The specially formulated conductive jacket of the VectorFlex-Z CSST was thoroughly tested and evaluated by NTS, a leading testing, inspection, and certification company. In order to see how effective VectorFlex-Z’s protective jacket performed, samples were tested to evaluate potential melt-through from indirect arc attachments triggered by lightning. In all instances, VectorFlex-Z’s protective coating was able to protect the CSST from any type of damage, keeping it safe and fully functional.
All testing for VectorFlex-Z’s protective jacket is listed by CSA International to the performance requirements of the following:
NTS is a privately held, test, inspection, and certification company with over 50 years of experience that provides these services through their expanding network of fully accredited testing laboratories and certification houses. Testing is the heritage of NTS, and they’ve been perfecting the craft from the very beginning. This has allowed them to grow their company from a single independent testing facility into the largest commercial test laboratory network in North America.