ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

Rob Wakefield, Technical Manager – Fire Protection at ROCKWOOL®, discusses the difference between the reaction to fire and the resistance to fire. Specifiers need to give careful consideration to the potential fire risk in buildings, with particular emphasis put on compartmentation to allow safe evacuation, reduce the risk of fire spread within the building and to enable access for fire fighters. To be able to achieve this, it is important to understand the difference between…

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Promat SUPALUX® Fireproof Testing Video

Promat SUPALUX® Fireproof Testing Video

  Below you can watch the Promat SUPALUX® board being put through a fireproof test to demonstrate its high performing fire resistance properties. To find out more about the Promat SUPALUX® and MASTERBOARD® products or to watch a How To video on installing the boards then click here. Fireproof Testing For further information follow CCF on Twitter via @CCF_UK and on LinkedIn at ww.linkedin.com/company/ccf

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Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® Installation Video

Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® Installation Video

  The Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® are fire rated boards that offer excellent moisture and fire resistant properties that can be used in a range of environments. Below is an overview of Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® products and a video on how to install them. SUPALUX® SUPALUX® is a  high performance fire protection board offering up to 240 minutes fire resistance. SUPALUX® board is made with a calcium silicate composition that offers improved moisture resistance, making…

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ROCKWOOL Guest Blog – Fire safety

ROCKWOOL Guest Blog – Fire safety

FIRE SAFETY IN MULTI-STOREY BUILDINGS: STONE WOOL INSULATION COMPLIANCE Tim Vincent, Head of Technical at ROCKWOOL explains why specifiers should consider non-combustible stone wool insulation in multi-storey buildings. Buildings over 18m in height present numerous challenges when it comes to insulation requirements and fire safety standards. Given that most fires occur in domestic dwellings, high-rise residential buildings over 18m have a high safety risk in the event of a fire due to the long escape…

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Guest Blog ROCKWOOL – Fire Stopping solutions

Guest Blog ROCKWOOL – Fire Stopping solutions

Rob Wakefield, Technical Fire Protection Manager at ROCKWOOL, outlines why contractors need to place careful consideration on the products used to insulate wall and floor voids. As many contractors and ration of the design and potential fire risk in buildings is imperative. In particular, emphasis on fire containment to allow safe evacuation, reduce the risk of fire spread to other buildings, and enable access for fire fighters is of supreme importance when working on new or…

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Fire-Stopping for Pipes and Service Voids

Fire-Stopping for Pipes and Service Voids

CCF now offers four superb fire-stopping ranges from ROCKWOOL to help you maintain the integrity of fire-rated walls penetrated by pipework and other services. ROCKWOOL’s Ablative Coated Batts, Intumescent Fire Sleeves, Firestop Pipe Collars, and Intumescent Pipe Wraps seal the fire routes created whenever you run services through a fire-resistant wall. The four products help you maintain the integrity of fire-resistant walls in real-world situations. They let you place services in the most logical or…

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