Fire Testing Technology

FTT is the world leader in the design, manufacture and service of instruments that measure the reaction of a variety of materials to fire.

The key products include Cone Calorimeters, Large Scale Calorimeters, NBS Smoke Chambers and Oxygen Index Test, together with an unmatched range of related fire testing instruments. Over the last 20 years FTT has developed its technology and expertise to become the benchmark in fire testing instrumentation. 

The company has helped develop many of the major fire testing instruments used in international fire test standards during the last 10 years participating in British, International, CEN and ASTM standardisation committees. 

The products are sold worldwide to universities, fire research institutes, test houses and product manufacturers.

FTT owns Aitchee Engineering, which makes a range of engineering parts and finished products for a variety of industries; and Sircal Instruments, which manufactures rare gas purifiers.  


Fire Testing Technology Ltd

Unit 19, Charlwoods Road
East Grinstead, West Sussex
RH19 2HL, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1342 323600
Fax: +44 (0) 1342 323608

Sean Gregory

Managing Director

Sean Gregory (born 1972) has a degree in Chemistry and Energy Studies, Ph.D in Fire Safety Science and an MBA.

On completion of his Ph.D in 1998, he joined FTT, becoming its Sales Director in June 2005 and its Managing Director in January 2009.  His Ph.D focused on fire calorimeter instrumentation and modelling which is the core technology upon which much of FTT’s business is based.  He has continued instrument design and applied research studies in this area since joining FTT much of which has been done collaboratively with industry groups and leading European fire research institutes and works extensively in national, European and international standardisation committees dealing with fire safety.

Sean is also Managing Director of Aitchee Engineering, Sircal Instruments and Chairman of Armfield.