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Astro PFP Pipe Closer

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Astro PFP Pipe Closer slide open/close system
Astro PFP Pipe Closer
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Astro PFP Pipe Closer Red and Silver coloured versions
Astro PFP Pipe Closer comes in 2 halfs

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Intumescent CE Marked Astro PFP Pipe Closer
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Download any of the following data sheets:

Product Data Sheet

Safety Data Sheet

Install Video

DoP Astro PFP Pipe Closer

CoC Astro PFP Pipe Closer

Astro PFP Pipe Closer TDS

Astro PFP Pipe Closer ETA

KEY: CE Marked Documents
CE Information DoP's are Declaration of Performance
CoC's are Certificate of Constancy of Performance
TDS's are Technical Data Sheet
ETA's are European Technical Assessment Sheet


Product Features
  • CE Marked.
  • For pipe sizes from smallest pipes available to Ø315 mm with a wide range of pipe wall thicknesses.
  • Smaller pipes can be fitted within larger closers with the benefit of accommodating pipes that are at an angle or if the opening around the pipe is too large.
  • Fire classifications up to 240 minutes for both integrity and insulation.
  • Certified for PVC-U, PVC-C, PE, LDPE, MDPE, HDPE, ABS,SAN+PVC and PP pipes and a wide range of composite plastic pipes.
  • Tested and certified for U/U pipe end applications.
  • Classified for fire sealing in all types of constructions.
  • Excellent sound insulation.
  • No emissions - environmentally and user friendly.
  • Unlimited storage time (under correct conditions).
  • 30 years working life guarantee.
To Order & Specify

Please contact us and quote the following information:
Please quote - Quantity | Trade name | Product Ref | Size
Typical wording - 10 | Astro PFP Pipe Closer | AFPFPPC110 | 110mm

Telephone:

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For in-stock items orders received before 2pm (Monday-Friday) are generally dispatched for delivery on the following working day (Monday-Friday).

Description
CE ETA Label Pipe Closers

Astro PFP Pipe Closer are designed to maintain the fire resistance of fire rated walls and floors where these are breached by continuous plastic pipes. Astro PFP Pipe Closer can be used in gypsum, masonry and concrete walls and with concrete floors.

Each pipe closer consists of a Red/Silver coated circular steel shell that splits in two to fit around the service penetrations by means of a simple 'slide-lock' system.

The steel shell contains a graphite based reactive material which reacts when exposed to heat closing the openings left by the softening plastic pipe in fire.

When testing pipes, one can choose not to cap (or close) the pipe, or cap the pipe inside the furnace, or outside the furnace, or on both sides. The configuration chosen depends on the intended applicationof the pipe and/or the installation environment.

The code defining if a pipe is capped is stated after the fire classification. For instance EI 60 C/U which means the pipe was capped inside the furnace, and uncapped outside the furnace. The test configuration defines the approvals possible.

Our engineering judgment based on EN 1366-3:2009 are:

Intended use of pipe Pipe end condition 4)
Rainwater pipe, plastic At drainage U/U 1)
Not at drainage C/C 1)

Drainage or sewage pipe, plastic

Ventilated drain U/U 1)
Unventilated drain U/C 1)
Drain w/water trap U/C 1)
Unventilated drain C/C 2)
Pipe in closed circuit (water, gas, air, electricity etc.) C/C 2)3)
Flue gas recovery system pipe, plastic U/C 1)
Pipe with open ends and = 50cm length on both sides, plastic U/U 2)
Pipe supported by suspension system, metal Fire rated support C/U 1)
Non-fire rated U/C 1)
Waste disposal shaft pipe, metal U/C 1)

1) Suggested in EN 1366-3:2009. 2) Judgment based on tests.
3) Metal pipes should have fire rated support. 4) U/U classified fire seals cover C/U, U/C and C/C. C/U classified fire seals cover U/C and C/C. U/C classified fire seals cover C/C.

Technical Data
Condition Ready for use, steel shell with a graphite material
Shell Powder coated 1mm steel
Conditioning procedure EN 13238:2010
Expansion ratio 17:1
Expansion pressure 65.4 N
Graphite weight 1.4 kg/m2 per mm thickness
Graphite density 1409 kg/m3
Normal expansion time Less than 2 minutes
Minimum expansion temperature 105 °C
Durability Z2 intended for use in internal conditions with humidity classes other than Z1, excluding temperatures below 0°C.
Life Under normal conditions; 30 years +
Storage May be stored for a long period of time. To be stored in temperatures between 5°C and 30°C
Installation temp. +5°C to +50°C (sealant)
Colour Red/Stainless Steel shell with anthracite inlay
Sound insulation
Description Sound reduction
Closers installed as described in walls RW 58 dB

The sound insulation value is only valid for the closer/pipe and not for other elements in the building construction. The sound insulation has been tested by the accredited laboratory Exova BM Trada in Great Britain according to EN ISO 10140-2. Test report is available upon request.

Product Availability
Product Code Description Size
AFPFPPC32 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 32mm (Depth 50mm) 32mm
AFPFPPC40 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 40mm (Depth 50mm) 40mm
AFPFPPC55 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 55mm (Depth 50mm) 55mm
AFPFPPC63 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 63mm (Depth 50mm) 63mm
AFPFPPC75 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 75mm (Depth 50mm) 75mm
AFPFPPC82 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 82mm (Depth 50mm) 82mm
AFPFPPC90 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 90mm (Depth 50mm) 90mm
AFPFPPC110 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 110mm (Depth 50mm) 110mm
AFPFPPC125 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 125mm (Depth 60mm) 125mm
AFPFPPC140 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 140mm (Depth 60mm) 140mm
AFPFPPC160 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 160mm (Depth 60mm) 160mm
AFPFPPC200 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 200mm (Depth 75mm) 200mm
AFPFPPC250 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 250mm (Depth 75mm) 250mm
AFPFPPC315 Astro PFP Pipe Closer: 315mm (Depth 75mm) 315mm
To Order & Specify

Please contact us and quote the following information:
Please quote - Quantity | Trade name | Product Ref | Size
Typical wording - 10 | Astro PFP Pipe Closer | AFPFPPC110 | 110mm

Telephone:

Fax:

Email:

Once your order is received we will phone to confirm all details. For in-stock items orders received before 3pm (Monday-Friday) are dispatched for delivery on the following working day (Monday-Friday).

Installation

We have technical representatives who provide assistance in the selection and specification of the products on this site and should be consulted for exact installation and product suitability. Ensure an early engagement with ourselves, designers, main contractor and specialist installers before any installation. Other trades and/or manufacturers may need to be consulted. For in-depth information, specification and technical advice please call our Head Office on:

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 844 500

Email: sales@astroflame.com

Maintenance

All interested parties, designer, specifier, main contractor and specialist installers should provide access to allow the fire stopping seals to be regularly inspected and maintained, as well as records kept of such maintenance at minimum periods of 12 months, as required by the Regulatory Reform Order, and repaired if necessary. Reference should be made to ASFP TGD 17 – Code of Practice for the Installation and Inspection of Fire Stopping.

Competency

It is vital that those entrusted to design or install a fire stopping product have the necessary levels of competence to undertake the task professionally and thoroughly. The level of competency required will be commensurate with the expected complexity of the building. All designers must eliminate, reduce or control foreseeable risks that may arise during installation, construction or maintenance when preparing or modifying designs. Clients should ensure that the principal designer and principal contractor carry out their duties under CDM regulations. The ASFP foundation course in passive fire protection provides essential knowledge as part of demonstrating competency and understanding in this key fire protection specialism.

Health and Safety

The product does not present any known health hazards during or after installation. Normal good industrial and personal hygiene practices should be observed. For further information on health and safety requirements please contact the technical team on:

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 844 500

Email: sales@astroflame.com

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