Fire Protection of M&E Services Enclosures

Mechanical and electrical (M&E) services require fire protection is require to maintain function of certain essential electrical and/or mechanical systems and services, and also to prevent fire, smoke and toxic fume propagation from one building compartment to another.

It is necessary to ensure the continued function of essential electrical systems and services is maintained during fire, for a specified period of time, until all the building occupants have escaped. Electrical systems that need protection from fire may include:

  • Electrically operated fire alarms
  • Emergency escape route lighting
  • Electrically operated extinguishing systems
  • Smoke extraction venting systems
  • Power supply for fire service elevators in high-rise buildings
  • Water mains supply and pumps servicing sprinkler systems
  • Essential life support and/or computer, communication or information technology networks
Further Information

Advantages:

  • Circuit integrity available for up to 120/120/120
  • Standard Fire Rated Systems for up to 240/240/240 internal and external fire
  • One, two, three and four sided systems available

Application:

FRL 30/30/30 FRL 60/60/60 FRL 90/90/90 FRL 120/120/120 FRL 240/240/240
PROMATECT®-H M&E Services Enclosure X X X X X
PROMATECT®-L500 M&E Services enclosure X X X X X X X
PROMATECT® L M&E Services Enclosure X X X X

Note: FRL * /* /* (Fire Resistance Limit – *Structural Adequacy / *Integrity / *Insulation)

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