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Penetration sealing

What product to use around plastic vent ducts?

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

Penetration sealing

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

Passive Fire Protection terminology

In passive fire protection terms we refer to a ‘service’ what exactly does this include?

A service in passive fire protection terms is a system such as a cable, conduit, pipe (with or witho

Passive Fire Protection terminology

What is a ‘Pipe closure device’?

A pipe closure device is a reactive device in varying sizes, to seal penetrations including associat

Passive Fire Protection terminology

What does the term ‘Penetration Seal’ mean?

Penetration seal is a system used to maintain the fire resistance of a separating element at the pos

Passive Fire Protection terminology

What does the term ‘Flexible Wall’ mean?

Flexible wall is a vertical supporting construction consisting of studs or joists, including linings

Orders and delivery

Do I need to have a trade account with Quelfire to place an order?

No, you don’t need to have an account with us, you can place an order on a pro-forma basis.

Orders and delivery

Do you offer same day delivery?

We offer a same-day delivery service (QuelQuick) to the North West of England for a £25 surcharge.