FireMaster evacU8 D200E is a first in the industry for a smoke and fire curtain with door. There can be one or multiple integral egress doors. The FireMaster evacU8 D200E has been US laboratory tested and has a UL 10D rating for 90 minutes, a UL 10B rating for 20 minutes and is also UL 1784 Smoke & Draft rated.
The FireMaster evacU8 D200E incorporates a new concept in egress doors. The soft-surface egress door can be pushed open with less than 14kg of force applied to the interior surface. Once opened, a building occupant can easily pass through for egress.
Fire Curtain Construction
Single roller construction with wide single roller assemblies for fire curtains wider than 5 meters. One or more (up to 8) soft egress doors integral to the single fabric panel. Each of these doors have a self closing mechism and seal again using a tested, fire rated velcro.
Metalwork is zinc coated mild steel. This can be painted on site or powder coated to DULUX or RAL colours.
The system shall be fully protected and fail-safe by GRAVITY, meeting the requirements of ASB3 avoiding the need for fire rated cabling. The system shall decent by gravity and drive up with main power available. The speed of decent with be in range from 0.06m/s to 0.15m/s.
Once deployed, there is not need to retract the curtain with emergency retract buttons, as occupants can use the soft egrees doors to escape through the fire curtain.
Test is performed by a simple key switch operator. The system is reset manually by pressing the reset button on the control panel. Automatic reset is available.
Soft Egress Door
Manually operable soft surface swinging type egress door. The swinging egress door shall be readily operable from the egress side without the use of a key or special knowledge. Closing seal is by tested, fire rated velcro.
Up to 90 minutes fire integrity to UL10D. Also smoke rated to UL1784.
Bottom bar is Jumbo type which is a triangular shaped bar 40mm wide with additional stiffener plate incorporating door threshold. DDA Compliant.