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Fire dampers are another key component of your passive fire protection. These are mainly used in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to prevent the spread of fire inside the ductwork. This prevents the free passage of fire and smoke by creating a diversion within the fire damper.
How do they work?
Fire dampers work through the intumescent material inside the damper itself. This fire-resistant material reacts to the detection of heat and smoke by automatically closing the device to prevent free passage of smoke or fire. Creating as a compartment in itself will eventually burn out, but it will give people and emergency services time to react accordingly.
Why Would You Need Fire Dampers Installed In Your Building?
- Its your responsibility to ensure that you maintain your fire safety systems.
- They play a crucial role in fire safety and preventing fires in your building or property from spreading
- Extra time to evacuate the building while ensuring the safety of all present
- Compliant against the practice of South African fire safety
What’s the difference between a smoke damper and a fire damper?
A smoke damper is designed to prevent the flow of rapidly moving smoke. Fire dampers are designed to prevent the spread of fire inside the ductwork.