Shore A and IRHD are the most widely used scales for measuring the hardness of rubber materials. Measuring it accurately with the right instrument is essential. It is possible to compare the results with other hardness scales including 0, 00, D etc.
Defining the fire safety requirements of products for railway vehicles is now regulated through EN45545-1 and EN45545-2. MacLellan offer a range of FireSafe materials that comply to these accreditations and are independently certified.