Westwood Security Shutters Ltd are leading suppliers and installers of the best quality Fire and Smoke Curtains to the Derby and the Derbyshire area.
The inhalation of smoke and toxic gases is the main cause of fatalities from fires in Derby, which is why anyone with a Derby business should make Fire Rated Curtains a key component of their fire control procedures.
How Fire and Smoke Curtains Can Save Lives in Derby
All Derby businesses should understand why they need thorough fire control and fire safety procedures, and it is important to understand that fire rated curtains are not secondary to other smoke ventilation systems. be obvious. It only ever takes one outbreak of fire to cause havoc to a Derby business in terms of costs financially and to human life.
It is vital, therefore, for all Derby companies to be fully prepared. And, Fire Rated Curtains should be considered a key component of fire control in Derby.
Fire rated curtains help channel smoke and toxic gases, or extract them, ensuring people can be safely evacuated if a fire should break out at your Derby business.
Usually, Fire Rated Curtains will be initiated by your Derby fire alarm system, and will limit the spread of smoke to the underside of the internal ceiling.
Our Derby Fire Rated Curtains
No-one should take ever take risks when it comes to fires: the consequences are potentially far too damaging. This is why we recommend Derby businesses to take advantage of fire rated curtains from Westwood.
We provide the best quality Fire Rated Curtains in Derby at the best prices.
And, we can supply and install Fire Rated Curtains in Derby to wide spans, which can be automatic, soffit automatic or suspended.
Our Fire Rated Curtains available in Derby have been stringently tested and come as standard with a failsafe system guaranteeing activation in the event of any power failure.
Westwood Fire Rated Curtains can be supplied and installed in Derby in unlimited widths by using an overlap system, with curtains up to 5 metres wide being serviced by single span rollers.
Please call today for a free quote 01332 485022
Features of Fire Rated Curtains Derby
- Automatic operation
- Support for servery and hatches
- Custom built to your specification
- Short lead times
- Slim, lightweight and easy to install
- 4hr fire resistance
- Help to slow down and prevent the passage of smoke and gases
- 240V operation with battery back-up
Derby Fire Rated Curtains Specification
Coated fiberglass material tested to withstand temperatures of 600 Degrees Centigrade for one hour. The thickness of the Smoke Curtain is approximately 0.75mm.
Bottom Rail and Roller
A bottom rail is fixed 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 Rated Curtain Operation
Fire rated curtains are electrically operated by 240V Tubular Motors and come with a control panel that is fixed to the main fire alarm panel of your Derby business. Standard control panel will operate a single motor or alternatively a group panel can be supplied to manage multiple motors within a single smoke compartment. The system requires a 240V single phase fused spur within one metre of the control panel.
Automatic Smoke Curtain Box
The central roller and coiled up fire rated curtain is housed in a galvanised metal box, which is automatic to the structure of the building. The box is galvanised as standard and can be polyester powder coated at extra cost.
Unlimited 7 metres width x 10 metres high.
Approximately 75mm per second.
Typically 24kgs per linear metre of width for curtain, box and bottom rail.
Please call 01332 485022
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Tel: 0161 272 9333 (North) or 0208 166 9933 (South) 0121 400 0161 (West Midlands) 01157 351045 (East Midlands)
We also manufacture BS certified twin skin Automatic Fire Shutters
offering up to 4 hours resistance to fire.