Why Do We Need Fire Protection?

  • Enable the fire fighters to evacuate people and if possible, to extinguish the fire
  • Ensure the static stability of the building for a specific period of time
  • Prevention of the spread fire
  • Reducing of smoke and neutralising of toxic fumes

In Ireland, Sika provides comprehensive solutions where fire resistant construction is required such as commercial, public and residential buildings, steel structures and others. Fire resistant sealants, fillers and backing materials for linear seals as well as solutions for penetration seals enable safer buildings and infrastructure to be built. Sika passive fire protection solutions are in compliance with the most relevant national and international standards (including EN, UL, EAD (ETAG), ASTM, AS, Certifire), in order to confirm that they meet the highest fire resistance requirements and consequently can help save people’s lives!

Typical Applications of Sika Passive Fire Protection

Fire resistant mineral wool based backer rod system for linear seals

Fire resistant acrylic sealant / coating for floor and wall intersections

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