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Fire resistance and protection at FireSert

Fire Resistance applies to individual elements of building construction (Non load bearing; load bearing) measures integrity, insulation and load bearing capacity using BS476, EN 1364, EN 1365.

Fire resistance is defined in BS 476: Part 20: 1987 as the ability of an element of building construction to withstand exposure to a standard temperature, time and pressure regime without loss of its fire separating function or loadbearing function or both for a given time.

Tests can be carried out to British and European test standards.

Non load bearing elements

  • B.S.476
  • EN 1364 : Part 1 Walls
  • EN 1364 : Part 2 Ceilings
  • EN 1364 : Parts 3/4/5 Curtain walling
  • EN 1364 : Part 6 External walls
  • EN 1634 : Part 1/2/3 Fire doors and shutters

Load bearing elements

  • B.S.476
  • EN 1365 : Part 1 Walls
  • EN 1365 : Part 2 Floors and roofs
  • EN 1365 : Part 3 Beams
  • EN 1365 : Part 4 Columns
  • EN 1365 : Part 5 Balconies on walkways
  • EN 1365 : Part 6 Stairs