The opening of Curvent's new flagship showroom on the 14th and 15th of August proved to be a huge success. The industry suppliers, installers and customers thoroughly enjoyed the mornings workshop and experienced the wide range of ventilation products and systems on display. After several months in construction, our new showroom has been developed to showcase our entire product range included smoke and natural ventilators, the complete range of façade solutions and Curvent's
In layman’s terms, automated windows represent windows that open and close automatically and works with an electric windows system. It is typically positioned in public buildings such as in shopping malls and office blocks. These automation are a cost-effective solution for a smoke ventilation system while also assisting with natural heating and cooling strategy. How do they work? Automated windows can be controlled from automated systems or with the help of a remote control.
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)
We all saw or heard of the fire that broke out at the East Rand Retail Park in Boksburg. “The fire started in Coricraft, and then jumped to other stores like Adidas, Tekkie Town and Jam,” said Eric Maloka, Ekurhuleni metro’s disaster and emergency services spokesperson. The last thing any business needs or wants is for it to go up in flames. This is why there are very strict Regulations when it comes to fire safety and protection against fire in any building in South Africa,
The smoke ventilation system at Grenfell Tower was reported to have failed eight days before the fatal blaze claimed 71 lives, but a proposal to fix it for £1,800 was ignored, the public inquiry has heard. The failure of the ventilation system, designed to extract smoke from lobbies outside flats in the event of a fire, has been identified by experts as a factor in the escape routes from the building filling with thick black smoke that may have prevented evacuation and rescue
It is a well known fact that should a fire break out in your building that maintenance records may be called upon for both legal and insurance purposes. For this reason one should not compromise on maintaining your smoke ventilation system. Curvent International has a dedicated service and maintenance team. They are well equipped to deliver quality customer care and service management. Offering over twenty qualified and competent consultants and technicians within the departm
Summed up it is a process of redirecting smoke and fumes in order to save lives and assets. The advantages of smoke control systems The first advantage to specify and install smoke control systems are to protect escape routes and to assist firefighters in the event of a fire. Another advantage of smoke control systems is that stock and machinery can be protected and the risk of loss of the building (perhaps due to roof collapse) can be reduced. Smoke ventilation systems utili
South Africa's building regulations emphasis smoke control for safety reasons. A well-designed smoke control system should always provide for a smoke-free escape to allow for the minimum risk of smoke inhalation, injury or death. Curvent International has considerable experience in the design and implementation of smoke control systems in Shopping Centres and Car Parks across South Africa With over 100,000 people in one day visiting some of the largest Shopping Centres, the b
The Curvent Fire X Vertical fire ventilator is a louvre bladed vertical mounted fire ventilator with a low profile design to enhance the architectural aesthetics of any building. The Fire X Vertical louvred blades are designed to close individually over each other, providing a waterproof system in the closed position. In the event of fire, the spring loaded louvred blades open automatically to allow hot gasses to exhaust. This will aid in the buildings structural integrity ag
We have a long and loyal relationship with SE Controls. Below an interesting article in RACA about our involvement in the Waltloo Industrial Park's ventilation. SE Controls’ smoke ventilation system is helping to protect a new industrial development in Pretoria. Extensive warehousing at a new industrial park development in Pretoria, South Africa, is using a range of actuators and controls from SE Controls Africa to ensure the building’s smoke ventilation systems operate effec