Nothing is more precious than human lives and it is the inherent duty of all employers to ensure complete safety of their employees and asset. This helps in keeping the business live and running. There are various safety products available in the market that is meant to deliver some kind of safety to humans. One of the most commonly occurred incident is fire outbreak in the building premises. An Intumescent Strip is necessary fire equipment that helps in protecting your business from fire accidents.
There are different fire safety devices available such as fire extinguishers, fire blankets, fire hose reels, smoke detectors, fire alarms, and fire sprinklers. Intumescent strip is also the outcome of modern technology to maximize the protection from fire outbreaks.
These strips are used to help employees find the right way to exit in case of a fire outbreak. When an intumescent strip is exposed to heat, it expands to seal the door frame. Generally, it will last for up to an hour. That is the enough time to keep a trapped victim away from suffocation while looking for a way out or waiting for rescuers. A very latest type of intumescent is the intumescent mastic, which is similar to a mastic sealant. It seals gaps and holes in a room, which are 25 mm wide and this kind of strip can last for up to four hours.