Home >Fire>Passive Fire Protection
PRODUCTS & SERVICES

1/6     (1 to 20 of 118)

09 July 2024

PASSIVE FIRE protection specialist Promat, itself part of The Etex Group, has signed up to the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in order to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability.

[Read More]


07 June 2024

PASSIVE FIRE protection solutions developer Promat has appointed Joshua Slack in the role of commercial director, while Harvey Brown AIFireE takes on the role of national specification manager.

[Read More]


10 June 2024

FIRE STOPPING solutions developer FSi Promat has issued a White Paper highlighting the impact dynamic movement can exert on the effectiveness of penetration seals and outlining what can be done to ensure passive fire protection remains compliant for the lifetime of a building.

[Read More]


27 May 2024

FIRE AND Acoustic Seals (FAS), the specialist fire, smoke and acoustic door seals and sealants manufacturer, has launched a new website. The site offers “vastly improved” e-commerce functionality, plus additional features for customers, which include an online login area to view invoices and accounts.

[Read More]


27 May 2024

STONE WOOL insulation manufacturer ROCKWOOL has developed a new cavity barrier system designated SCB. The product is an expansion of the company’s current range of cavity fire stopping products and tested to meet the exacting requirements of BS EN 1366-4:2021.

[Read More]


20 May 2024

QUELFIRE has been heavily involved in realising the fire safety regime put in place for Royal United Hospitals Bath, itself a 52-acre site that provides specialist, general acute and emergency treatment for circa 410,000 individuals.

[Read More]


20 May 2024

IN ORDER to help designers and specifiers improve building fire safety, stone wool insulation manufacturer ROCKWOOL has launched a new fire barrier product that’s tested in accordance with the latest BS EN standards.

[Read More]


01 April 2024

THE NEED to account for movement in buildings when specifying passive fire protection solutions will be highlighted in a presentation to be given by representatives from FSi Promat at this year’s edition of The Fire Safety Event.

[Read More]


25 March 2024

PASSIVE FIRE protection solutions developer Promat continues its drive to increase technical knowledge and competency levels right across the company with 85% of its specialist fire protection team having achieved the Institution of Fire Engineers’ (IFE) Level 3 qualification in passive fire protection.

[Read More]


18 March 2024

DEDICATED SPECIFICATION packs have been introduced by FSi Promat to help fire engineers, specifiers and architects in selecting the correct fire stopping solutions for building projects at the earliest possible stage in the design process, which is increasingly being seen as vital in order to help ensure those projects are delivered on time and on budget.

[Read More]


24 March 2024

QUELFIRE – ONE of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of tested fire stopping solutions for service penetrations in buildings – is exhibiting at The Fire Safety Event, which runs at the NEC in Birmingham from 30 April-2 May.

[Read More]


19 February 2024

QUELFIRE – THE manufacturer and supplier of tested firestopping solutions for service penetrations in buildings – has launched a campaign entitled ‘Because It’s Your Job to Know’, which is accompanied by a new White Paper.

[Read More]


13 February 2024

AN ONLINE product awareness training scheme designed to promote competence and boost understanding of passive fire protection has been launched by FSi Promat. By adopting an informal approach to training, the company aims to make access to up-to-date information as easy as possible, with customers invited to join bi-weekly training sessions.

[Read More]


05 February 2024

PASSIVE FIRE protection specialist Promat has announced the appointment of a new architectural specification manager for London and the South East as the business expands its team. Neil O’Sullivan will work with companies across the region to offer support in the correct specification of passive fire protection for both new buildings and renovation projects.

[Read More]


29 January 2024

TIO FIRE Safety (developer of the award-winning, all-in-one compliance app for fire safety) has unveiled the details of a “transformative collaboration” with HAES – one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of addressable, conventional and marine fire alarm control panels. The partnership “heralds a new era” in the fire safety sector, packaging Tio’s app with every HAES fire alarm panel to provide a “comprehensive” safety and compliance solution.

[Read More]


29 January 2024

GLOBAL HSE Solutions – the dedicated fire safety company wholly committed to enhancing building safety and protection – has announced the appointment and promotion of three accomplished professionals to key directorial roles. These strategic moves reflect the company’s commitment to its ambitious growth plans and “unwavering dedication” to advancing fire safety solutions on a national scale.

[Read More]


04 December 2023

THE ROLE of the roof in modern building design has expanded significantly in recent years. With this in mind, the latest White Paper published by ROCKWOOL explores how to identify and mitigate fire risks for flat roofs functioning as additional social or practical spaces.

[Read More]


13 October 2023

FIRE STOPPING solutions specialist FSi is to rebrand its products as FSI Promat and, at the same time, become responsible for Promat’s fire stopping products within the UK. The move aims to capitalise on the technical support and knowledge housed within the two brands, which have a combined 88 years of experience in the passive fire protection industry.

[Read More]


03 October 2023

PASSIVE FIRE protection specialist FSi has introduced a range of packaging to its core firestopping products that uses recycled plastic content without compromising the integrity of the products themselves.

[Read More]


04 September 2023

PASSIVE FIRE protection specialist FSi is using the Offsite Expo 2023 – which runs at the CBS Arena in Coventry on 19-20 September – to highlight the benefits that offsite construction can bring in the efficient installation of cavity barriers to help protect buildings in the event of a blaze breaking out.

[Read More]


1/6     (1 to 20 of 118)

FEATURES

1/2     (1 to 20 of 38)

24 June 2024

THE SEVENTH anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire occurred on 14 June. In the time since that tragedy, we’ve focused on themes including the importance of responsibility and cultural change within the construction industry. While challenges remain within the built environment, many positive changes are taking place. Here, Craig Wells highlights the improvements being made.

[Read More]


29 January 2024

LATE LAST year, London Build Expo ran at London’s Olympia. As part of the conference programme for The Fire Safety Stage, a Quelfire-sponsored panel discussion involving selected professionals took place on 16 November from 11.00 am-11.50 am. The core subject up for debate? Standardising processes when it comes to firestopping. Fire Safety Matters reports on the key points that emerged.

[Read More]


15 January 2024

SELECTING AND then installing the correct passive fire protection system can be confusing given that there’s a range of application requirements and legislation in place, not to mention a host of products from which to choose. Here, Ken Francis addresses some of the most frequent questions posed by customers to members of the technical team at Promat.

[Read More]


08 January 2024

THE FIRE at the Beechmere Retirement Village in Crewe was one of the biggest incidents attended by the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, writes Tom Roche. Occupied by elderly people, many of whom needed assistance, the facility was located in an unsprinklered building that was vulnerable to fire damage.

[Read More]


08 January 2024

2024 WILL witness a period of significant change for the construction industry as a whole, with a particularly keen focus placed on fire safety issues (including the provision of passive fire protection). Here, Christophe Bind looks ahead to what’s in store in the New Year.

[Read More]


02 October 2023

ARE YOU familiar with instances where firestopping installations may not have been entirely compliant? Maybe a fire collar was not mechanically fixed, a wrap was used in an oversized hole or PU foam was employed to seal around services? If so, the benefit of the doubt is yours. You were working to the best of your knowledge at the time. Indeed, acknowledging how you’ve worked in the past is the first step towards improvement, asserts Darryl Wells.

[Read More]


04 April 2023

HAVE YOU ever thought that Quelfire’s products are perhaps too expensive for the project you’re working on? Here, Craig Wells determines to change that mindset by focusing on the importance of test evidence underpinning fire products and systems used as part of the construction process.

[Read More]


26 January 2023

THERE IS often talk about why the construction and fire safety industries need to embrace cultural change and what both can do to facilitate that change, but in parallel it’s easy to forget to recognise those steps that have already been taken in the right direction. Here, Rebecca Croton focuses on some of the positive changes realised of late and celebrates the successes of all parties involved, from architects to installers, in making a positive difference.

[Read More]


16 November 2022

THE COST of living is at an all-time high just now, so as a business owner how can you deliver a price increase announcement for your customers? Here, Simon Tushingham Jones provides key tips on how to do just that, as well as explaining an effective way in which to increase costs without losing valuable customers.

[Read More]


28 May 2022

THE SUBJECT of competency in relation to fire safety was brought to the fore in the wake of Grenfell Tower and Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. Here, Justin Maltby-Smith discusses the importance of confirming competency and individuals’ responsibilities within the ‘golden thread’ of fire safety.

[Read More]


28 May 2022

SINCE THE beginning of the year, there has been a raft of new announcements from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on the subject of building safety and, of course, the cladding crisis. Niall Rowan discusses their implications for the construction industry.

[Read More]


 border=
22 July 2021

Peter Baker is at the very forefront of establishing the new Building Safety Regulator within the Health and Safety Executive and leading on the delivery of a stronger and more robust safety regime for higher risk residential developments. Brian Sims unearths more of the underpinning detail in conversation with the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings

[Read More]


 border=
16 July 2021

What steps can fire safety engineers and specifiers take to identify suitable construction products and how can manufacturers – and notably so the manufacturers of fire safety solutions – better support them in ensuring that every building is safe, compliant and built to last? Graham Laws searches for some definitive answers

[Read More]


 border=
09 July 2021

Sadly, the most common cause of death in a fire incident continues to be the excessive inhalation of gas, smoke or toxic fumes. In-built fire curtain barriers are included as one element of building designs to prevent the spread of flames and smoke and, as a result, reduce the risk to occupant safety. David Keeble focuses his attentions on the fine detail

[Read More]


 border=
07 July 2021

Those industry professionals visiting Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre in early September to attend Nineteen Group’s Safety and Security Series will be privy to the UK’s largest group of events wholly dedicated to protecting people, property and assets. Here, Fire Safety Matters takes a look at what’s in store for practitioners at The Fire Safety Event

[Read More]


 border=
07 July 2021

From 7-9 September, The Fire Safety Event makes a triumphal return to the NEC in Birmingham, with organiser Nineteen Events promising a show that’s bigger and better than ever. Here, Fire Safety Matters learns all about what’s on offer for visitors and seminar delegates from event director Tristan Norman

[Read More]


 border=
15 June 2021

FOUR YEARS on from the Grenfell Tower disaster we mourn those who died, writes Reece Goodman, but also take stock of what has happened since then.

[Read More]


 border=
05 May 2021

from across Europe will continue to push the boundaries to ensure that the testing and classification of construction products is suitable and sufficient to ensure the safety of modern buildings. Niall Rowan discusses some of the significant issues affecting fire safety – and in particular passive fire protection – in Europe

[Read More]


 border=
29 April 2021

In an exclusive first interview for the sector’s trade media, Fire Safety Matters’ Editor Brian Sims hears from the Association for Specialist Fire Protection’s new CEO Steve Davies about his bold plans for the organisation and also learns about his considered views on upcoming issues and concerns relating to the passive fire protection sector

[Read More]


 border=
25 April 2021

Fire safety professionals and architects are justifiably focusing their attentions on ensuring that the designs and materials used during the construction of new buildings and the renovation of existing structures are not just compliant, but also following established industry Best Practice. Here, Joan Ferrer turns his attentions towards fire safety in relation to inverted flat roofs

[Read More]


1/2     (1 to 20 of 38)

SPONSORED CONTENT

VIDEO OF THE MONTH