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Fire Protection For Cables: Fire resistance & fireproofing; same or different?

In Australia, we have the NCC/BCA which outline the technical design provisions for a compliant building.

Some of us know AS3000, the primary design standard used for NCC/BCA compliance; this is our wiring rules for electrical installations. We all respect those electrical contractors who are trained to design and install our cabling and deal with the hazards of live electricity.

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Passiv and Passive – who would have thought?

The NCC/ BCA tend to deal with compartment barriers separately; that is, we have fire walls with an FRL and Smoke Walls with poorly defined and qualitative requirements. We do not really have a fire and smoke wall, ceiling….

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Plastics in construction

Plastics are well known to us all, and chemically speaking they are man-made materials derived from petrochemicals. Read the full article today!

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The history of Fire Collars

Did you know Australia was the first country to commercialise the use of plastic pipes in commercial and high rise residential buildings? Fire collars have

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NCBP Debacle

Shame, shame, shame, shame. Non-conforming building products – the system is failing us all dismally. There would not be too many people who have not

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Holy, Whole and Holes?

Holy shit, this whole passive fire protection is more than just holes in walls! This is not Dr Zeus, but Doc PASSIVE at work here…

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