Westwood are the leading provider of quality Fire Curtains in Oldham. We Provide Oldham Fire Curtains at some of the lowest UK prices and are delivered on short lead times.
Fire curtains restrict the lateral spread 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 provide a full range of BS compliant Fire Roller Shutters. We manufacture Fire Shutters at our own factory and nobody matches Westwood quality or price for UK Fire Shutters.
Fire Shutters are available to provide up to four hours resistance to fire.
See our Fire Shutters page for further details.
Fire Curtains in Oldham are more than simply an addition to a ventilation system. Fire Curtains save lives. They are an essential component to stop the spread of smoke and lethal gases in Oldham.
Fire Curtains are also frequently referred to as Smoke Curtains.
Westwood Oldham 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.
- 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
Coated fiberglass 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. 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.
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.