ASFP announces Passive Fire Protection Award winners

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 ASFP Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards. The awards, now in their fourth year, aim to highlight achievements within the passive fire industry. While the face-to-face awards ceremony was cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19, the Association announced the winners [...]

New HVAC solutions from ROCKWOOL

ROCKWOOL has developed a new range of innovative non-combustible solutions for the HVAC market, including the first stone wool pipe supports in the UK. The new RockLap Pipe Supports offer a robust, stone wool pipe support solution designed to minimise thermal bridging from HVAC pipe support clamps. RockLap Pipe Supports provide effective load bearing capability [...]

ASFP supports Firex International events

The ASFP Passive Fire Protection Zone will return to FIREX International 2020 on 19-21 May, hosting a number of ASFP members alongside practical workshops.

ASFP to host theatre at the Fire Safety Event

The ASFP will be hosting a Tall Building Fire Protection Area at the Fire Safety Event at the NEC on 28-30 April.

Warringtonfire offers one site solution

One of the many advantages of testing at Warringtonfire’s High Wycombe laboratory is its ability to offer customers testing solutions for multiple performance characteristics on a single sample at a single location. Historically, fire door manufacturers would test their product for fire resistance to BS 476 Part 22 or BS EN 1634 Part 1 to [...]

Optimum offers residential protection

Optimum Group is currently involved in six jobs on behalf of Barrett Homes, with the addition of a new project at Great Oldbury in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire Optimum Fire Stopping Division is delivering residential passive fire protection to the new build project at Great Oldbury. Set within three acres of open space and amassing nearly 300 [...]

Coopers Fire CPD seminars continue

Coopers Fire’s monthly fire curtain CPD seminars are set to continue. Hosted on Zoom and available to anyone who wishes to get a greater understanding of fire curtains, including when and where a fire curtain can be specified within the built environment. The free to attend CPD seminars are designed for architects, building surveyors, fire [...]

TCA offers expert advice

The team at TCA Fire Protection and Drylining Consultants is constantly researching and investigating new developments and innovations in the sector which enables it to provide clients with the best possible advice and support as they seek to ensure their buildings represent the best possible quality and safety for their occupants. By investing time in [...]

TBA protects Scottish warehouse

Products from TBA Firefly, including APOLLO 30/30 membrane have been used to create new fire barriers in a West Lothian warehouse building which is being converted to serve as a high bay storage facility. Some 80 rolls of APOLLO were used to create a series of new fire breaks, sub-dividing the roof-space above the first [...]

Hygienic range from Smoke Control Dampers

The latest offering of RF-Technologies products from Smoke Control Dampers Ltd is a range of hygienic fire dampers. Although all Rf-T products are safe and clean by design, this new range is suitable for applications where there is a need for increased hygiene. The Rf-T range of tested and certified fire dampers carry the acclaimed [...]

Sherwin-Williams wins Queen’s Award

Sherwin-Williams, through its Protective and Marine division, has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its FIRETEX FX6002 coating, which delivers exceptional passive fire protection for structural steel. Since its initial launch in 2018, this ultra-fast drying intumescent coating has transformed steelwork projects with its unprecedented speed of curing and dry handling times, gaining speedy [...]

PRO TEK protects Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Firestopping and passive fire protection experts PRO TEK Group has completed a ‘stealth install’ at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore London, working with Atrium Interiors. Managing Director Paul Mooney and his team installed a 400m2 Nullifire FB770SS Intudeck system in the roof void above the Spinal Injuries Unit. The PRO TEK team worked under [...]

Quantifire provides cost benefit analysis

PFP Specialists has announced a significant update to its Quantifire estimation software.  An optimisation module is now integrated into existing users’ licences at no additional cost. This module lets estimators and designers efficiently consider cost-benefit assessments with the combined cost of steel, fire protection and application. It allows design options for steel members that cannot be [...]

IFC joins forces with Kiwa

IFC Group has recently announced that it has joined forces with Kiwa Group; a global brand that employs over 4,300 people in more than 100 offices in over 40 countries across the world. The acquisition of IFC Group – which includes International Fire Consultants Ltd and IFC Certification Ltd – adds a new service line [...]

Hempel launches Hempafire Pro 400

World-leading coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched Hempafire Pro 400, a new passive fire protection coating that maintains the stability of steel structures in the event of a fire for up to 120 minutes. Hempel launched Hempafire Pro 315 in 2018, which provides 60 minutes’ cellulosic fire protection and market-leading dry film thicknesses. Now, with the [...]

Global HSE offers bespoke training

Recognising the value of knowledge and understanding within the fire safety industry, Global HSE is now offering e-learning training courses. Over the past few months, Global has developed various bespoke training courses, offering relevant and informative learning to organisations who require further fire safety knowledge. Attendees have included main contractors, manufacturers, and housing associations. The [...]

Belgrade invests for the future

Belgrade Insulations has announced the relocation of its Wellingborough branch to the Brackmills Trade Park in Northampton. This two-year-old unit provides the opportunity to stock a wider range of products, allowing it to offer an even better service to its broad customer base. Ideally positioned for local collections and situated close to the national road [...]

East Riding Group offers specialist decking

UK Passive Fire Solutions is part of the East Riding Group and can offer passive fire protection to all kinds of buildings. It prides itself on being able to adapt and overcome the most difficult situations and specialises in working within a live environment. Whilst it continues to deliver its usual compartmentation and fire door [...]

Applus+ signs agreement with IFC

Applus+ Laboratories has reached an agreement with IFC Certification that allows both parties to continue their fire safety certification services following Brexit. The move settles doubts about thenew UKCA mark (UK Conformity Assessed), and what it means for the sale of CE-marked products in the UK market. Applus+ Laboratories has reached a bilateral agreement with IFC Certification – an approved UK certification body (Nº [...]

19 May – Modern forms of compartmentation

Modern forms of compartmentation Wednesday 19 May - 12:00-13:00 This practical session on modern forms of compartmentation will focus on product details and product standards. It will explain why compartmentation is important, look at modern forms of compartmentation such as fire-resisting glazing and fire curtains; and provide information on how to choose a competent installer. [...]