Quelfire Acoustic Intumescent Putty Pads are designed to maintain the fire resistance of plasterboard partitions where they have been penetrated by plastic or metal electric socket boxes. They also make a significant contribution to the reduction of air leakage in properties, helping reduce energy costs and carbon emissions.
Features & Benefits
- Suitable for plastic and metal electric socket boxes and switch boxes
- Available to suit single and double socket boxes
- Tested to the principles of BS EN 1366-3:2009 and assessed to BS EN 1363-1:2012
- Up to 2 hour fire rating
- Acoustic tested to BS EN ISO 140-3:1995
- Acoustic rated – up to 70dB reduction
- Pre-cut shape
- Mouldable, easily installed by hand
- Can be retro-fitted
- Provides a cold smoke seal
Building Regulations impose limitations on all electrical socket boxes penetrating fire compartment walls. Quelfire Acoustic Intumescent Putty Pads have been tested for fire resistance to the principles of BS EN 1366-3:2009 and assessed to BS EN 1363-1:2012 and provide up to 2 hour fire protection. Quelfire Intumescent & Acoustic Putty Pads have also been tested for acoustic properties in accordance with BS EN ISO 140-3:1995, calculated in accordance with BS EN ISO 717-1:1997 and provided up to 67dB reduction.