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J-Flex obtains Building Approval
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, EDPM - 8th Nov, 2019


The J-Flex range of Flame Retardant, Low Smoke, Low Toxicity materials have now gained approval to EN 13501-1.

Building on an already impressive list of approvals, which include EN45545-2, BS6853, NFF 1010/16, DIN 5510, UL 94 V(0) and NFPA, this EN 13501-1 approval means J-Flex EPDM materials can now be used in construction products and building elements where fire safety and approval to EN 13501-1 is a requirement.

J-Flex Chairman John Kirk, said:

“Not only is our material Tested & Certified/Approved for leading rolling stock & equipment standards worldwide, we now have approval to EN 13501-1. This standard covers materials used in Construction Products and Building Elements – and we are now supplying material for infrastructure construction projects. It’s fabulous news, which further cements our reputation as market leaders in the rubber industry.”

Material is available in sheet form – from 1mm to 10mm – as well as custom made components such as Mouldings, Extrusions and Fabrications.

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