Rob Axe joins IFC

Rob Axe has recently joined the International Fire Consultants (IFC Group) team as it continues to grow and add more capability and expertise for clients.

Rob has joined IFC having gained over 8 years’ experience within the passive fire protection industry, most notably within Fire Resistance testing. Rob was leading the testing team within a fire resistance testing laboratory.  Having witnessed over 800 tests, his knowledge of a wide range of building products will be a great addition to the IFC Product Testing, Development and Evaluation team.

Rob has also delivered training courses related to fire resistant door assemblies, and has been involved in technical bodies to ensure compliance in line with current testing standards. His areas of expertise within testing include fire doorsets, penetration seals, partition systems and glazed screens.

David Cooper, Head of the Product Testing, Development and Evaluation team has known Rob for some years in his previous role and is delighted to welcome him to the IFC team.

The Product Testing, Development and Evaluation team specialise in testing, assessment and product development for passive fire protection including fire doors, glazing, facades and passive fire stopping products. They keep abreast of technologies, legislation and new innovative materials as well as extending the use of proven products.

The IFC Product Testing, Development and Evaluation team works closely with IFC Certification, the UKAS Accredited sister company that delivers independent third party certification of fire resisting products and third party certification of installers of fire rated products.

Last Updated: 24/03/2016