUILDINGS OF NON-COMBUSTIBLE CONSTRUCTION


First and foremost, NUDURA Inc. extends our sincere condolences to the families and those that have been directly or indirectly affected by the recent Grenfell Tower fire. In light of the concerns that have been raised by this tragic incident, NUDURA has been asked by our valued clients to provide a statement with respect to our Insulated Concrete Form System and the safety of structures employing our technology both now and in the future.

NUDURA’s Insulated Form System has been marketed throughout the UK and Europe under European Technical Approval/Assessment (ETA 07/0034) since 2007, which was evaluated and approved under the British Board of AgrОment (BBA) and deemed to be in full accordance with European Organisation of Technical Approval (EOTA) European Approval Guideline (ETAG) Document 009 (“Non-Load Bearing Permanent Kits/Shuttering Systems based on Hollow Blocks or Panels of Insulation Materials and sometimes Concrete”).

The foam plastic insulation used in our systems has also been assessed to be in full compliance with the Code Standards of Europe and the UK, specifically EN 13501-1 – attaining Classification E. All EPS foam used in our formwork (by this and similar manufacturing Regulations within North America) contains a mandatory polymeric based flame inhibiting agent, which is designed to extinguish flame when the flame source is removed from contact with the foam...

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