Now this is a subject all on its own. If you’re asking the question then we won’t be able to tell you if the wall has to be fire rated, that is a Building Regulation issue, but we can offer a number of levels of fire resistance once you know what you need.
This term is used to describe how long the screen will stand and protect the other area from fire. When people specify a fire rated wall, this is generally what they require.
The integrity number come first when looking at the correct detailing of a fire rated partition.
This term is used to describe how long the screen will last before the heat transfer is felt on the other side of the glass to a degree that is deemed too high.
This is generally used on corridors, where the protection of people is paramount when escaping from a building. Building Regulations will ask for “insulation” up to a height of 1100mm, to protect those who may be crawling out of a smoke filled building.
The insulation number comes second when looking at the correct detailing of a fire rated partition.
All of these considerations dictate the type of system we offer. The images are for illustration only and show a selection of the partitions we can offer, dependent on fire rating.
As a very bespoke product we will need your dimensions and fire rating requirement. We offer simple budget pricing on the site but we strongly recommend that you request a formal quotation to ensure we offer the correct system for the job.