Fire Retardant Curtains form part of vital fire safety procedures for Carlisle businesses.
They help restrict the lateral spread of potentially lethal smoke and gas along the underside of an internal ceiling in the event of fire.
Fire Retardant Curtains are proven to be effective as part of a smoke control fire safety system.
Smoke reservoirs can be created from which smoke and hot gases can be extracted, or Fire Retardant Curtains may alternatively be implemented in your
Carlisle business to prevent the spread of smoke allowing time for escape.
Our Carlisle Fire Retardant Curtains are available in wide spans and can be face fixed, soffit fixed or suspended.
Automatic Fire Retardant Curtains are more than simply an addition to smoke ventilation systems. Fire Retardant Curtains save lives and should be considered an important component if you aim is to offer a fire safety system that will really save lives in the event of an emergency.
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Our Fire Retardant Curtains have been successfully tested and are supplied with a failsafe system that will ensure activation in the event of power failure.
Westwood Fire Retardant Curtains can be supplied to businesses in Carlisle 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 smoke
- 240V operation with battery back-up
Carlisle Fire Retardant 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 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.
Smoke Curtain Operation
Fire Retardant 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 smoke compartment. The system requires a 240V single phase fused spur within one metre of the control panel.
Failsafe Smoke Curtain Operation
Naturally, you want to ensure the successful operation of your fire Retardant curtains should there be a 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.
Smoke Curtain Box
The central roller and coiled up Smoke 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.
Unlimited width x 10 metres high.
Approximately 75mm per second.
Typically 30kgs per linear metre of width for curtain, box and bottom rail.
Tel: 01228 830042
Please note that we also manufacture Single and Twin Skin Lath Fire Rated Roller Shutter for Carlisle businesses tested to Exova Fire and Safety BSEN 1634-1 and providing up to 4 Hours of fire resistance. The Double Skin Insulated Lath offers additional heat radiation protection.