Fire barriers and curtains are available in mineral fibre plain faced and foil faced, and coated glass fibre curtains to achieve up to two hours fire protection.
Mineral fibre fire barriers are normally 50mm thick and are hung vertically, continuously supported and secured at the head or soffit.
Mineral fibre barriers are tested to BS476 : Part 4 : 1970 (1984) and satisfies the requirements of the building regulations 1981 (1992 edition) approved document B and appendix A, table A, fire integrity and insulation performances.
Both systems require any penetrations through the fire barrier/curtain to be sleeved to provide an effective fire stop to prevent the passage of flames.
Please select from the various products below to download their material safety datasheets in PDF format or contact us for further information - 01440 714650.
Fire Barrier - Rockwool Fire Barrier has been developed to inhibit the spread of smoke and flames through concealed spaces in buildings, particularly above ceilings. Rockwool Fire Barrier is ideally suited for use in new works and refurbishment projects alike. The flexibility of Fire Barrier simplifies its installation in cavities where a rigid product would prove difficult, such as in trapezoidal roof decks and for penetrations by structural members and services.
Stone Wool - Firetherm Stone Wool is used to provide a fire and smoke barrier or cavity barrier to small areas such as under raised access floors or above suspended ceilings and large areas such as roof spaces. Unusually for this type of fire barrier it can provide two hours fire integrity and 16 minutes insulation depending on head fixing details.
Firetherm 30/90 - Firetherm 30/90 is used to provide a fire and smoke barrier in a large volume space such as a high bay storage area or open roof space like a wide span portal frame building. Can also be used to provide a fire and smoke barrier in suspended ceiling applications and raised floors.
Phoenix - A thin, flexible, lightweight Fire & Smoke Barrier, suitable for any application where 30 minutes to 110 minutes integrity is required, but is not suitable for installations where INSULATION is a requirement.
Vulcan - 30 minutes integrity / 20 minutes insulation Developed to comply with the requirements of Building Regulations BS.476 Parts 20:22Only 6.5mm thick nominal / 1.8 kg/m2 nominal.
Plus 30 - 30 minutes integrity / 30 minutes insulation Fully tested for both vertical and horizontal applications. Exceeds Building Regulations BS.476 Parts 20:22. LPCB Accredited product Only 10mm thick nominal / 2.2kg/m2 nominal.
Plus 60 - 60 minutes integrity / 38 minutes insulation Fully tested for both vertical and horizontal applications Exceeds Building Regulations BS.476 Part 20:22 LPCB Accredited product Only 10mm thick nominal / 2.2kg/m2 nominal.
Titan - 60 minutes integrity / 60 minutes insulation Developed specifically to provide a solution where extending a firewall up to the soffitt is not practical with blockwork TITAN is flexible and easy to install. Only 15mm thick nominal / 3.9kg/m2 nominal.