Sentry UL/ETL Fire Endurance

UL Fire Testing

About Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Testing

•In independent Underwriters Laboratory tests, Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® products are subjected to fire for 1/2, 1 or 2 hours.
•For a product to earn a UL classification, the documents stored inside must remain completely undamaged.

1/2 -hour Fire Endurance Test

•Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® products are subjected to temperatures of 1550° F (843° C) for 1/2 hour.
•The interior remains below 350° F (177° C) to protect documents.

UL 1/2 -hour Class 125 Test

•Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® products are subjected to temperatures of 1550° F (843° C) for 1/2 hour.
•For the product to qualify for a Class 125 rating, the interior must remain below 125° C (52° C) and below 80% humidity.

UL 1-hour Fire Endurance Test

•Product is subject to temperatures of 1700° C (927° C) and for 1 hour.
•The interior remains below 350° C (177° C) to protect documents.

UL 2-hour Fire Endurance Test

•Product is subject to temperatures of 1850° C (1010° C) and for 2 hours.
•Product is subjected to a flash fire of 2000° F (1093° C) for 20 minutes and does not explode or rupture.

UL Explosion Hazard Test

•All UL Classified Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® products pass a UL Explosion Hazard Test.
•Product is subjected to a flash fire of 2000° F (1093° C) for 20 minutes and does not explode or rupture.

UL Fire Impact Test

•Many traitional safe models which are Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® branded products also pass a UL Classified Fire-Impact Test.
•Product is subjected to a flash fire of 2000° F (1093° C) for 20 minutes and does not explode or rupture.
•After being heated to 1550° F (843° C), the product is dropped 30 feet onto rubble. It is then cooled, inverted and reheated to 1550° F (843° C) for 1/2 hour.
•To pass, the safe must remain intact and locked, with an interior temperature below 350° F (177° C).

To learn more about UL Testing Standards, visit http://www.ul.com/


ETL – Fire Testing

About ETL Semko Fire Testing

•Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® products with an ETL rating have been tested by the independent testing firm ETL Semko.
•They are verified to be in compliance with the manufacturer’s specifications for fire endurance.

ETL 1/2-Hour Fire Endurance Test

•Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® products are subjected to temperatures of 1400° F (760° C)for 1/2 hour.
•The interior remains below 350° F (177° C).

To learn more about ETL testing standards, visit http://www.intertek-etlsemko.com/

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