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Passive Fire

Products designed to meet the stringent fire requirements of the NZBC.

November 2021

Won-Door Resolves Key Passive Fire Challenge for Commercial Bay and PWC Tower

Holmes Fire discuss how Won-Door addressed complex fire engineering performance requirements while retaining the design vision for an open and unobstructed connection between both towers.

The Building Agency Introduces Siderise Barriers for Cladding Cavities

The Building Agency Introduces Siderise Barriers for Cladding Cavities

Siderise RH and RV deliver comprehensive, effective passive fire protection to drained and ventilated cladding systems for new builds and re-clads alike.

Intumescent Coating Achieves Excellent Fire Ratings — Even on Specialist Plasterboards

Intumescent Coating Achieves Excellent Fire Ratings — Even on Specialist Plasterboards

Tech Coatings provides New Zealand’s only tested and endorsed passive fire system for radiation shielding facilities.

Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles Offer an Elegant, Fire-Resistant Design Solution

Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles Offer an Elegant, Fire-Resistant Design Solution

Tiles, being non-combustible and free from petroleum-based products and wood fibres, are both fire-proof and non-toxic.

Allproof Releases New Electrical and Plumbing Results and a Composite Floor Assessment

Allproof Releases New Electrical and Plumbing Results and a Composite Floor Assessment

Allproof's new electrical and mixed services technical manual has been released along with composite floor assessment for plumbing penetrations and a BRANZ Appraisal update.

How to Avoid Common Firestopping Problems

How to Avoid Common Firestopping Problems

By involving the supplier early in the design stage, architects can ensure the product specified is approved for the application and to the applicable standards.

New Integrated Fire Door Threshold Sills from NZ Fire Doors

New Integrated Fire Door Threshold Sills from NZ Fire Doors

Available in timber and steel, the new Fire Rated Door Sill Thresholds remove the need for threshold detailing.

Benefits of World-First A1 Non-Combustible Cladding

Benefits of World-First A1 Non-Combustible Cladding

ALPOLIC NC/A1 is a fire-safe aluminium composite material with a non-combustible mineral core that contains zero polyethylene.

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