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    Bi-parting fire door addition

    P C Henderson has further expanded its range of pocket door systems with the addition of a new FD30 rated system for bi-parting doors, based on the Pocket Door Pro system originally introduced in...

    GAI’s Masterson to co-chair products competency body

    Douglas Masterson, technical manager at the Guild of Architectural Steering Group on Competences for Building a Safer Future Ironmongers, has been appointed as co-chair of Working Group 12 of the Steering Group on Competences...

    FDA issues ‘Be Certain’ call in new certification drive

    Fire door installers are being urged to ‘Be Certain, Be Certified’ in a new campaign launched by the British Woodworking Federation’s Fire Door Alliance to highlight the importance of third-party certification of all fire...

    New FD30 from Endurance

    Endurance Doors has launched a new FD30 fire door, after a two-year research and development programme to create a product solution that exceeds the latest standards. The new FD 30 fire door is based on...

    Fire test surpassed by 23%

    Wrightstyle has announced that its WSL SR60  curtain framing system with Schott Pyranova 120 glass has passed EI120 test for dual-directional fire safety, exceeding the criteria by 23% at 148 minutes. The test was carried out, at WarringtonFire, with the...

    New fire safety glass RIBA CPD

    Pyroguardhas introduced its latest RIBA approved CPD for the fire safety sector: ‘Fire safety glazing – a system not a product!’ As well as explaining more about the role of fire safety glass and the...

    TWC joins Federation for a voice in fire door debate

    Commercial installer The Window Company (Contracts) has become an Associate Member of the British Woodworking Federation, partly so that it can join the ongoing debate on the replacement of fire doors in social housing. Chairman...

    GGF meets over high-rise laminate ban

    The Glass & Glazing Federation is continuing to press the government over its ban on the use of laminated safety glass in high-level balconies and balustrades. Members met this week by webinar after the organisation...

    New name for fire safety glass group

    A fire safety group has launched a new identity, Technical Fire Safety Group, covering the group’s trading businesses Pyroguard and Fire Glass UK and supporting them with corporate governance, legal and administrative matters. Technical Fire Safety Group...

    Wrightstyle wall system achieves dual directional EI120

    Devizes-based Wrightstyle has tested its WSL SR60 curtain wall framing system with Schott Pyranova 120 glass to achieve EI120 (120 minutes integrity and insulation). The test, by WarringtonFire, was carried out with the exterior building surface facing into the furnace,...