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CERTIFICATES AND APPROVALS

The Norac companies have established a quality system covering the total activities and processes in order to meet the various demands our customers require for quality service and products. This covers both production and the whole organisation including administration, marketing and all other involved activities for the final delivery and operation of our products.

Most of our products require approval and a certificate from a classification society. These certificates show the performance according to the specific requirements for the installation. Norac has certified the products according to lastest IMO-SOLAS regulations and with all major classification societies such as:

European Community has established an EU Directive on Marine Equipment that Norac complies with and have issued a DNV MED certificate, called the "wheel" mark.


FIRE CLASSES & CERTIFICATES

Fire Certificates/descriptions:
All products contained in this catalogue have been tested according to the latest international
regulations and test procedures, and are approved by the worlds main certification bodies.
In brief, our products are tested to the following fire classes:

B-class
Systems* are exposed to the fire for 30 minutes and must comply with stability and integrity
requirements within this time. The specific class indications (B-0, B-15, B-30) reveals the
insulation quality of the systems with regard to given temperature limits.

A-class
Systems* are exposed to the fire for 60 minutes and must comply with stability and integrity
requirements within this time. The specific class indications (A-0, A-15, A-30, A-60) reveals the
insulation quality of the systems with regard to given temperature limits.

H-class
Systems* are exposed to a hydro carbon fire for 2 hours. The test procedure is similar to the
A-class test, but the rate of temperature rise is far mor rapid and to higher temperature level.
The specific class indications (H-60, H-120) reveals the insulation quality of the systems with
regard to given temperature limits.

*All systems shall be constructed of approved non-combustible materials

The following authorities, among others, have approved our products:

- MED (Europe)

- DNV
- Lloyds Register of Shipping
- Germanischer Lloyd
- Bureau Vertitas
- US Coast Guard
- American Bureau of Shipping
- Transport Canada
- Australian Maritime Safety Authority
- Russia
- China

Validity of certificates is continously updated