Fire Curtains Bournemouth

Bournemouth Fire CurtainsWestwood is the number one provider of quality Fire Curtains in Bournemouth. We Provide and install Fire Curtains at some of the lowest UK prices and are delivered on short lead times to all our Bournemouth customers.

Westwood Fire curtains restrict the lateral spread of Fire, in the event of fire. Fire Curtains are most effective as part of a comprehensive Fire control strategy. Fire reservoirs can be created using Fire Curtains from which Fire and hot gas can be extracted and to prevent the spread of Fire which is useful to allow time for people to escape.

Westwood also provides a full range of BS compliant Fire Roller Shutters. We manufacture Fire Shutters at our own factory and nobody matches Westwood for UK Fire Shutters.

Bournemouth Fire Curtains

Fire Shutters are available to provide up to four hours resistance to fire.

See our Fire Shutters page for further details.

Bournemouth Fire Curtains are more than simply an addition to a ventilation system. Bournemouth Fire Curtains save lives. They are an essential component to stop the spread of smoke and lethal gases.

Fire Curtains are also frequently referred to as Smoke Curtains.

Westwood Bournemouth Fire curtains have been successfully tested and are supplied with a failsafe system to ensure closure in the event of power failure. Our Fire Curtains are available in wide spans and can be face fixed, soffit fixed or suspended. Fire Curtains can be supplied in unlimited widths by use of an overlap system, with curtains up to 5 metres wide being serviced by single span rollers.

Westwood manufacture and install Fire Shutters, Fire Curtains and Smoke Curtains certified to BSEN 1634-1 by Exova Fire and Safety.

Bournemouth Fire curtains

Tel: 01202 935 002

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  • Automatic operation
  • Support for servery and hatches
  • Custom built to your specification
  • Short lead times
  • Slim, lightweight and easy to install
  • 4hr fire resistance
  • Sealed to prevent the passage of fire or Fire
  • 240V operation with battery back-up

Standard Fire Curtains Specification

Fire Curtain

Coated fibreglass material tested to withstand temperatures of 600 Degrees Centigrade for one hour. The thickness of the Fire Curtain is approximately 0.75mm.

Bottom Rail and Roller
A bottom rail is attached to the curtain and this rail is designed to stop at ceiling level or into a recess in the box when raised. The curtain coils on to a steel roller mounted on endplate bearings.

Fire Curtain Box

The central roller and coiled up Fire Curtain is housed in a galvanised metal box, which is fixed to the structure of the building. The box is galvanised as standard and can be polyester powder coated at extra cost.

Fire Curtain Operation

Fire curtains are electrically operated by 240V Tubular Motors and are supplied with a control panel that is connected to the main fire alarm panel for the area. The standard control panel will operate a single motor or alternatively, a group panel can be supplied to manage multiple motors within a single Fire compartment. The system requires a 240V single phase fused spur within one metre of the control panel.

Failsafe Operation

In the event of power failure, the curtains will automatically close by gravity with a controlled descent. Additionally, on receipt of a signal from the fire alarm panel, the curtains will failsafe close by gravity and open automatically when the fire signal ceases.

Unlimited width x 10 metres high.
Approximately 75mm per second.
Typically 30kgs per linear metre of width for curtain, box and bottom rail.

If you purchase Fire Curtains or Smoke Curtains from Westwood Security Shutters Ltd, you will enjoy the highest levels of customer service according to our customer charter:

1. We are totally dedicated to matching our customer requirements
Our success is predicated on our ability to satisfy our customers who judge our products and services on the basis of their own needs – which we see as a barometer of our success.

2. We seek the highest quality in all we do
Westwood Security Shutters Ltd has built its reputation on quality and we will continue to meet and improve on the standards we have set.

3. We respect our employees, supplier and business partners
We will invest in our employees who will share in the success of our business.

4. We will conduct all business affairs ethically, with integrity, and in support of our mission and operating principles, and with free-market values.

For nearly 20 years, Westwood Security Shutters Ltd has been guided by these principles, which have made us the leading company in the roller shutter industry.

Tel: 01202 935 002

Calls cost 7p per minute plus your network access charge.

Westwood Security Roller Doors are the perfect Security Shutters for Shop Shutters and other commercial applications. We also supply Fire Rated Shutters at competitive prices.

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