Make safety your top priority: keep your fire ventilation system in premium condition. A well-maintained smoke and fire response system is your best protection against potential loss.


Curvent International Ltd. provides inspection and service for your smoke and fire ventilation equipment. As South Africa’s leading specialists in commercial smoke control and fire ventilation, we possess the expertise that are essential to keeping your equipment SANS 10400-compliant. We also upgrade older equipment that is out of warranty.

Fully functional safety equipment:


The cost of a code-compliant fire and smoke ventilation system is an investment in safety. At Curvent International – we help to ensure that, your defensive system will respond when called upon.


Optimized fire and smoke control saves lives:


During a fire emergency, a fully functioning fire and smoke ventilation system keeps escape routes clear of smoke and saves lives. Regular equipment service facilitates accurate performance during an emergency.


Customized, site-specific services:


Over time, facility changes affect the performance of your equipment. Our experts at Curvent International have experience working with site-specific systems and the knowledge to suggest cost-effective upgrades.

Proactive maintenance makes your facility safer.


Book an expert consultation now.


Owners, employers and managers are responsible for adequite safety

The smoke ventilations system is part of the overall fire safety strategy and the responsible person must ensure that the equipment and devices are maintained in efficient working order and in good repair to safeguard residents within the building.

What SANS 10400: Part T – Fire protection says

Essentially the legislation is concerned quite simply with the need for all buildings to be designed, constructed and equipped so that in the event of fire:

  1. the occupants or people using the building will be protected – including persons with disabilities;

  2. the spread and intensity of any fire within buildings, and the spread of fire to any other buildings, will be minimized;

  3. sufficient stability will be retained to ensure that such building will not endanger any other building: provided that in the case of any multi-storey building no major failure of the structural system shall occur;

  4. the generation and spread of smoke will be minimized or controlled to the greatest extent reasonably practicable; and

  5. adequate means of access, and equipment for detecting, fighting, controlling and extinguishing such fire, is provided.

Expert fire ventilation inspection

After being inspected, when you know your fire and smoke response system is fully compliant with SANS regulations, you can rest assured that your facility is covered in case of potential disaster.

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January 22, 2020

Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance!!! 

It is essential for regular equipment service.

Here is Why?
Maintenance saves lives! Paying to have your maintenance done is truly a worthy venture, because an investment in Maintenance is an investment in safety. If your ventilation system equipment is not working properly, this will complicate rescue operations during fire emergencies. So be sure to make...

July 9, 2019

Having your ventilation systems maintained and checked will maximise the usage of your facility and ensure your system is running as safely and efficiently as it can, offering you cost savings as well. This will also prevent complications later in the duration of its life.

Small jobs, like changing filters in ventilation systems are not as big of a problem, though more complex maintenance will need...

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 buildi...

May 28, 2018

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 ove...

Any ventilation system will have slight performance fluctuations. As with any piece of machinery, a ventilation system is subject to wear, misalignment and breakdowns. Only through regular and thorough maintenance can it remain in effective operating condition.

The following are a few of the more common problems to be aware of:

Hood System

  • Adjustable slots have been altered 

  • Resistance ha...

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