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What does Durability mean?

The durability of reactive materials may change significantly when exposed to specific weathering co

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Do all fixing lugs need to be secured on the QWR fire collar?

All lugs must be secured in accordance with our test evidence. if you have space restrictions then y

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Do Quelfire also offer inspections of selected installations to verify that installations have been made in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations in order to gain accreditation?

No we do not offer inspections, this is normally carried out by a 3rd party accreditor in some cases

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You sent a flexible wall detail but I have a rigid wall?

Test results obtained with flexible supporting walls may be applied to concrete or masonry elements

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Does your test evidence cover different manufacturer’s fire rated plasterboard wall constructions?

Yes as long as the wall construction is: Classified in accordance with EN 13501-2 Have an overall t

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What detail can I use for Cast Iron pipes?

Copper pipe test evidence will cover all metal pipe materials which have a thermal conductivity equa

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What product to use around plastic vent ducts?

To firestop plastic vent ducts penetrating fire compartment walls, Quelfire generally recommends usi

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Can the QWR Fire Collars be used in conjunction with plasterboard ceilings / timber frames?

The QWR Fire Collars have also been tested generally in accordance with the BS EN 1366-3: 2009 fitte

Passive Fire Protection terminology

What is the BS EN 1366-3:2009 test standard?

The BS EN 1366-3:2009 test standard is the Fire Resistant tests for service installations. Penetrati