Fire Protection

The spandrel area, a seemingly inconsequential space in a building, matters hugely in building design especially considering its relevance to the protection of life and property in the event of a fire.

Finland-based Walki Group’s new flame-retardant membrane, Walki Wall Tight FR G A2, is a unique vapour barrier that ensures fire safety for construction assets and people in case of rescue or evacuation operations.

Hormann, one of the world’s largest producers of industrial, commercial and residential doors, has started rolling out steel fire-rated hinged doors to meet demands from Middle East customers from its new factory in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza).