Take a proactive approach to fire safety with Profab Access
At the forefront of industry developments, Profab Access’ 4000 Series riser doors are CERTIFIRE fire tested from both sides to two hours, providing architects with the highest standards in fire safety.
Superseding latest legal requirements, it is the only riser door in the UK to be independently bi-directionally fire tested by an accredited third party.
Following the Hackitt Review and amendments to Building Regulations Approved Document B (Fire Safety) after the Grenfell Fire tragedy, Profab Access felt it had a responsibility as one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of vertical access panels, riser doors and steel doors to improve the fire safety of its products, going above and beyond both industry standards and regulations.
This led to the launch of its bi-directional fire tested 4000 Series riser doors, single and double doors on both sides, which have a two-hour CERTIFIRE independent third party certification from Warrington Fire.
Profab Access has also extended its commitment to bi-directional fire testing across its product portfolio. Its 1000 Series access panels are now certified on both sides up to one hour, while its 1500 Series, single and double doors, are also certified on both sides for up to two hours. This provides architects with a full suite of access products that offer unrivalled levels of fire safety.
The 4000 Series riser doors are suitable for installation in a breadth of commercial and residential applications, providing architects with a higher performing fire alternative to traditional timber riser doors. By being bi-directionally fire tested, the 4000 Series riser doors offer professionals the greatest peace of mind available on the UK market with regard to fire safety.
Manufactured to IS09001:2015 and ISO4001:2015, the 4000 Series offers architects and specifiers first class product quality and safety, without comprising on aesthetics. Providing a superior offering when compared to competitor products, the riser doors are 35dB acoustic rated, smoke sealed and air tight to Part L.
The range provides clean and concealed maintenance-free access that is easy to install and is available in a range of single, double and multi-leaf configurations. Supporting sustainable construction, its concealed riser doors are also fully recyclable at the end of life.
Leading the field in accreditation, the portfolio of aesthetically discreet and streamlined doors is available in a wide range of lock and frame options, with a bespoke design service to provide access requirements that meet each project’s unique requests. Security is also a leading factor in the riser doors’ design, with multi-point locking provided as standard to prevent unauthorised access.
In the event of a fire, the riser doors will maintain their frame and integrity for up to two hours, limiting the spread of fire and transmission of radiant heat for this period of time. The doors are also equipped with an intumescent smoke seal. This enables occupants to safely exit the building, whilst also minimising potential damage to the rest of the building.
The 4000 Series riser doors are supplied with impressive lead times throughout the UK and are supported by a wide range of BIM Level 2 and CAD files, to aid the specification process and streamline the initial design stages.
For further information on Profab Access and its range of access panels, riser doors and steel doors, call +44(0)1827 719051or visit https://www.profabaccess.com.