Furniture testing

Exova's FIRA testing laboratory provides a UKAS accredited service for all types of furniture and related products for the domestic and contract markets


This includes flammability and fibre performance tests on fabrics and foams, performance tests on adhesives and boards, and structural testing on finished products. Highly skilled technicians also develop bespoke testing and equipment for use in the UK and other countries.

In addition to our UK-based centre of excellence, we have test facilities and accredited testing partners throughout the world.
 

Structural testing of tables and desks to meet both British and European standards.  

Find out more

Flammability, stability, safety and performance testing.  

Find out more

Surface finish testing for mechanical damage, resistance to wet and dry heat and chemical resista...

Find out more

A range of tests are required for chairs, seating and upholstery, depending on the end use of the...

Find out more

Compliance of office, school and domestic furniture, equipment and work environments with Health ...

Find out more

Workplace compliance with all aspects of the Disability Discrimination Act.  

Find out more

We conduct user trials or use expert check lists, which are developed in house, on a wide variety...

Find out more
All of our furniture services are delivered by recognised industry experts FIRA International Ltd,
part of the Exova Group.
Contact us
Call +44 (0) 1438 777700
Contact us
Why FIRA furniture testing?
Product testing is essential to ensure that the products you are manufacturing, buying or selling are legal, safe and fit for purpose.
Find out more