Fire stop

fire stop

[′fīr ‚stäp]
(building construction)
An incombustible, horizontal or vertical barrier, as of brick across a hollow wall or across an open room, to stop the spread of fire. Also known as draught stop.

Fire stop

Obstructions across air passages in buildings which prevent the spread of hot gases and flames, such as the solid blocking between studs and floor and ceiling joists.

fire stop

fire stop
In a concealed, hollow construction, a material or member which fills or seals the open construction to prevent or retard the spread of fire.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Fire stop compound (product code: psb 1)
The attic was very open with only a partial fire stop between the Subway and the Flower Gallerie.
com)-- An innovative new product designed to perform a potentially life-saving function for its users, the Wallace Fire Stop, has been developed by Mark Wallace of Midland, Texas.
Additionally, the Wallace Fire Stop will be fabricated from durable materials, adding to its appeal and value.
The assembly includes a plurality of fire stop articles arranged in the opening without a secondary support structure.
com)-- Life Safety Services (LSS), the industry leader in Fire and Smoke Damper Inspection and Repair, announced today that they are now offering Fire stop survey and installations in the United States and Canada.
Tenders are invited for Supply & application of fire retardant cable coating compound & castable fire stop mortar seal for Unit-5 Khaperkheda TPS.
Tenders are invited for supply of fire stop compound
Tenders are invited for Supply of Hilti elastic fire stop sealant
Bisco cellular silicones are produced in roll stock and are fabricated into gaskets, heat shields, fire stops, cushions and insulation.
As a part of its Fire Stops With You public education campaign, the United States Fire Administration (USFA) has released the KidsPage, a new World Wide Web page dedicated to teaching children fire-safe behaviors.