Fire Protection

The use of exposed steelwork, both internally and externally, has grown rapidly over the last 20 years as architects have implemented modern design principles with a strong focus on aesthetics. Structural steel is no longer hidden behind walls and ceilings but has become a part of everyday life.

Al Muqarram Group, a manufacturer of products for the construction insulation, automotive, and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) industries, has introduced a new Dolphin B2 Fire Retardant polyurethane (PU) foam, which offers maximum fire safety and insulation in the UAE market.

Hormann, a leading supplier in the doors industry, has launched its new FlexFire protection curtain, specifically designed to provide the construction and industrial sectors with effective smoke protection in the event of a fire.

World leading coatings manufacturer Hempel has officially launched its new generation fire-protection coating – Hempafire Optima 500 – in Bahrain to safeguard civil steel structures.

Johnson Controls says the innovative self-test technology of its addressable fire alarm notification appliances has become the first in the fire protection industry to receive the UL Verified Mark.