Fire curtains are passive fire protection systems designed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke in buildings, especially commercial and public areas. Fire curtains are heat-resistant fabrics or flexible composite materials that are activated automatically or manually by the fire alarm system in the event of a fire.

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Canvas Welding Curtain

£21.88 ex.VAT
  • Colour Green
  • Material Canvas
  • Selection Welding Curtain
  • Size 1.8m x 1.8m (6ft x 6ft)

Welding Curtains 6ft by 6ft – Green

£33.60 ex.VAT
Welding Curtains 6ft by 6ft (Green)| MEDIUM A lightweight (15oz) green canvas 6×6 ft curtain for separating a welding bay

How does Fire Curtain work?

The fire curtains are made with special kind of fabric that not only resists fire but also helps in contracting it. Once in use, a fire curtain forms a kind of barrier that prevents flames, heat and smoke from spreading from one side of the building to another. This barrier helps reduce fire damage and allows residents to evacuate safely.

Fire curtains are designed to withstand high temperatures and provide a specific protection time, typically 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on their fire rating


What is the purpose of Fire Curtains?

The fire curtains are used in places where there is a danger of fire, for instance a place where welding is taking place, fire can break out as sparks spread out and cause fire when they come in contact to a fire-catching surface, thus in order to assure safety, place where welding is taking place, fire curtains are drawn to protect valuables and people during the process of welding.

Are fire curtains required?

Fire curtains are required to prevent the fire from spreading in places where there is a high probability of fire outbreak. Fire Curtains can places on the fire curtain stand and the area shall be protected. The fire curtain are required at places where chemicals are used which can cause fire. Lincweld's fire curtains are best complimented with Fire Curtain stand and Fire retardant clothes.

What material are fire Curtains made of?

Fire curtains are typically made of specialized fire-resistant materials designed to withstand high temperatures and prevent the spread of fire. Fire curtains may incorporate glass fiber fabrics treated with fire-retardant chemicals. These fabrics are durable and can withstand high temperatures without burning. Aramid fibers, such as Nomex, are synthetic materials known for their exceptional heat resistance. They are often used in fire curtains due to their ability to maintain structural integrity at high temperatures.  Fabrics used in fire curtains may be coated with specialized fire-resistant coatings to enhance their flame-retardant properties and durability.

These materials are carefully selected and engineered to meet stringent fire safety standards and provide reliable protection in the event of a fire.