Why to use a Fire Curtain or Fire Proof Barrier?
Fire Curtains minimize the extent of fire & slow the development of fire, act as a barrier to slow the fire & smoke from spreading to other parts of the manufacturing plant/office and help protect escape routes in a building from being engulfed in fire & smoke. Fire Curtains help minimize inventory & machinery damage due to spread of fire and give precious time for people to escape in case of a fire.
Fire curtain material needs to be resistant to fire for a period ranging between 30-120 minutes, must be light weight & flexible. Fire curtain material must be high temperature resistant so as to not melt in case of a fire and hence a Fibreglass base fabric coated with Polyurethane (PU) or coated with Silicone is used for these fire proof barriers.
RNG Performance Materials manufactures light weight flexible fire curtain or fire proof barrier fabrics namely Double Sided PU coated Fibreglass of 460 gsm & Double Sided Silicone coated Fibreglass of 560 gsm both of which have been tested to 2 hour fire resistance testing as per EN ISO 15025.
Double Sided PU Coated Fibreglass
0.40 mm thickness 4H Satin highly flexible PU Coated Fibreglass weighs 460 gsm and hence is a good light weight fire curtain fabric option exhibiting outstanding fire resistant properties and having a melting point of 1100°C. Generally available in grey colour. Can be cut & stitched to custom sizes for use as a fire barrier or fire curtain.
Video of 120 minute fire testing for PU Coated Fibreglass
Double Sided Silicone Coated Fibreglass
0.45 mm thickness 4H Satin highly flexible Silicone Coated Fibreglass weighs 560 gsm and hence is a light weight cost effective fire curtain fabric option exhibiting good fire resistant properties and having a melting point of 1100°C. Generally available in grey colour. Can be cut & stitched to custom sizes for use as a fire barrier or fire curtain.
120 minute Fire Testing Video for Silicone Coated Fibreglass
RNG Performance Materials provides customized fire curtain & fire proof barrier options and works closely with each customer to develop solutions for their application.
Email us at Sales@RNG.Asia for any queries for fire proof covers, fire curtains & fire blankets.
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