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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The attic was very open with only a partial fire stop between the Subway and the Flower Gallerie.
South Miami, FL, April 07, 2014 --(PR.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.
The assembly includes a plurality of fire stop articles arranged in the opening without a secondary support structure.
Rated for 1- to 4-hour systems, Endcaps are easy to install and are reusable.--Unique Fire Stop Products
Louisville, KY, September 05, 2010 --(PR.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.
Intumescent putty to seal the system is included.--Unique Fire Stop Products
Tenders are invited for Comprehensive contract for supply, Installation, Testing & commissioning of smoke detection & fire alarm protection system, Balance fire fighting, Fire stop mortar seal & fire retardant cable coating at, Unit-8, Nptp, Parli vaijnath.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of M/S Signum Make Fire Barrier/ Fire Stop Compound.
"The Kibbutz Movement educates its sons to be the first on the battlefield and kill the enemy before being killed, and on the other hand, once the cannon fire stops, we adopt orphan children who, maybe, thanks to our humanitarian effort, we'll put an end to the wars in the future," he said.
eIuThis was one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Gaza, but now the agriculture is swept away, the homes destroyed, the streets torn up.eINRamadan said, eIuOne of the most painful realities to learn as the fire stops is that 80 percent of families have martyrs, some are the entire family.eINThere are residents who have not yet gone outside, although they should be relatively safe in so doing now.
Abu-Marzouk also called on Egypt to intervene to ensure that the rocket fire stops.
Bisco cellular silicones are produced in roll stock and are fabricated into gaskets, heat shields, fire stops, cushions and insulation.