British Aluminum’s systems offer includes specialized solutions: fire resisting, smoke proof and smoke exhaust structures up to EI120 class. Using these products in situations that threaten the life or health can buy time for safe evacuation while increasing chances to control the fire and reduce in losses caused by fire.
All our screens, doors and curtain walling can be aesthetically identical to non fire rated glazing products and therefore blend into the general appearance of the building.
All our fire resistant products have been rigorously tested in Europe and certified by Exova, Warrington in the UK. This is reputed to be one of the best certification bodies in the world. All our products also hold an approval certificate from the Civil Defense. Copies of the certificates are available on request.
Fire glazing Explained
Time – Products have a maximum time before they fail. For example 120 minutes (120)
Integrity – Integrity is the Resistance to the passage of flames and smoke (E)
Insulation - Insulating stops the heat being radiated to the safe escape zone. (I)
Using the above information the fire rating required would be: 120Ei
It is imperative to get a fire strategy in place in a building and by using British Aluminiums extensive range of fire resistant products you do not need to compromise on safety or aesthetics.
Our fire resistant products can help to save lives and keeps property safe.
British Aluminium (QATAR) can now fabricate and install an amazing 120 minutes integrity and insulation screen. This takes fire safety to a new level that has never been achieved in aluminium until now.
Ensuring Excellent performance in even the most challenging conditions, it also features a high smoke tightness classification according to European Standards. This means it may be applied for the purpose of building smoke proof constructions
If you require anymore information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Glass Thickness48 - 84mm
Section Depth118 mm
Fire resistanceEI 120
Acoustic Insulationto 40 DB
Maximum weight each pane of glass410KG
Internal and external wall partitions of height up to 3750 mm
Manufactured and installed alike MB-78EI guidelines
Dual colour options
Clean, sharp lines of narrow extruded aluminium framing
The system is based on five-chamber aluminium profiles with a 34mm thermal break
Elements of fire insulation are placed in internal chambers of profiles and in insulating space between profiles.
Fire resistance of the class EI120, both in the case of fire exposure from the outside and inside