Do you require a fire barrier or fire stopping contractor, or fire stopping services? We work directly for end clients, as well as a sub-contractor to other contractors.
We hold ConstructionLine Gold, CHAS, and SafeContractor health and safety accreditations, and are members of the FPA (Fire Protection Association).
We are an experienced contractor based in Hereford in the West Midlands. We are versed in following manufacturers instructions, installing fire stopping materials, and working neatly and tidily to schedule.
BMTrada Q-Mark Fire Stopping Installers
We are currently undertaking and working towards the BM Trada Fire Stopping Accreditation, which is a third party accreditation. This means that our work is vetted and checked by a third party body, to ensure that work is carried out to an acceptable standard. We are also currently working towards our BM Trada Installation of Fire Doors certification.
From the BMTrada QMark website page on fire stopping:
“Demonstrates competence in the installation of fire stopping products.”
“Both the Building Regulations and the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order (RRFSO) require that the person fitting fire-stopping products is competent to do so and third party certification is the accepted means of demonstrating competency.”
This QMark Fire Stopping accreditation will cover us to install fire barrier, cavity barriers, fire batts, linear seal gaps, and pipe collars for example.
We work in an approximately 60 mile radius of Hereford; generally including the the following areas; Hereford, Worcester, Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Malvern, Monmouth, Leominster, Bromyard, Ludlow and then into the Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, Evesham, and Pershore areas.
Fire Stopping is a the sealing of opening to prevent fire, smoke, or heat, from passing through a building or a fire compartment.
The spread of fire is contained by creating fire resisting compartments, which subdivide the building.
It is generally a term applied to the intumescent material used to pack, or fill, a hole, void, or gap in a fire resisting structure (such as a compartment wall).
They can take many forms, such as intumescent sealants, coated batts, pads, pillows, foams, fire sleeves, cavity barriers, putty pads, pipe collars, or pipe wraps.
All of these various different materials and methods help create a passive fire protection system which ensures that penetration sealing is carried out inside a building. They ensure that all gaps in walls, floors and ceilings are fire stopped to prevent the spread of flames, smoke and toxic gases. Can we help you install a fire barrier, restrict the passage of fire, or protect load bearing steel?
The product and material required, depends on the substrate being penetrated, as well as the size of the penetration (it could be a single pipe or cable, or it could be a cable tray or a duct – it could even be a combination of these in various sizes. The specification also depends on the fire resistance required. Combining all of the information available helps us to choose the correct product from the range of fire stopping materials and products available.