Fire Stop Products | Astro Clad Ventilated Fire Barriers | Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus)
Astro Clad Ventilated Fire Barrier ‘Open State’ Cavity Barriers are designed to prevent fire spread and provide compartmentalisation in the external façade. It is essential that the correct fire barriers are specified and installed, therefore to place your Cavity Barrier order please fill in and email us the following interactive PDF form:
Once we have received your Cavity Barrier form we will contact you to confirm all details for approval (Monday-Friday).
The Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus) Ventilated Fire Barrier is a ‘Open State’ Cavity Fire Barrier system for ventilated cavities of up to 450mm which employs a high expansion intumescent seal fixed to High Density Mineral Wool. The product has undergone extensive fire testing and is suitable for use within the majority of construction types, enabling the versatile system to be specified with confidence and provide the installer with a simple, time saving and site friendly solution.
The Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus) Ventilated Fire Barrier consists of a high expansion intumescent strip fixed to High Density Mineral Wool and encased in polythene. The Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus) can be mechanically fixed both horizontally and vertically within ventilated cavities behind rainscreen or cladding systems to act as a cavity fire barrier.
The Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus) is a particularly versatile Ventilated Fire Barrier which can be installed in a wide range of construction types. The product is simply mechanically fixed in position to leave up to maximum 44-54mm* air gaps.
The Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus) - To suit from 50mm up to 450mm cavities
|Product Code||Product Description||Size|
|AFFRCLADX||Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus)||75mm x 1000mm x Total Cavity Width minus 44mm (Custom Depth) - encapsulated in red polythene|
Please contact us and quote the following information - Product Description / size / Product Code
Typical wording - 10 / Astro Clad - AFFRCLADX (VFB Plus) / 75mm x 1000mm x Total Cavity Width minus 44mm (Custom Depth) / AFFRCLADX
We have technical representatives who provide assistance in the selection and specification of the products on this site and should be consulted for exact installation and product suitability. Ensure an early engagement with ourselves, designers, main contractor and specialist installers before any installation. Other trades and/or manufacturers may need to be consulted. For in-depth information, specification and technical advice please call our Head Office on tel 01329 844 500 or email email@example.com
All interested parties, designer, specifier, main contractor and specialist installers should provide access to allow the fire stopping seals to be regularly inspected and maintained, as well as records kept of such maintenance at minimum periods of 12 months, as required by the Regulatory Reform Order, and repaired if necessary. Reference should be made to ASFP TGD 17 – Code of Practice for the Installation and Inspection of Fire Stopping.
It is vital that those entrusted to design or install a fire stopping product have the necessary levels of competence to undertake the task professionally and thoroughly. The level of competency required will be commensurate with the expected complexity of the building. All designers must eliminate, reduce or control foreseeable risks that may arise during installation, construction or maintenance when preparing or modifying designs. Clients should ensure that the principal designer and principal contractor carry out their duties under CDM regulations. The ASFP foundation course in passive fire protection provides essential knowledge as part of demonstrating competency and understanding in this key fire protection specialism.
This product can only be supplied once the claddding enquiry form has been completed and approved by the manufacturer: Click the following link to download the: Cavity Barrier Form.
The product does not present any known health hazards during or after installation. Normal good industrial and personal hygiene practices should be observed. For further information on health and safety requirements please contact the technical team on: tel 01329 844 500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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For in-stock items orders received before 2pm (Monday-Friday) are generally dispatched for delivery on the following working day (Monday-Friday). All dates quoted for despatch are estimates only and are not guaranteed. We will endeavour to meet these dates but shall have no liability for any delay in despatch or delivery or any damage or loss occasioned thereby. We may deliver products pursuant to any order by instalments. If we are unable to deliver the goods for any reason,you will be contacted and you will not be obliged to pay for the goods which have not been delivered, you also have the option to cancel the goods that have been delivered, however we shall not be liable for any loss of income or profit which may have been caused by the delay or non delivery of goods.
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