Fire Resistant Glass
We can supply a huge range of fire resistant glass. The type of glass supplied will of course depend on the specifications and the framing system being used.
There are basically two types of fire resistant glass.
This prevents the passage of fire through an assembly for a given time period. Depending on the application and required specification this can be for 30 minutes or 60 minutes. WSL have a wide range of integrity only glass that has been tested and approved for the WSL systems. Technical advice and guidance on which glass to use will be given on individual project enquiries.
Integrity and Insulation
Not only does this stop the fire but also the radiant heat, to protect escape routes and building boundaries from the spread of the fire. This type of glass is available to cope with a range ot time spans i.e. 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes and 120 minutes.
There is a varied choice of glass which has been tested and approved for the WSL systems and technical advice and guidance will be given on individual project enquiries.
Watch the way the glass behaves under fire testing conditions in the video link. This test was carried out in the USA and includes the fire hose test at the end.