Smoke & Fire Curtains

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Protected Means of Escape

When considering the placement and provision of a protected means of escape, protection from fire and smoke are the paramount consideration.

Traditionally a protected means of escape would be along a brick or concrete corridor. However, it may be that the building design does not lend itself to permanent, structural barriers. Using BLE Fire Curtains it is possible to provide a protected means of escape that, when not in use, is retracted into the ceiling allowing for an unimpeded open area.

The length of this escape route is potentially infinite utilising BLE’s overlapping roller technology. The reduced irradiance of heat, combined with the reduction in temperature and the prevention of smoke egress that a BLE Curtain provides, allows the construction of an insulating zone in accordance with current smoke & fire legislation and standards.