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Rapid Ascent Fire Curtains Manchester

rapid ascent fire curtainsWestwood Rapid Ascent Fire Curtains are proven to restrict the spread of lethal smoke and poisonous gasses in the event of a fire in Manchester. Fire and Smoke Curtains are most effective when used as part of a smoke control system. For example it is possible to divert smoke reservoirs away from areas where employees are and from which smoke and hot gases can be extracted. Alternatively to prevent the spread of smoke to allow time for escape. Manchester Rapid Ascent Fire Curtains provide a seamless boundary between work areas that when necessary can function and help save lives. They are an essential safety component that allows you to stop the spread of lethal gases that are present in every fire in Manchester. Westwood UKÔÇÖs Manchester Rapid Ascent Fire curtains have been tested and are supplied with a failsafe system to ensure closure in the event of power failure. Our Curtains are available in a variety of solutions. Wide spans and can be face fixed, soffit fixed or suspended in Manchester. Smoke 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
  • 1hr fire resistance
  • Helps to prevent the passage of smoke and gases
  • 240V operation with battery back-up.
Standard Rapid Ascent Fire Curtains Specification Rapid Ascent Fire Curtain SuppliersCoated fibre-glass 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. Rapid Ascent Fire 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. Rapid Ascent Fire Curtain Operation Smoke 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. Please call for a free quotation or even if you just have some questions.

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