Leader in Fire, Electrical & Safety Compliance Services

Home >  Blog >  Fire Penetrations

Fire Penetrations

Posted on 28 May 2019
Fire Penetrations

Fire penetrations are considered as passive fire protection. They are openings in  a wall or floor assembly required to have a fire-resistance rating; they may be fabricated by the use of a cast-in-place sleeve. The purpose of these is to accommodate the passage of an electrical, mechanical or structural penetrant. Penetrations may or may not have a firestop system.

Fire Penetrations

 

Service contractors bore penetrations in walls, ceilings, floors and other structural components of the building. These penetrations are usually made for communication cables, plumbing services, electrical wirings etc.

Some of these contractors do not consider the appropriate fire stopping procedures; using cement or plaster is not anymore acceptable in stopping up the holes. This needs specialist contractors as per private certifiers and council. To ensure the fire safety of the building and its occupants, it is critical that the penetrations made by contractors are appropriately fire stopped to protect the occupiers against smoke, flames, and gases.

Contact FCF today and we will gladly advise and supply the correct materials for your facility. We have the experience and expertise to prepare compliant fire stopping services. We service throughout Australia offering a complete fire protection service including supply, installation, testing, servicing, and maintenance. When it comes to protecting your family, staff, customers, and property from fire, FCF has the right advice, products, and services.

We Are Proud To Service 7,600 Clients

Latest News

FCF Launches Customer Service Hub

Posted by Jacob Foster on 28 May 2020
  FCF values each and every one of our customers, no matter the size. With this in mind, and our ultimate...

Saving Costs After the Shutdown

Posted by Jacob Foster on 20 April 2020
As an account manager or asset manager, you're under pressure to lower the businesses' bottom line. W...

Cutting Costs After the Shutdown

Posted by Jacob Foster on 17 April 2020
Every business owner I know is currently looking at costs and expenses. One that is often overlooked, is costs t...
Read all
FCF - AUSTRALIAN FIRE, ELECTRICAL, SAFETY AND TRAINING SERVICES
  • memberships

  • FCF - AUSTRALIAN FIRE, ELECTRICAL, SAFETY AND TRAINING SERVICES
  • FCF - AUSTRALIAN FIRE, ELECTRICAL, SAFETY AND TRAINING SERVICES
  • FCF - AUSTRALIAN FIRE, ELECTRICAL, SAFETY AND TRAINING SERVICES

FCF Head Office

1/6 Victory East Street,
Urangan, Queensland 4655

Please tick to verify that you are not a robot