fire-stop

fire-stop

Obstructions placed in open areas above a ceiling in order to stop a fire that could otherwise easily spread to all parts of a building.

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This acted as an impenetrable fire-stop and avoided serious disruption to production at minimum cost.
So it is clear, that without the installation of the mineral wool fire-stops, there was a very good chance that the panel cores would have caught fire--with a strong possibility of the loss of the entire factory.
Products covered by the accreditation include columns, beams, floors, decks, walls and partitions; through-penetration fire-stop systems; and dampers.
Speaking with Construction Week , Musa said that, while the stringent standards to which Dubai's fire-stop suppliers must adhere may entail extra work for those companies, they are helping to create one of the safest built environments on the planet.
A cable pass-through port with a fire-stop foam seal is included.
It will serve the electrical distribution industry with a wide variety of products, including electrical fittings, connectors, steel outlet boxes, enclosures, controls, plugs, industrial and commercial lighting, DC power supplies, fire-stop and heat-trace equipment, industrial signaling and transformers.
The joint venture will serve the electrical distribution industry with a wide range of products, including electrical fittings, connectors, steel outlet boxes, enclosures, controls, plugs, industrial and commercial lighting, DC power supplies, fire-stop and heat-trace equipment, industrial signaling, and transformers.