Automatic drop-down seals are a necessary accessory for stopping draughts, smoke and fire from getting underneath a fire door.
There are different options on the market – some are made for installing directly into the door set when it is being made, and others are ideal for retrofitting onto existing fire doors like the Applique from CCE.
The Applique is a high-quality drop seal that can be fitted on either side of the door making it extremely easy to install and operating automatically once the door is closed. It comes in various lengths to achieve the perfect fit for any application and offers a competitively priced alternative to other similar products on the market.
Until now the Applique had been fire tested to perform in 60-minute fire doors in accordance with BS476: Parts 20&22: 1987 – the British Standards for fire doors. It had also been smoke tested to BS EN 1634-3:2004 and acoustically tested to BS EN ISO 140-3:1995, achieving a rating of up to 28dB Rw.
What it didn’t have was the prestigious Certifire certificate, which gives specifiers, customers and end-users absolute confidence about the stated performance of the product.
Following a rigorous 68-minute fire test held in partnership with Fire and Acoustic Seals at the Warringtonfire laboratory, it successfully achieved its new Certifire ‘CF5995’ certification. Fire and Acoustic Seals also took the opportunity to use their Certifire-approved Fire Door Foam and test their new silicone sealant which will be widely available early next year.
Fire and Acoustic Seals are a Leading UK Distribution Partner for CCE products, ensuring popular products like the Applique are well-stocked and available on their next-day delivery service.
To order or receive technical support visit www.fireandacousticseals.co.uk
About Certifire Certification
Certifire is an independent third-party passive fire product certification scheme that assures performance, quality, reliability and traceability of products and systems. The Certifire brand is recognised by regulatory authorities worldwide as an international mark of fire safety across a diverse range of passive fire products, including hardware.
For more information visit the website www.warringtonfire.com