Fire Shutters are similar to conventional steel slatted and galvanised steel roller shutters that operate vertically, closing in the event of a fire. Our fire shutters are available in safety ratings of up to 4 hours. One of the main benefits of Fire
shutters is there ability to act as a means of physical security during normal use and a fire safety shutter in the event of a fire.
Security and fire protection combined – available in one, two or four hour ratings.
A Fire Shutter is an electrically operated vertical fire shutter, consisting of a steel slatted curtain and galvanised steel box assembly and guide rails. The box, curtain, guide rails and bottom rail can be powder coated as an optional extra.
Designed to be a security barrier during normal use and to be closed automatically during a test or an emergency situation. In the event of receiving a fire alarm signal the barrier will perform a powered descent to create a fire resistant barrier.
This product is uniquely capable of providing specifiers with a choice of Flame Shutter 60, 120, or 240 minutes integrity performance in accordance with the standards mentioned above.
Available in three integrity ratings
- Flame Shutter 60 (1 hour rated), Flame Shutter 120 (2 hour rated), Flame Shutter 240 (4 hour rated)
Min/max width: 800 mm / 7000 mm, Min/max height: 800 mm / 4600 mm, Sizes can vary according to integrity rating and larger sizes require a hood support bracket. Please check for confirmation. Maximum sizes can vary according to integrity rating.
Approved StandardsThe fire resistance performance of shutters to BS 476: Part 22: 1987. The fire resistance performance of shutters to BS EN 1634-1: 2008.
There is a requirement under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for companies to ensure fire safety equipment
is maintained and a record kept.
- Weekly: Check all the system for correct operation
- 6 Months: Inspections and test of the systems by a competent engineer
- Annually: Full inspections and test of the systems by a competent engineer, clean self-contained detectors and check or replace batteries