Testing and Standards

Whether for research and development purposes or in connection with our product certification, you can trust Guardian to perform a wide range of tests to the highest industry standards. Our independent testing laboratory provides impartial fire testing for a variety of building products used in residential and commercial construction.
Below, you can find the standard tests we offer. You can search by product category, product type, or testing standard.

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PRODUCT CATEGORY

Building Products: Coatings, Door Assemblies, Expansion Joint Systems, Fabrics, Fiberboard, Fire Curtain/Shutter, Floor/ceiling assemblies, Insulation, Moveable Fire Wall Systems, Oriented Strand Board, Particle Board, Plywood, Wall Assemblies

Heating: Chimney Liners and Sealants, Gas-fueled Heaters, Solid Fuel Burning Appliances

Record Protection: Safes, Security Containers

Adhesives: Adhesives

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TESTS/STANDARD

PRODUCT CATEGORYTEST/STANDARD
Building Products
CoatingsASTM E-119Standard Test Methods For Fire Tests Of Building Construction And Materials
 ASTM E-2226Standard Practice For Application Of Hose Stream
 NFPA 251Standard Methods of Tests of Fire Resistance of Building Construction and Materials
 UL 1715Fire Test of Interior Finish Material
 UL 263Standard for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ULC-S-101Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials
Door AssembliesASTM E-152-81Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ASTM-E-2226Standard Practice for Application of Hose Stream
 GL-97-02Standard for Field Labeling Service
 NFPA 252Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
 NFPA 80Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives
 UL 10AStandard for Tin-Clad Fire Doors
 UL 10BStandard for Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
 UL 10CStandard for Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
 UL 10DStandard for Fire Tests of Fire-Protective Curtain Assemblies
 UL 63Outline of Investigation for Fire Door Frames
Expansion Joint SystemsASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ASTM E-1966Standard Test Method for Fire-Resistive Joint Systems
 ASTM E-814Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems
 ASTM-E-2226Standard Practice for Application of Hose Stream
 UL 1479Standard for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestops
 UL 2079Tests for Fire Resistance of Building Joint Systems
 ULC-S115Fire Resistant and Firestop Products and Systems
FabricsNFPA 705Recommended Practice for a Field Flame Test for Textiles and Films
FiberboardASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ASTM E-2768Standard Test Method for Extended Duration Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (30 min Tunnel Test)
 ASTM E-84Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
 CAN/ULC-S102Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials and Assemblies
Fire Curtain/Shutter, Movable Fire Wall SystemUL10DStandard for Fire Tests of Fire-Protective Curtain Assemblies
Floor/Ceiling AssembliesASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
InsulationNFPA 705Recommended Practice for a Field Flame Test for Textiles and Films
Oriented Strand BoardASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ASTM E-2768Standard Test Method for Extended Duration Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (30 min Tunnel Test)
 ASTM E-84Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
 CAN/ULC-S102Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials and Assemblies
Particle BoardASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ASTM E-2768Standard Test Method for Extended Duration Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (30 min Tunnel Test)
 ASTM E-84Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
 CAN/ULC-S102Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of building Materials and Assemblies
PlywoodASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ASTM E-2768Standard Test Method for Extended Duration Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (30 min Tunnel Test)
 ASTM E-84Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
 CAN/ULC-S102Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials and Assemblies
Wall AssembliesASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
Heating
Chimney Liners & SealantsUL 1777Standard for Chimney Liners
Solid Fuel Burning AppliancesASTM E-1509Standard Specification for Room Heaters, Pellet Fuel-Burning Type
 CSA-B366.1Solid-Fuel-Fired Central Heating Appliances
 UL 1482Standard for Solid-Fuel Type Room Heaters
 UL 391Standard for Solid-Fuel and Combination-Fuel Central and Supplementary Furnaces
 ULC CAN-S627Standard for Space Heaters for Use With Solid Fuels
Record Protection Equipment
SafesNFPA 232Standard for the Protection of Records
 UL 72Standard for Tests for Fire Resistance of Record Protection Equipment
Adhesives
AdhesivesASTM E-119Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 ASTM E-84Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
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