If in doubt, always seek for advice from the manufacturer of the system or contact a specialist fire protection professional! A standard fire collar does not provide any noise insulation. Find out more about fire stopping. This insulating barrier not only provides an effective thermal fire barrier, but also creates a barrier to pressure associated with fires. All installations shall be in strict accordance with manufacturers printed instructions. While intumescent wraps may be more cost-effective, applications where fire collars need to be used tend to be more common, so the decision on which product to use is not always evident.
However, standard fire collars are not suited to ALL scenarios, and so it is important to consider the individual needs of each installation to ensure the correct type of fire sealing product is selected.
How to select the right fire stop
Product range and ancillaries. Reaction to fire Fire resistance up to 4 hours. Typically, this is covered by installing either intumescent pipe collars or intumescent wraps around the pipes where they go through the fire rated floors and walls. They are supplied in 2 halves, and are held closed around the pipe by a unique and easy to use closure device. Ablative Coated Batt Item number. Many combustible pipe systems are often retro-fitted through compartment walls and floors.