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Fire Fixed Flat Rooflights – Everything You Need to Know

Fire Fixed Flat Rooflights – Everything You Need to Know

Fire fixed flat rooflights from Natralight strike a perfect balance between being safe and aesthetically stunning.

Fire-resistant glass is used to prevent the spread of fire as well as providing a safe escape route and safe access for residents, staff and fire fighters. 

Natralight work with Warringtonfire, one of the leaders in the provision of fire safety services across a wide range of sectors. Using a third party helps us to maintain our quality assurance for customers and allows us to make sure that every fire fixed flat rooflight that we produce is of the highest industry and safety standards.

Testing Fire Fixed Flat Rooflights

Here’s a brief guide to our fire testing process - 

Glass and framing are installed into a test furnace and a flame is lit to imitate a real live fire. The temperature of the glass is then measured, and the integrity ratings are based on the amount of time the glass remains intact within the frame.

Once testing is complete the glazing will be given a fire rating between 30 to 60 minute integrity, this gives you an idea as to how long the glass will prevent the spread of smoke and fire.

If you’re looking to specify fire rated glazing such as fixed flat rooflights for a new building, we would recommend letting us know as soon as possible so we can factor this into the design.

Safety glass also doesn’t provide the level of protection fire rated glazing does, so we would strongly advise against using this as an alternative.

The Finest Fire Fixed Flat Rooflights

Combining a high temperature resistance with optimum levels of natural light, fire fixed flat rooflights from Natralight are the only option for your property.

Boasting over three decades of experience we can offer industry expert advice and a close working relationship which ensures you get the glazing you need.

Get in touch today to find out more about our range of products.