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Assessing Passive Smoke Management Systems

The options are plentiful when it comes to configuring a passive smoke management system. Therefore it is imperative to comprehensively evaluate the entire system to ensure compliance of smoke protection required by building codes. READ MORE »

UL 10D: Testing Details

UL 10D is the new standard for the testing of fire curtain protection assemblies. While testing is important for all safety measures included in a building, fire and smoke protection is especially crucial. Therefore, it is important to know the details behind testing standards as to understand how to properly utilize certain fire curtains in the construction or renovation of your building. READ MORE »

Smoke Rated Curtains as Passive Smoke Barriers

Fire and smoke rated curtains are being used to protect openings into atrium spaces for surrounding floors. Automatically deployed flexible fabric curtains can provide vertical barriers at the atrium edges. Historically, they have been used in conjunction with smoke exhaust systems, or in some cases as a stand-alone passive solution for smoke control. READ MORE »

UL 10D: The Benefits

As you may have heard, in the beginning of 2014, UL 10D became the standard for protective fire curtain testing. While it may not sound like that big of a deal this change actually provides quite a few benefits. READ MORE »

Alternatives to Elevator Pressurization

Elevator shaft pressurization is often proposed as an alternative to enclosed elevator lobbies. Fire curtains and doors have a stigma of being ugly, cumbersome and intrusive on design aesthetics. However, with today’s materials that is quite the opposite. READ MORE »

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