GF Firestop Solutions Is are a Third Party accredited contractor in the application of fire stopping and sealing to service voids/penetrations in fire rated compartment walls and floors.
With its unrivalled knowledge and expertise, proven track record of delivering results that meet the Building Regulations and truly Quality Without Questions achieved on each and every building site, GF Firestop Solutions quickly became a leading mark for the installation of fire stopping products a systems in Ireland.
Intumescent Coated Batts
Intumescent Batts are a cost effective, lightweight answer to mast fire stopping requirement They act as an air seal barrier to reinstate the fire resistance and acoustic performances of concrete floors, masonry walls and dry wall systems, following the creation of voids for the passage of services.
• Up to 4 hours fire performance
• Lightweight and simple to install
• No maintenance required
• Tested for airtightness
Firestopping Compounds (Mortars)
Firestopping Mortar are design. to seal around service penetrations, steel pipes, steel duct, cables cable
trays running through floors and is designed to re-instate the fire resistance of the oompartme. floor whilst Providing an unsupported load-bearing system
Firetherm Firestop collars can be retrofitted to existing buildings piping, forming a barrier at the point where the Pipes pass between wall and floor cavaties. The collars are securely fitter around the piping and fixed to the wall or floor surface with fireproof fixings. The intumescent materials in the collars swell to fill the void left by the plastic Piping in fire condtions, helping stop. spread of fire
• Simple to install
• Water Resistant.
• Maintenance free
• Available. pipe size from 55mm to 355mm 0.D.,
• Available in grades from 1-4 hours fire protection.
Mastic seals are aimed at providing fire protection to gaps & movement joints GF Solitons install fire slopping products. electoral, mechanical and hydraulic services penetrating fire rated elements of buildings Every service passing through fire resistant building elements . reacts in a different way in the event of fire, so there is no single solution or product tat will protect all services
• 4 hours fire resistance
• Maintains substrate acoustic & air seal ratings
• Suitable for gaps up lo 50mm wide
• Reduces air leakage
Firestop Cavity Barriers
Compartments In the form cavity barriers may be require to inhibit the spread of heal, smoke and fire within horizontal and vertical sealed spaces These cavity fire barriers are typically required within ceilings and roof voids In order to prevent the spread of flame and smoke in a fire situation
National Building Regulations require that cavities and concealed spaces in the structure or fabric of a building are subdivided by means of cavity , barriers to prevent smoke and flame ram penetrating and/or moving within a concealed space in a fire compartment This is of major importance sin. many buildings have lots of concealed cavities and voids within the roof, floors a. walls
Cavity barriers are generally required to provide a minimum of 30 minutes integrity (although his can increase to 120 min) and, depending upon the size, location and the insurance requirements, from 30 to 60 minutes insulation They must also maintain their performance over the life of a building, taking account of any building movement due to subsidence, shrinkage or thermal change.
There are lots of systems that have been developed to maintain the required compartmentation to structure. Many of these can provide a quick and cost-effective solution however it is vital to get the correct solution for the job in hand
We are fully qualified to assist you with all of your cavity fire barrier requirements.