Penetration sealing

What detail can I use for Cast Iron pipes?

Copper pipe test evidence will cover all metal pipe materials which have a thermal conductivity equal or lower than copper and also provide

Penetration sealing

What product to use around plastic vent ducts?

To firestop plastic vent ducts penetrating fire compartment walls, Quelfire generally recommends using Intumescent Fire Sleeves ...

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 fitted to plasterboard ceilings.

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. Penetration Seals.

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 without insulation) or trunking.

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 associated pipe insulation.

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 position where services pass through...

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 and optional insulation.