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Performance

Acoustic
  • Sound Attenuating Doorsets.
  • Tested to determine potential sound attenuating performance to:
  • Building Regulations Approved Document ‘E’
  • Building Bulletin 93

Please refer to Section 10 Acoustics in the Flamebreak Technical Manual or click on the links below to take you to the relevant section:-

Section 10 – Acoustics

Section 16D – Seal Supplier Detail

Fire
  • BS 476 Part 22: 1987 and BS EN 1634-1:2000
  • Comprehensive test evidence exists to support the fabrication and insulation of both FD30 and FD60 Flamebreak into a wide scope of applications.

Please refer to Section 2 Fire Door Applications in the Flamebreak Technical Manual or click on the links below to take you to the relevant page:-

Section 2A – Flamebreak 430

Section 2B – Flamebreak 630

Section 2C – Flamebreak FF630

Section 2D – Flamebreak 660

Section 2E – Flamebreak FF660

Please also refer to the following for more detailed technical support and guidance:-

Section 4 – ‘Intumescent Seals’ – includes the listing of approved intumescent seal types and seal location requirements for Fire Door applications

Section 14 – ‘Fire Door Installation’ – Recommendations

Section 5 – ‘Smoke Sealing’ – requirements and guidance

Section 7 – ‘Door Frames’ – for fire door applications, including transoms and side screens

Section 8 – ‘Hardware’ – for Fire Door Applications

For a copy of the Global Assessment applicable to our Flamebreak range please go to the Download section of this website or the Product Page.

Thermal Insulation
  • Flamebreak Tested to determine potential ‘Thermal Transmittance’ (U-Value) to:
  • Building regulations approved document ‘L’.
    Using BS EN 150 10077-2:2003 – Calculation of thermal transmittance.

Please refer to Section 12 Flamebreak Thermal Insulation in the Flamebreak Technical Manual

and Section 13 – External Doors for External applications.

For a copy of the U Value Thermal Certificate please go to the Download section of this website.

Mechanical / Security
  • DD171 and BS EN 1192 Strength and Durability Testing
  • Flamebreak have been tested within the doorsets to performances that exceed the DD171 and BSEN 1192 Minimum requirements for “severe duty” applications. and tested to meet
  • PAS 23 – 1:1999 and PAS 24 – 1:1999 general performance and enhanced security performance requirements.

Please refer to Section 11 Flamebreak Mechanical Performance in the Flamebreak Technical Manual

For copies of the relevant test reports please go to the Download section of this website for PAS23/PAS24/DD171& EN1192 test data.

Environment, Sustainability & Legality
  • Flamebreak door cores are manufactured from legally sourced raw materials that are supported with documentation that fulfils legal and compliance obligations regarding due diligence under European regulation (EU) No. 995/2010.
  • Flamebreak door cores are also available to be manufactured from raw materials which are FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) Certified, providing assurance that the raw materials are from both legal and sustainably managed forests.

Please refer to Section 15 – FSC Certified Flamebreak in the Technical Manual plus also refer to the Environmental Certificates in the Downloads section of this website.

Please also be aware of the Flamebreak Technical Manual Appendixes for further detail including:

PT KUTAI FSC COC and Environmental and Management Certification in Appendix 16.A

  • Following the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry’s implementation of a robust timber legality assurance system (SVLK), the country has fully complied with the legality requirements set out by the European Union. As such, Indonesia is the first country to offer FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade) Licensed timber products which are fully compliant with EUTR requirements. The Flamebreak manufacturer is also under the control of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and / or FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) Certification Certificate TT-COC-2009 refers.
  • Flamebreak Lightweight Door blanks have achieved Exova BM TRADA certification for approved quality within the guidelines of ISO9001 management certification. (Third party certification scheme Q Mark / BWF Certifire).
FAQ'S REGARDING FLAMEBREAK ...

Extraction from Section 1 for quick reference to ‘Flamebreak Handling & Storage Recommendations’ of the Flamebreak Technical Manual.

Note: for full comprehensive Storage and Handling detail also please refer to section Appendix section 16.B.1 to 16.B.11 of the Flamebreak Technical Manual.

Section 1 ‘Flamebreak constructions and Adjustment options together with Health and Safety advice’

Section 3 for ‘Guidance with regard to the lipping and facing of Flamebreak cores for Fire Door Applications’

Section 6 ‘Glass and glazing recommendations’

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