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Fire protection in factory buildings

Building Research Station.

Fire protection in factory buildings

by Building Research Station.

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G.J. Langdon-Thomas.
SeriesFactory building studies -- 9
ContributionsLangdon-Thomas, G. J.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20882122M

between buildings. Present methods of design of fire protection systems for munitions plants are generally bared upon the standards given in National Fire Codes (Ref 1) as published by the National Fire Protection Association and other design manuals as published by Author: Louis Joblove, Manuel Avelar, Norval Dobbs, Leonard Frank. Structural components, exterior and interior finish components, building contents, detection and alarm systems, exit design, built-in fire protection systems, property setbacks from adjacent buildings or exposure to other fire hazards, ease of access for firefighters and the availability for firefighting services.

Kemwell FireKem. FP® is an easy to install, clean and lightweight, non-combustible calcium silicate fire protection building board.. It has multi-purpose applications and is commonly used for commercial and industrial building projects. As a versatile Class 0 rated board, it is perfect for building services enclosures particularly electrical and mechanical services enclosures, shaft walls. Passive fire protection materials insulate steel structures from the effects of the high temperatures that may be generated in fire. They can be divided into two types, non-reactive, of which the most common types are boards and sprays, and reactive, of which thin film intumescent coatings are the most common example. Thin film intumescent coatings can be either on-site or off-site applied.

  Many cultural institutions feel that an excellent housekeeping and fire prevention program, combined with a state-of-the-art fire detection system, constitutes an optimal fire protection program. This level of fire protection may be suitable for the protection of fine art galleries housed in fire resistive buildings, where the total fuel load. A fire protection system is an important component of a building’s safety plan, regardless of whether it’s a commercial facility, hospital or educational facility. Without a fire protection system, the lives of those who are inside the building are placed at a high risk in the event an emergency.


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