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Fire Stopping through Service Penetrations

Protecta FR Putty Cord is an easy to apply fire rated putty supplied as a non-setting cord. Fitting the putty cords will reinstate the fire rating of the partition and prevent the passage of smoke and flames in a fire and sound and air movement during service life. 

The putty cord is designed to be easily fitted around service penetrations where the gap around the services is very small, or there is no gaps at all so a conventional fire rated sealant is impossible or difficult to fit due to the required depth and backing material. The putty cords are fitted covering the gap around the services and does not need to fill the gap to the required depth.


Protecta FR Collar consists of a split white coated, circular steel casing designed to fit around plastic pipes. The collars have a secure and simple locking device. 

The steel frame contains a graphite based swelling material that reacts to heat and fills the opening from the melting plastic through-penetration in case of a fire. It may be fitted both on the outside of a wall or a floor. 

Available in the following sizes: 
Ø55mm, Ø82mm, Ø110mm, Ø125mm, Ø160mm, Ø200mm, Ø250mm, Ø315mm 

Protecta FR Acrylic is the top selling fire rated mastic in our selection of products. The reason is that it has been developed and tested so that it can be used in nearly all fire-stopping situations with very few exceptions. This avoids the need to carry many different mastics with you on the construction site. In addition, this mastic is used in combination with Protecta FR Board. This, combined with the best fire rating in the market makes the product unique. 

Protecta FR Acrylic is tested with many different types of penetrations through many different constructions. It is intumescent and closes the gap even after plastic pipes burn away.


Protecta FR IPT is a high performance fire rated sealant, professional quality, one part ready to use sealant and adhesive. 

Based on an innovative new Inert Polymer Technology it is suitable for a wide variety of building trade applications, Fire Protection, Decorating, Flooring, Glazing, Joinery, Plumbing, Roofing and Tiling and out-performs conventional silicone, MSP, butyl and acrylic based products as a sealant and adhesive. 

Proecta FR IPT is designed for sealing joints, voids/irregular holes in walls, partitions and other structures, resulting in an airtight and watertight seal. It also provides primerless sealing and bonding on a wide range of substrates including: 

  • Ceramic
  • Plaster
  • Plastics
  • Masonry
  • Wood
  • Stone
  • Metals
Protecta FR Graphite is a water based fire classified  sealing compound that contains a high concentration of heat expanding graphite material. 

This compound may be used in more extreme transits than FR Acrylic, for example cable trays to EI 180 and plastic pipes Ø110mm. Protecta FR Graphite expands when it is subjected to fire and closes openings around penetrations when any combustible or low temperature melting materials have burnt away. Protecta FR Graphite is designed to fire seal difficult services which traditional fire rated mastics do not achieve such as large plastic pipes.


A wider range of passive fire protection products can be found on our website at:
http://www.insulationandlagging.co.uk/Fire-Protection

We keep good stocks and ship fast - drop us an e-mail to info@insulationandlagging.co.uk if you need more information.

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