Posts Categorized: Fire doors

Soundcraft’s timber-frame loft hatch achieves fire rated approval

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As part of our continual product development and proactive industry testing, Soundcraft has manufactured a timber-framed loft hatch to meet fire rated regulations for the construction sector. The Soundcraft Loft Hatch was successful tested for 30 minutes to provide evidence utilising the temperature and pressure conditions of BS 476: Part

Soundcraft delivers at Fair Acres in the London Borough of Bromley

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Soundcraft has completed a major refurbishment project on four residential apartment blocks in Bromley. Appointed by chartered building company T Gunning Ltd for the replacement of existing fire-rated doors within the Fair Acres properties, Soundcraft installed 140 FD30 entrance doors within existing frames, together with 151 adjacent FD30 fire-rated storage

Nayland House refurb puts safety first

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Working alongside Allied Protection, part of the Lakehouse Group, Soundcraft has played a key role in improving the fire safety standards as part of the refurbishment of an eight-storey residential block of flats in Catford, Greater London.

Can I specify FD20 rated fire doors?

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What do fire door ratings mean? Fire door performance is rated in terms of resistance, and therefore the contribution a door makes to compartmentation and slowing the spread of fire. It is declared as a number of minutes – 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes – and ratings can be

British and European fire door standards

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Which standards apply to fire doors? National building regulations describe how our built environment should perform in the event of a fire, but standards describe how products and components should be tested to check that performance is achieved. When researching fire doors, the wide array of door-related standards generally can

The role of primary test evidence in fire door specification

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What is primary test evidence for fire doors? Results of fire door testing apply to the specific configuration of components subjected to an individual test, and manufacturers ensure the products they produce replicate tested performance. That consistency is a pillar of third-party accreditation scheme membership. Sometimes, however, it is necessary