COMPARTMENTATION, A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT IN FIRE PROTECTION


Fire compartmentation is vital in any fire safety design. It basically means to divide a building into cells to prevent the passage of fire from one cell to another for a given period of time.

Compartmentation is also a passive fire prevention method meaning that it doesn't typically react or change in a fire condition. It is effectively a capital cost and can have little maintenance requirements however the integrity must be maintained for example a fire door that gets used on a regular basis.

Firestopping is the generic term given to various components that are used to seal openings in fire compartmentation. Curvent International is an approved supplier and installer of KBS Systems and Pyrosafe Coatings. These construction products is effective in the fire proofing or -stopping of any building.

If you would like to know more – or would like to arrange an appointment with one of our fire safety advisers – simply call our team at Curvent International on +27 11 826 5959.


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