Fire & Smoke Curtains
A flexible, fixed or retractable fabric curtain that can restrict the spread of fire by satisfying the integrity criteria of EN 1363‐1 for an appropriate period.
British & International Standards include (but are not limited to) the following:
BS EN 1363-1:2012 - Fire resistance tests. General requirements.
BS 8524-1:2013 - Active fire curtain barrier assemblies. Specification. This standard specifies requirements for the design, testing and classification of active fire curtain barrier assemblies, for installation in accordance with the recommendations of BS 8524-2.
BS 8524-2:2013 - Active fire curtain barrier assemblies. Code of practice for application, installation and maintenance. This standard offers recommendations for the application, installation and maintenance of active fire curtain barrier assemblies. It is applicable only to active fire curtain barrier assemblies conforming to BS 8524-1:2013 that are designed to provide fire or smoke resistance. This standard also provides guidance for designers, specifiers (e.g. architects, fire engineers), approving authorities, installers and maintainers.