Coverage

110kg of dry mortar gives 1m² at 100mm thick (2 hours)

Advantages

  • Gas and smoke tight
  • Loadbearing
  • Fully tested up to 4 hours and are tested to BS476 Part 20
  • Suitable for use in masonry walls and concrete floors
  • Quick dry for ease of installation

Certification

The Firestem Mortar system has been tested by Warrington Fire Research Consultants according to EN 1366-3:2009 and BS476 part 20.

Installation

Horizontal Seals (load bearing in concrete floors)

  • Form a temporary (or permanent) shutter to the underside of the floor
  • The correct amount of Firestem Mortar is then mixed by hand or power mixer and cast into the aperture. Thickness depends on fire rating required.

 

Vertical Seals

  • Form a temporary (or permanent) shutter to one face of the aperture
  • The correct amount of Firestem Mortar is then mixed by hand or power mixer
  • The remaining face of shuttering will be installed in stages. This will allow the compound to be poured or plastered into place and enable tamping/consolidation of the material.

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