Penetration sealing

Penetration sealing

Does TracPipe need to be sleeved?

Yes, as per BS 6891 and TracPipe’s guidelines. In Clause 8.7 of their Design and Installation Spec

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Can you ‘mix and match’ components from different manufacturers?

The simple answer is no. It is very unlikely that the different components have been tested together

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Considerations when firestopping CPVC pipes

QuelStop HPE Sealant has been approved to be used with both BlazeMaster and Spears CPVC sprinkler p

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Should plastic ducts be tested the same as metal ducts?

Plastic vent ducts are effectively thin plastic pipes which burn away on the fire side very quickly.

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What is the working life of the QuelStop System?

As stated in the best practice guide for Firestopping of Service Penetrations on page 39, section 3.

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What is the difference between active and passive fire protection?

There can be confusion as to why you need both Active and Passive fire protection, but to achieve th

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What is the difference between a classification report and a test report?

Test reports for fire resistant products are fairly specialised and elaborate and provide a snapshot

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Can firestopping be installed from one side of the wall with single side access only?

The answer as always is, if there is sufficient test evidence for the specific application installed

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Can I use a fire collar on a hollow core slab?

Whilst it is logical to consider a hollow core concrete slab as similar to a traditional reinforced