MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 86, 20165th International Scientific Conference “Integration, Partnership and Innovation in Construction Science and Education”
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||4 Building materials and Technologies|
|Published online||28 November 2016|
Overview of fire curtains in construction
1 Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, 195251, 29, Politekhnicheskaya st., Russia
2 Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, 129337, 26, Yaroslavskoye Shosse, Moscow, Russia
A fire curtain is use where, if there is a fire, it is necessary to create a temporary barrier within an opening, which seals off the area on fire. The curtain descends and prevents any fire and smoke from spreading from one area to another. It also allows people access to protected escape routes without any loss of fire resistance. The paper aims to presents the results of analysis of the scientific literature on the subject of fire curtains.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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