This Wood Information Sheet gives guidance on assessing the suitability of existing doors for upgrading to give a 20 or 30 minutes' fire resistance comparable with that of purpose-made fire doors. Upgrading to 60 minutes' performance will rarely be possible.
Upgrading the fire resistance of existing doors is a...
This Wood Information Sheet (WIS), intended for designers, specifiers and manufacturers, covers the behaviour of wood-based panel products such as plywood, particleboard and fibreboards, in addition to timber.
Smoke production is also considered.
This Wood Information Sheet applies to the United Kingdom and other jurisdictions where...
Mark Cummings, deputy technical manager of Chiltern International Fire, discussses the role of fire testing in the overall design of a building.
Understanding the logistics of how components come together to make an end product, whether its a fire-rated doorset or a finished building, is an important part of...