Envirograf VWBS Ventilated Cavity Barriers
VWBS Ventilated Cavity Barriers made from flexible fireproof sponge, for use in brick/block cavities. Its unique spring properties mean it can be fixed simply by pressing into place.
- Refer to sizes below
- Must only be used horizontally
- Barrier must be 10mm wider than the cavity
- Offers thermal insulation
- Up to 2 hours fire protection
|Ref||Cavity Width||Actual Width||Sponge Thickness||Rows of Ventilation Holes|
|VWBS80||80mm||90mm||40mm||1 Row of Holes|
|VWBS135||135mm||145mm||40mm||1 or 2 Rows of Holes|
|VWBS165||165mm||175mm||40mm||1 or 2 Rows of Holes|
|VWBS210||210mm||220mm||40mm||1 or 2 Rows of Holes|
|VWBS265||265mm||275mm||40mm||1 or 2 Rows of Holes|
Both types of fire barrier are available to order in 1m and 2m lengths.
Envirograf VWBS Ventilated Cavity Barriers fix easily simply by pressing into place in brick/block cavities.
The ventilated VWBS version can only be used horizontally and has intumescent material that expands in a fire, sealing up the ventilation holes to prevent the spread of smoke and fire for up to 2 hours. This can delay the spread and contain a fire outbreak, giving extra time for evacuations and preventing more damage.
The fireproof sponge offers durability and moisture protection. Ensure that the sponge barrier is 10mm wider than the cavity.
The sponge cavity barriers are 40mm thick, and ventilation types are available for purchase with 1 or 2 rows of vent holes.
Examples of use
Many buildings are honeycombed with cavity walls and voids in walls, roofs and floors, especially high rise flats and apartments and offices. Fire and smoke can spread up through these cavities quickly, burning insulation and services, travelling to other parts of a building and wrecking more damage and endangering lives.
Envirograf Fire Cavity Barriers should be fitted by experienced professionals to ensure they are installed correctly. Products can only be guaranteed by Envirograf if fitted correctly and incorrect installations will be condemned if inspected. Check labels, fixing brackets, manufacturer installation instructions, etc. Should a site visit be required to check installation, this can be arranged upon request but will be chargeable.
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