Fire resistance

Upgrading Doors for Fire Resistance
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While it is preferable to install new third-party certificated fire resisting doors incorporating latest technologies, there are circumstances where it may be desirable to use existing doors but with increased fire resistance, such as in heritage buildings.
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Reaction to fire and Fire resistance
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Reaction to fire classifications are completely different to fire resistance ratings yet the two terms are often misunderstood and taken to mean the same thing. This is not the case. This publication aims to set out the important differences. Understanding fire performance terminology starts with understanding the stages in the...
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Performance in fire
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Understand the performance of timber during a fire, its reaction and fire resistance properties
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Concepts and considerations
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Learn the concepts and considerations when reacting to fire, the importance to design for fire resistance and fire safety.
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Construction – Wall and floor systems
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Read on the material selection ans specifications that are regulated to perform better against fire and recognize the standards that must be in place
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