A fire door is a critical component of a building’s passive fire protection system. It’s correct specification, build, fitting and maintenance is vitally important to ensure safety of people and property. 

Promat works closely with door manufacturers and modifiers, including:

  • Companies who fabricate fire doors from timber or composite door blanks, cut openings and install fire glass ensuring they meet required regulations.
  • Companies who take steel sections and fabricate into steel frames and doors, with fire glass observation panels. 

Project Considerations 

Some of the challenges faced by manufacturers and modifiers include:

  • Addressing shorter lead times for bespoke sizes of timber fire doors
  • Demand for double glazed units in external doors to meet more stringent regulations on energy loss through doors
  • Demand for larger glazed areas in doors with narrower frames
  • Higher fire ratings to 1 hour in timber and composite doors and 2 hours in steel doors
  • Demand for higher levels of security for entrance doors.

Promat Support 

Promat can assist and support manufacturers and modifiers throughout the manufacturing process, including: 

  • Products covered by third party certification including CERTIFIRE and TRADA Q-mark 
  • Provision of test information, upon request if specialist assessments are required on a non-standard design 
  • Quick response times to technical enquiries 
  • Supply of certification and glazing instructions upon request
  • Quotations supplied quickly (typically same or next day).

Promat is an active member of the British Woodworking Federation, involved in the  management committee of the Fire Door Division, which covers the full plethora of joinery including  timber fire doors with glass vision panels. 

Promat Products 

Promat UK offer a variety of fire rated glass products that are suitable for door applications:

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