We operate to HVCA TR/19 standards.
We will supply certification after every fire damper has been tested for insurance purposes.
Our experienced team of engineers will check and test all fire dampers in any building or location.
Fire safety code of practice for the design, management and use of buildings.
British Standard 9999 covers routine inspection and maintenance of ventilation and air conditioning ductwork and states that depending on the type and style of dampers the maintenance is specified at a maximum interval of 12 months for spring operated fire dampers or 2 years for others. Regulatory Reform (fire safety) order 2005 places the responsibility for fire prevention on the owner or occupier of the building.
REMOVE AND INSPECT THERMAL RELEASE MECHANISMS.
CHECK PIVOTED DAMPER FULCRUM SHAFT.
CHECK DAMPER SEALS.
CHECK CURTAIN DAMPER SPRING- REPLACE IF NECESSARY.
CHECK CURTAIN DAMPER FULLY CLOSES.
CHECK FOR DEPOSITS OF DIRT WHICH MAY IMPEDE CORRECT OPERATION.
CHECK MICRO SWITCHES-RELPACE IF FAULTY.
CHECK WARNING LIGHT/ALARM.
CHECK DAMPERS ARE INTERCONNECTED WITH SMOKE DETECTOR.
CHECK FOR CORROSION.
CHECK LINKAGE WEAR ON MOTORISED DAMPERS.
CHECK WIRING FOR DAMAGE.
ENSURE DAMPER POST ION INDICATORS ARE OPERATIONAL AND CORRECTLY POSITIONED.
IF PNEUMATIC ACTUATORS ARE FITTED CHECK FOR AIR LEAKS.
CHECK IN TUMESCENT DAMPERS ARE CLEAN AND FREE FROM GREASE DIRT AND DAMPNESS.
CHECK FIXINGS TO DUCTWORK HAVE NOT FOULED DAMPER CHANNEL.
FIT INSPECTION HATCHES.
CLEAN OF ALL AREAS.
Fire Damper Cleaning / Testing in and around Bristol & the South West.