How do they work? Smoke curtains also known as smoke baffles or fire curtains is a substantial, noncombustible curtain that is hung tightly against a ceiling. Smoke baffles cordon off sections of a large ceiling for fire prevention purposes. A smoke baffle acts as a partition of heat and smoke in the event of a fire and help with the controlling, reducing and repeatedly will prevent the spread of smoke throughout the affected building. Some of the benefits of these curtains a
Curvent International (Pty) Ltd manufactures, distributes and installs a broad range of ventilation solutions, designed with intent and installed with purpose. We also supply auxiliary products for our clients depending on the project and scope of work.
Our auxiliary products include custom build ducting, industrial extractor fans, window automation, smoke baffles, smoke control systems to name a few.
Purpose Made Ducting (Standard Ducting and Fire Rated Certified Ducting)
The Courier Guy is a courier company in South Africa with 47 branches nationwide. They were founded in 2000 and has since built a strong reputation through strong customer relations and effective personal service. Today The Courier Guy is trusted, recognized and the fastest growing courier company in South Africa. Curvent International is proud to be associated with a company of this stature. We have installed 72 x FXV Fire-X vertical louvres at their new warehouse in Cosmo C
What is "SHEVS"? "SHEVS" is also known as a smoke and heat exhaust ventilation systems. These are either natural or powered systems used to remove smoke, caused by a fire, from a building. These systems will enable a clear escape route on the lower bottom of the building as well as help to reduce the damage of the fire to the building. In order for Curvent's ventilation experts to design the most effective smoke and heat ventilation solution, it is important to consider a wi
Fire curtains are curtains that prevent damage and threat from heat and smoke in the event of a fire. They come in all shapes, sizes, and materials and are found in commercial, public and domestic properties. This article will explore the benefits that installing flexible fire resistant curtains can bring. 1. It has an invisible design: When not deployed, smoke or fire curtain assemblies are virtually invisible, as they recess into the ceiling or walls. 2. Fire curtains will
In any fire situation smoke is one of the greatest threats to life. Smoke will impair visibility and cause occupants to be disorientated, which could result in deaths. Curvent International recently installed a 112 FXV-8 (Fire X Vertical fire ventilator) and a total of 2040m² Smoke Curtains in a warehouse for Komatsu in Tunney, Elandsfontein. The Curvent Fire X Vertical fire ventilator is a louvre bladed vertical mounted fire ventilator with a low profile design to enhance th
SYSTEM RELIABILITY Smoke management systems can be complex and involve the operation of many interacting components, including detection systems, exhaust fans, natural ventilators, automatic smoke curtains, dampers, fresh air intakes, etc. Experience of actual installed systems in real buildings has led to concerns on the efficacy of some smoke management systems, especially over the lifetime of a building. Reliability There is limited data on the reliability of smoke managem