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Fire Curtains Newcastle

Westwood are the leading provider of quality Fire Curtains in Newcastle.We Provide Newcastle with Fire Curtains at some of the lowest UK prices and are delivered on short lead times.Fire curtains restrict the lateral spread of Fire, smoke and harmful gasses. Fire Curtains are most effective as part of a comprehensive Fire control strategy. Fire reservoirs can be created using Fire Curtains from which fire, smoke and toxic gasses can be extracted whilst preventing the spread of fire which is imperative for allowing time for individuals to evacuate.Westwood also provide a full range of BS compliant Fire Roller Shutters. We manufacture Fire Shutters at our own factory and nobody matches Westwood for quality and price of UK Fire Shutters.Fire Shutters are provide up to four hours resistance to fire.See our Fire Shutters page for further details.Fire Curtains in Newcastle are not only an essential addition to a buildings' ventilation system but Fire Curtains help save lives. They are an mandatory component to stop the spread of smoke and lethal gases in Newcastle.Fire Curtains are also frequently referred to as Smoke Curtains.Westwood's Newcastle Fire curtains have been successfully tested and are fitted with a fail-safe 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.
  • 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 CurtainCoated fiber-glass material tested to withstand temperatures of 600 Degrees Centigrade for one hour. The thickness of the Fire Curtain is approximately 0.75mm.Hatch Fire Shutters for CanteenBottom 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 end plate bearings.Fire Curtain BoxThe 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 OperationFire 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. 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.Fail-safe OperationIn 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 fail-safe 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.

Roller Shutter Enquiries

Tel: 0191 2449895

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