Views: 39 Author: Site Editor Publish Time: 2017-06-22 Origin: Site
How to Prepare for a Fire Barrier Installation
-General Considerations — What fire rating are you trying to achieve?
Be sure to select the appropriate product for the application
Check that your job site conditions
-Floor Installation Prep — Are your concrete surfaces properly prepared?
Surface mounted covers require a square, clean joint
Blockouts must be level for recessed covers
Set the substrate at the correct elevation prior to fire barrier installation
-Wall Installation Prep — Are your substrates finished correctly?
Drywall must be installed on the inside of the joint
Joint edges must be parallel to one another
Be sure the proper blocking connection points are made, if applicable
Be mindful of floor fire barriers above and below for proper transitioning
(Fire Barrier Installation by Meishuo)