11/08/2017

Public Transport

EN 45545-2:2013

FSC certified birch plywood treated with Burnblock® fire retardant

meets the highest standards for the European transport sector


 

The EN 45545-2 rail Standard involves an evaluation of the following
fire performance tests for railway rolling stock walls and floors.

 

R1; HL1, HL2 (walls)

ISO 5658-2
ISO 5660-1
ISO 5639-2+tox (50 kW/m2)

R10; HL1, HL2 and HL3 (flooring)

EN ISO 9239-1
EN ISO 5659-2+tox (25 kW/m2)

 

 


The certification covers the following Operating Conditions (OC)

OC 1: Vehicles for operation on infrastructure (tunnel or elevated
structures < 1km in length) where railway vehicles may be stopped
withminimum delay, and where a safe area can always be reached immediately.

OC 2: Vehicles for operation on underground sections, tunnels and/or
elevated structures (< 5 km in length), with side evacuation availableand
where there are stations or rescue stations that offer a place of
safety to passengers, reachable within a short running time 4min (min
speed 80 km/h).

OC 3: Vehicles for operation on underground sections, tunnels and/orelevated
structures (> 5 km in length), with side evacuation available
and where there are stations or rescue stations that offer a place of
safety to passengers, reachable within a long running time 15min (min
speed 80 km/h).

OC 4: Vehicles for operation on underground sections, tunnels and/or
elevated structures (< 5 km in length), without side evacuation available
and where there are stations or rescue stations that offer a place ofsafety
to passengers, reachable within a short running time 4min (min
speed 80 km/h).