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Smoke Rated Curtains

Westwood manufacture, supply and install high quality Smoke Rated Curtains Nationwide. Smoke Rated Curtains reduce the spread of smoke and gas along the underside of a ceiling in the event of fire. Smoke Rated Curtains are designed to work most effective as part of a smoke control fire safety system. Smoke reservoirs are created to divert and extract smoke and hot gases that occur during the unfortunate event of a fire. Fire Curtains may alternatively be implemented to prevent the spread of smoke allowing time for a safe and successful evacuation. Smoke Rated Curtains are much more than an simple addition to smoke ventilation systems. Fire Curtains can save lives and should most definitely be regarded as an essential component to any fire safety system. Roller Shutter Enquiries

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Tel: 0161 272 9333 (North) or 0207 873 2390 (South) 0121 285 0239 (West Midlands) 0115 8240036 (East Midlands) 0141 280 2110 (Scotland)

Best Value Smoke Rated Curtains Fire CurtainsOur smoke curtains have been successfully tested and are supplied with a failsafe system that will ensure activation in the event of power failure. Westwood 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 smoke
  • 240V operation with battery back-up

Smoke 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 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 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.

Smoke Curtain SuppliersFailsafe Smoke Curtain Operation

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.

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.
MAXIMUM SIZES Unlimited width x 10 metres high.
OPERATING SPEED Approximately 75mm per second.
WEIGHT Typically 30kgs per linear metre of width for curtain, box and bottom rail.
We also manufacture BS certified twin skin insulated Fire Shutters offering up to 4 hours resistance to fire.

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