Penetration sealing

What is the best firestopping solution to use around plastic pipes in a profiled deck?

According to the building regulations ‘Approved Document B’, service penetrations through fire compartment floors need to be equipped a with f

Passive Fire Protection terminology

Should firestopping systems be installed by third party certified contractors?

It is not required by law for firestopping products to be installed by contractors with third party certification. However, having acquired t

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How do I install fire pillows in cable trunking?

Quelfire QFP Intumescent Fire Pillows help prevent the spread of fire through metal cable trunking systems that penetrate through fire compart

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Should plastic pipes with a diameter of below 40mm be firestopped?

There is a long-standing myth in the construction industry that pipes smaller than 40mm don’t need firestopping where they penetrate fire comp

Passive Fire Protection terminology

What does Durability mean?

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

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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 you may need to consider the use of ...

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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 of an overall thickness equal to or ...

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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: