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St Albans, Herts, United Kingdom, 2013/11/04 - Silver Fox the leading UK manufacturer of durable labelling solutions, has successfully flame tested its Fox-Flo® Low Smoke Zero Halogen Tie-On Cable Labels against a direct competitor’s brand - SilverFox.co.uk.
Silver Fox recently tried a simple test. It set a flame to its label and also to one of a leading competitor.
The results were alarming. While the competitor’s direct equivalent label started to burn after only ten seconds, propagated extremely quickly and began to emit burning particles and black smoke, the Silver Fox Fox-Flo® label didn’t start burning even after 45 seconds of contact with a constant flame.
Nick Michaelson, CEO of Silver Fox, commented: “While our customers always tell us that Fox-Flo® labels save them time and money, they can now be sure that they’re incredibly safe as well!”
He added: “What’s less well known, however, is the time we take to choose the best material for our labels in terms of reliability and quality. Yet again, our commitment to our customers shines through.”
Fox-Flo® Low Smoke Zero Halogen Tie-On Cable Labels are independently tested successfully for ultra-violet (UV) weathering; H2S sour gas exposure; salt mist spray; elevated temperature; low temperature; IMO FTPC Part 2, smoke and toxicity, and IMO FTPC Part 5, surface spread of flames. They also have London Underground (LUL) approval.
About Silver Fox Ltd
A leader in UK manufacturing labelling solutions using a special Plug’n’Play thermal printer or a standard office printer - ensuring fast and efficient identification of cables, wires, optical fibres, panels and equipment - Silver Fox (silverfox.co.uk) delivers solutions for the Energy, Power, Rail and Data & Telecoms industries worldwide.
Silver Fox’s production of independently tested durable labelling is only part of the story. It also offers three levels of software, all of which are downloadable from the Silver Fox website, for free trial. Developed in conjunction with engineers over the past 15 years or so, these software solutions offer an array of unique time-saving options which, for the time-critical project, can turn time into profit.
Silver Fox tests its labels at recognised independent UKAS certified test laboratories in compliance with a number of different MIL and other standards. Silver Fox is ISO 9001:2008 registered. Silver Fox has spent over 30 years developing its products. Its commitment to global business was recognised in 2005 by the Queen’s Award for Enterprise International Trade.