The fire curtain provides the benefits of an off-the-shelf lightweight design which performs in application the convention fire shutter cannot. It requires less preparation time and no special steelwork structure to install.
Designed for openings of up to 32m wide by 8m high in the fire compartment wall, the fire curtain is becoming more and more popular with architects and specifiers. It is especially suited to clean hygienic environments such as kitchens and hospitals, or is equally at home over windows and reception areas.
Face-fixed, fire-resisting roller shutter doors are tested and assessed by the LPC Borehamwood to provide up to four hours fire protection in accordance with BS 476 part 22 1987. In terms of integrity and stability, up to maximum opening sizes of 7 metres wide by 7 metres high. Single shutters manufactured in galvanised steel have been specifically developed to fit directly to the face of conventionally formed openings eliminating the need for structural details or double shutters.