USG ME Building Materials; Ceiling, gypsum boards metal framing

Safety in Case of Fire in Buildings

Safety in Case of Fire in Buildings

Safety in Case of Fire in Buildings Play video
The following points will be discussed in the webinar:
• Understand mechanisms of development of fire
• Discover the tests methods used for fire resistance rating
• See how fire systems and boards behave when exposed to heat
• Understand formulation of FR boards to insure fire resistance
• Be aware and mindful about Quality and Characteristics of FR boards


Recorded on: 31st of August, 2021 | 15:00PM KSA Time

About the speaker

Christophe Blanc

Christophe Blanc

Christophe Blanc was named Product & Systems Development Director of the USG Boral JV in December 2014. In his current role, he leads the Product & Systems Development Team, part of the USG BORAL R&D Center. Key missions of the team are: Innovation portfolio and projects management, value engineering support to the BUs, testing and certification. Christophe has lead the construction of the two PSTC-’Product & Systems Testing Centers’ in Thailand and Kora, opened in 2014-Q2. He is a member of the central Innovation Committee. He drives the network of the Innovation Champions in the JV. He is based in Bangkok.

From 2007 to 2011, Christophe worked in LAFARGE Gypsum Division. Based at the Technical Development Center (France), he was the Head of Fire Laboratory and was appointed Project Leader for several Group initiatives around Fire Protection, Glass Mat boards as well as Thermal Insulation. He joined BORAL GYPSUM in ASIA in January 2012 as Product & Systems Development Manager.

Christophe holds a Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering from University of Paris XI-Orsay, an Executive Master in Strategy and Management of International Business from ESSEC Business School-Paris & Singapore.

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