With 53 per cent of all fire-related fatalities resulting from smoke inhalation, Whitesales smoke control systems keep means of escape smoke-free, increasing chances of survival
Whitesales smoke control systems are high performance devices that increase the chance of survival in a fire. They extend the usability of escape and access pathways and visibility within them, delaying or preventing flashover to slow down a fire’s development.
The 60-minute rated Es-Shaft Smoke Vent Door is a discrete vent designed for residential and commercial developments where mechanical and natural smoke shafts ensure clear escape routes in lobbies and corridors. It can be installed into a variety of wall types to provide a flush and unobtrusive finish. By opening to 90⁰ in under 60 seconds, it gives 0.6m² or 1.0m² free vent area for mechanical or natural smoke control systems.
The Es-Shaft Smoke Vent Door is manufactured from steel, has a fully welded full length, concealed hinge and is supplied paint-ready or powder-coated. It is certified to BS EN12101-2 and 60 minute fire rated to EN1634-1. Airtight to Part L EN12207:2000 and BS EN2176 Part 31, it is powered by 24V DC actuators with a drive open, drive close operation. The product has been tested to 11,000 opening cycles, so can also be used for comfort cooling.
The Es-Shaft Smoke Vent Door has a three-point locking access panel which opens towards the user and is also supplied with a square drive key, this enables access to the actuator for servicing and repairs. It has a pre-wired back box and removable face plate ensuring a quick and simple installation.