A key objective for PFPNet is to improve knowledge and understanding of Passive Fire Protection (PFP) used in industrial facilities. A fundamental part of this is the provision of training for individuals who are involved in PFP from design to installation and inspection. The Members of PFPNet provide a very significant knowledge base covering all
We are pleased to announce that the agenda for the 2019 PFPNet Conference, which is taking place between the 5th and 6th of June in Manchester, UK, is available now! Please click here to download the confirmed agenda. The conference is open to PFPNet members and non-members, to find out more and to register, please
We are pleased to share with you the preliminary agenda for the 2019 PFPNet Conference, which is taking place between the 5th and 6th of June in Manchester, UK! Please click here to download the preliminary agenda. The conference is open to PFPNet members and non-members, to find out more and to register, please visit:
We recently announced the work scopes for 2019. These activities were part of a poll that our members voted on towards the end of 2018, and as such, outline areas that require immediate attention. The work scopes were approved by the Steering Committee in December and are as follows: 3-Sided Protection of Structural BeamsProtection of
The PFPNet Conference is returning to Manchester, UK. Our annual event will take place on the 5th and 6th June at the Manchester Conference Centre. We have grown considerably since our first conference three years ago, and so 2019 promises to be insightful as we bring major stakeholders together to discuss the industry, the steps we
There is a wide variation in knowledge around the subject of PFP coatbacks – ranging from “what are they and why do I need them?” to detailed calculation methods. Recognising these diverse opinions and methods, the poll of PFPNet Members raised this important aspect of detailing as an area that needs more clarification and guidance.
It gives us great pleasure to announce that BP and PSA have joined PFPNet. Their experience and expertise will assist us greatly as we start to undertake the work scopes for 2019, which were voted for by our existing members towards the end of last year. To find out more about our plans for 2019,
The members have voted and we can now announce the work scopes for 2019! Thanks to all those who contributed, and who will further contribute in 2019 by assisting with the implementation of our plans! To find out more about the 2019 work scopes, please click here. If you would like to work with us
On 29th November 2018, PFPNet member Hempel officially opened its new Centre of Excellence in Barcelona. The centre’s focus will be on the research and development of coating products within the field of passive fire protection. PFPNet chairman John Dunk was asked to participate in a technical seminar that took place after the grand opening.
Overflate is a well-established conference and exhibition for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. It attracts more than 300 delegates - including owners, operators, fabrication companies, engineering and inspection companies, contractors and suppliers. This year, between the 14th and 15th of November, the conference held over 70 presentations relating to corrosion, insulation and fire protection.