Fire Performance

Fire performance of FIREMAC FM Blue walls

 

All Firemac FM Blue wall systems have been independently tested or assessed to BS 476: Part 22: 1987 for fire attack from either face. Firemac FM Blue single-skin wall systems provide up to 240 minutes fire resistance (integrity only) and Firemac FM Blue double-skin wall systems provide up to 240 minutes fire resistance (integrity and insulation). An appraisal of the range of walls systems, which includes a summary of the supporting test evidence, has been issued by Exova Warringtonfire. A copy of the report is available on request.  

 

Fire performance of FIREMAC FM Blue ceilings

 

Firemac FM Blue ceiling systems have been independently tested or assessed to BS 476: Part 22: 1987 or BS EN 1364-2: 1999 for fire attack from below or from above. This latter test standard is considered more onerous than BS 476: Part 22: 1987.

 

Firemac FM Blue self-supporting, single-skin ceiling systems provide up to 240 minutes fire resistance (240min integrity & 90min insulation) and Firemac FM Blue suspended, double-skin ceiling systems provide up to 240 minutes fire resistance (240min integrity & 120min insulation).

 

An appraisal of the range of ceiling systems, which includes a summary of the supporting test evidence, has been issued by Exova Warringtonfire. A copy of the report is available on request.

 

Fire performance of FIREMAC FM Blue ducts

 

Firemac FM Blue ductwork systems have been independently tested or assessed to BS 476: Part 24: 1987. Firemac FM Blue single-skin ductwork systems provide up to 240 minutes fire resistance (stability & integrity only) and some limited insulation. Firemac FM Blue ducts insulated with rock mineral wool provide up to 240 minutes fire resistance (stability & integrity 240min & insulation 120min). Firemac FM Blue ducts may also be suitable for smoke extract or kitchen extract systems.

 

An appraisal of the range of duct systems, which includes a summary of the supporting test evidence, has been issued by Exova Warringtonfire. A copy of the report is available on request.  

 

Fire performance of FIREMAC FM BLUE BUILDING SERVICES ENCLOSURES

 

Firemac FM Blue enclosures for building services will prevent the spread of fire in a building from one compartment to another and from within the enclosure into a fire compartment and provide a fire resistance of up to 240 minutes (integrity & insulation) to BS 476: Part 20: 1987.  An appraisal of the range of service enclosure systems, which includes a summary of the supporting test evidence, has been issued by Exova Warringtonfire. A copy of the report is available on request.

 

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