FireCORR 2021 Virtual Conference

Explore the latest trends in passive fire protection (PFP) and corrosion from the experts at the brand-new FireCORR 2021 Virtual Conference. This two-day virtual conference, presented by AMPP (formerly NACE International and SSPC) and the Polish Corrosion Society (Polski Stowarzyszenie…

Take an active approach to passive fire protection with Sika

Leading speciality chemical manufacturer Sika Limited is helping specifiers contain and control the spread of fire with its high-performance passive fire-protection products for linear and penetration seals. Sika’s passive fire-protection range has been specifically developed to restore the fire resistance…

Future-proofing Scott Base Research Station, Antarctica

High value properties, such as scientific research centres, always require careful planning to design the most effective fire-protection systems. But when that property is 3,000km away from civilization in one the harshest climates on earth, finding the absolute best system…

Why passive fire protection is key to the construction plan

With continued growth of high-rise and commercial construction across the Asia Pacific region, understanding the role that both passive and active fire protection should play in every new build and retro-fit has never been so important – especially when seeking…

Pyroplex – The importance of certification for passive fire protection

With a staggering amount of construction taking place across the region, and with fire safety a primary consideration in building design, the challenge for all parties involved is to effectively certify their fire safety strategy to align with the Hong…

Electrical circuits supporting life safety and fire fighting equipment

Unlike other cables, fire resistant cables have to work even when directly exposed to fire to keep essential equipment working: Fire alarms, emergency lighting, emergency warning and communication systems (EWIS), fire sprinkler pumps, fireman’s lift sub-mains, smoke extraction fans, smoke…

Trelleborg Receives UL Certification for DryFoam™

Trelleborg applied technologies operation has received UL certification for DryFoam™, a passive fire protection system designed for vapor suppression and fire prevention. Robert Kelly, General Manager of Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation in Boston comments: “DryFoam™ underwent extensive testing during the…

Effective fire stopping solutions now better recognised in Asia

In most countries and organisations, the term “fire stopping” refers to a system of penetration seal applications that is usually an integral component of a larger passive fire protection design. Effective fire stopping plays a vital role maintaining the functional…

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