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Fire Pillow

Fire Pillow

A fire pillow is a form of passive fire protection designed and subsequently installed to maintain the fire resistance of a fire resisting wall, floor or other structure and help prevent the spread of fire and smoke between two or more fire resisting compartments where an opening or penetration through a fire resisting wall or structure exists.

Fire pillows are available in an array of different sizes (typically small, medium and large) and fire resistance ratings to suit different applications.

Related Standards:

  • AS 1530.4:2014 - Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance tests for elements of construction
  • ASTM E814 - 13a(2017) - Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems


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