The FireSafe 60 is an electrically operated automatic Fire Barrier, to be used to form a continuous barrier against fire.
The curtain head box is manufactured from 1.2mm zintec steel, the enclosure is rated at the same temperature as the curtain fabric. Removable cover plates are incorporated to allow access to the curtain rollers. Standard head box sizes are 160mm x 160mm larger head boxes may be required where the curtain drop is in excess of 3m. A suitably weighted bottom bar is provided to prevent deflection and ensure correct operation under gravity.
The roller is constructed from tube, each of which incorporates a 24volt D.C motor. The fabric curtain is manufactured from stainless steel reinforced glass fibre fabric. The curtain fabric is made from filament glass fibre, treated with proprietary Finish to enhance temperatures resistance. Both sides of the fabric is coated with a flame retardant silver grey aluminium filled polymer. The weight is approx. 450 g/m2 in its finished form. Fabric thickness is 0.4mm and the weave is 4 end satin and is tested to withstand temperatures of up to 1000°C for a period of 60minutes.
Side guide with a fabric retaining system shall be installed either side to provide a seal between the curtain fabric and the surroundings.
The FireSafe 60 curtain has fixing options to suit all types of ceiling configurations and can be integrated into either a suspended or a solid ceiling. It remains hidden until required. Upon receiving a signal from the fire detection system or on loss of power with the gravity fail safe system, the curtain automatically unwinds to its operational position
Complete product tested to BS 476: Part 22: 1987 Clause 8 and achieved a rating of 1000°C, above 60 minutes.
When tested to BS 476 Part 22: 1987 the FireSafe 60 product achieved Integrity performance of 60minutes.
Classifications as detailed within EN 13501 – 2:2007 + A1: 2009 therefore detailed as
Designed to operate for 2000 cycles at normal ambient temperatures in the range of 0°C to 60°C and to withstand hot air and smoke at temperatures up to 1000°C for over 240 minutes once only.
The FireSafe 60 can be provided to protect openings widths of up to 7m and heights up to 6.6m.