Fire and Cavity Barrier
The ONLY fully tested product giving 1 hour integrity and 20 minutes insulation in one 50mm layer!
Fireshield Total Comfort can be used as a half hour fire and cavity barrier in a single 50mm blanket, or upto one and a half hours when two 50mm blankets are used together.
Fireshield Total comfort has been tested or conforms to the following standards:
- BS 476: Part 4,
- 1970 NonCombustibility of Building Materials
- BS 476: Part 6,
- 1989 Fire Propagation of Building Materials
- BS 476: Part 7,
- 1987 Surface Spread of Flame
- BS 476: Part 22,
- 1987 Fire Test for Building Materials in
- non loadbearing elements of construction.
The half hour cavity barrier performance was tested to BS 476: Part 22 at Warrington Fire Research centre in 1987 (Report No. WARRES 41584). The test showed 62 minutes stability and integrity before being discontinued, and 20 mins insulation.
Addition of LGF41/15 facing tissue has been assessed and will not impair the fire performance (WARRES Report No. C80525)
The one hour barrier was tested to BS 476: Part 22 at Warrington Fire Research Centre in 1989 (Report No. WARRES 46351). This test showed 105 minutes stability and integrity before being discontinued, and 89 mins insulation.
Fireshield Total Comfort can be supplied with aluminium foil facing on one or both sides, to provide excellent smoke barrier characteristics and improved acoustic attenuation properties.