Fire and Smoke Curtains

Smoke Curtains by Stoebich Fire Protections Systems

A smoke curtain is part of a unit to keep areas free from smoke and may include building parts like natural SHEV systems (according to EN 12101-2) as well asautomatic SHEV systems (according EN 12101-3). Smoke curtains limit the movement of fire gases inside of a building in case of a fire.

Challenges

  • 90% of all victims die from smoke
  • 70% of physical damages are caused by smoke
  • The source of the fire as well as further sources of danger can not be detected by the fire brigade

Certificate for the usability

CE-label:

A certificate for the usability according to the EN 12101-1 is required.

Required quality surveillance to achieve the “CE”-label according to the product standard EN 12101-1:
Internal surveillance of the production according to the standard
External surveillance by the MPA-BS (certificate ÜZ-3/358/97)
9001:2000: by the VdS (certificate S 896002)
Classical, first class, automatic smoke curtain:Approval according to the Building Supervision for the characteristics of the complete smoke curtain in case of fire: Provided that basic demands from the valid product standard are missing, additional certificates become necessary. Smoke curtains always ask for an official approval document.

Tests:
According to the test standard EN 12101-1 the following tests are necessar: Fire test, cycle test and a test for the tightness of the fabric.
Classification according to EN 12101-1: Temperature/time-classifications

Class Temp.(°C) time (minutes)
D 30 600 30
D 60 600 60
D 90 600 90
D 120 600 120
DA 600 >120
Class Temp.(°C) time (minutes)
DH 30 STTC 30
DH 60 STTC 60
DH 90 STTC 90
DH 120 STTC 120
DHA STTC >120

Application with higher temperatures
STTC = Standard-Time-Temperature-Curve according to EN 1363-1

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