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…

Subscribe to Asia Pacific Fire today for FREE!

Choose a Printed or Digital subscription to have full access to our website content.

Subscribe here for FREE

To dismiss this message please login here