There are many different reasons to use Fire Pipe Collars, this blog post is aimed at helping you to understand the importance of installing fire pipe collars. Ensuring that your building or property is fully protected in case a fire breaks out.
Fire Pipe Collars are designed to help reinstate the fire resistance of a floor or wall which might have been penetrated to allow various utility services to the property, such as gas, or water. A Fire Pipe Collar can be fitted to a wall or ceiling to ensure that they help to retain the fire protection properties of a wall or floor, alternatively these collars can also be set into a fire wall. Fire Pipe collars can be used on Concrete, Masonry and also Plasterboard, making them extremely versatile.
Containing A Fire
Fire pipe collars come in a range of different fire ratings including 1 and four hour ratings. This means that the collar can resit fire of up to 2 or 4 hours depending on the fire pipe collar you choose. A fire rated pipe collar can help contain a fire and prevent it from spreading quickly between rooms of a building. A PVC pipe can begin to melt at just 115°C which means a small opening can quickly appear allowing the fire to spread. A Fire Pipe Collar can prevent this.
Cheap and Easy
The beauty of a fire pipe collar is that they do not cost a lot of money, but do offer fantastic protection against fire. It’s a small price to pay to help prevent fire from spreading between rooms and potentially costing you thousands in damages to equipment of property. Fire Seal Store offers high quality fire pipe collars starting at only £3.70 + VAT. Finally Fire Pipe Collars are extremely easy to install, they only use a few screws and feature a tab closing device ensuring a quick and easy fix.