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Statement of Condolence – Grenfell Tower Fire Disaster

Statement of Condolence Grenfell Tower Fire Disaster The Intumescent Fire Seals Association would like to offer its deepest condolences to the victims, their families and all those in the community affected by the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in London. Incidents of this kind are thankfully rare but they are a shocking reminder of why the […]

IFSA Commemorates the Retirement of Consultant Paul Baxter

News: IFSA Commemorates the Retirement of Consultant Paul Baxter   The Intumescent Fire Seals Association held its 35th Annual General Meeting in February, hosted by member company LKAB Minerals, Derby. During the proceedings the association chose to mark the occasion of the retirement of long serving consultant, Paul Baxter. Paul has supported the association for […]

IFSA strongly supports the Fire Door Safety Week initiative

The Intumescent Fire Seals Association [IFSA] strongly supports the Fire Door Safety Week initiative. As most people will know, the intumescent seal that is visible around the perimeter of a fire door assembly plays a crucial role in maintaining the performance of the assembly under fire exposure. Many other intumescent products will be present in […]

Recent Developments In Glazing

News: Recent Developments In Glazing There have been three main developments in fire resistant glass, all of which rely on adapted / specialist intumescent glazing systems and for different reasons: 1. Composite doors There has been a growth in the use of composite doors (GRP faced mineral/foam core doors), typically as entrance doors for flats, […]

The Use of Beech Hardwood in 60 Minute Fire Door Assemblies

News: The Use of Beech Hardwood in 60 Minute Fire Door Assemblies The Intumescent Fire Seals Association (IFSA) is aware that doubts have been cast on the fire performance to be expected from Beech hardwood when incorporated in 60 minute fire door assemblies, in the form of frames, lippings or glazing beads. It is the […]

CE Marking of Fire Resisting Doorsets – Update

News: CE Marking of Fire Resisting Doorsets – Update The Harmonised European Product Standard for fire resisting doorsets (EN 16034) was published in October 2014, completing the group of EN documents which relate to the CE marking of fire resisting doorsets within the scope of the Construction Products Regulations that apply to all member states […]

IFSA strongly supports the Fire Door Safety Week initiative

News: IFSA Strongly Supports The Fire Door Safety Week Initiative As most people will know, the intumescent seal that is visible around the perimeter of a fire door assembly plays a crucial role in maintaining the performance of the assembly under fire exposure. Many other intumescent products will be present in the construction, however, and […]