Smoke curtains are deployed to control the movement of smoke in a building during a fire. Toxic fumes from smoke is the deadliest product of building fires. Smoke also blinds evacuees’ path to an escape route. Smoke curtains are life saving in that they keep the non-burning parts of the building accessible and protect vital escape routes, but also allow more time before a burning building becomes toxic. Structural fire protection measures include integrating fire safety into the design of a building. When builders and designers work with fire safety in mind, they should use fire resistant materials to help prevent fires from starting or slowing down their progression when they do start. Structural fire protection includes fire curtains, doors, glass, and shutters, and these materials and fittings are regularly integrated into a building design. Building Fire Safety products must meet each countries or regions building codes and approvals and are tested to determine each products fire resistance rating. When it comes to finding the latest passive fire protection products choose Fire Safety Search.
The Fireguard Smoke Curtain SC120 is a smoke and fire curtain with fire integrity for up to 2 hours with a system that can be used with out guide rails.