Glossary | Fire

Please find a list of common "Fire" definitions:
Edge Details | Installation | Systems
Other Definitions

Fire Reaction - Classification of tested material using specified laboratory procedures evaluating combustibility such as Surface Spread of Flame and Fire Propagation.

Fire Resistance - Property of a ceiling acting as a horizontal cavity barrier either in isolation or in conjunction with other barriers.

Non combustible - A definition of combustibility defined by a specific test method. Products not meeting this requirement are defined as "combustible".

Structural Fire Protection - The use of tested systems to provide insulation to steel beams or steel lattice beams against the high temperature generated by a fire.

Structural Fire Resistance - The use of a tested assembly to provide additional resistance to a floor which has inadequate resistance of its own.

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