Passive fire protection
In This Series
Chiltern International Fire's Product Assessor Simon Bailey discusses the role of passive fire protection (PFP) products, in the context of Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, and emphasises the need for correct installation to ensure performance and life safety.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012
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...
BM TRADA Product Assessor Simon Bailey highlights the importance of understanding fire and smoke control within buildings.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015
With fire safety under the spotlight, and strengthening of legislation through the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safely Bill, Fire Door Safety Week will once again help to educate on the importance of fire door safety. Helen Hewitt reflects on why there is still a need for the national Fire...