The role of the passive fire protection installer and maintainer

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Ross Newman discusses the importance of installation and maintenance in the protection of buildings.

 

Article from Timber 2021 Industry Yearbook

 

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Upgrading timber joinery doors for fire resistancenavigation-arrow

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.

 

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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.

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