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Custom Smoke & Fire Doors: The STACK

Unlike a traditional garage-style door, the STACK requires no overhead track. Instead, it folds upon itself, making it extra quiet and easy to use. The STACK door can accommodate openings up to 16 feet wide and 12 feet high. The STACK doors are constructed using 1.6” thick aluminum and have a variety of glazing and

Substitutes to Enclosed Elevator Lobbies

Did you know smoke inhalation is the leading cause of fire death, exceeding burns by a three-to-one ratio? Due to that reality, buildings must be designed to protect its occupants from both fire and smoke. Elevators in multi-story buildings present the largest challenge as they can act as chimneys in the case of a fire.

The Advantages of a Flexible Fire Curtain

The classic steel fire door has quite a legacy when it comes to fire protection. However, technology has come a long way and a flexible fire curtains has many more advantages when it comes to smoke and fire protection: Invisible design: Fire curtain assemblies are virtually invisible when not deployed. They don’t require large amounts

Why Should I Choose a Custom Fire Door from SGCA Doors?

Fire and smoke safety are incredibly important when it comes to building design. From deployable curtains to rolling steel fire doors, there are a lot of options out there to fit your needs for fire safety. Design, however, is another story. Smoke and fire doors are typically quite limited when it comes to aesthetics. Most

Horizontal Smoke Curtain – Product Spotlight

The Model 3000 is on our newest and most exciting products. This model is a horizontally deploying curtain that can serve to separate floors in the event of an emergency. This is especially helpful in the design of open atriums. Model 3000 Horizontal Smoke Curtain Highlights: Protects openings up to 20 feet wide and 30

Model 3000: Horizontal Fire Curtain Performance Standards

Smoke Guard California now offers the Model 3000, a horizontally deploying smoke rated curtain, that provides phenomenal protection in open spaces such as atriums. However, when considering a smoke and fire protection plan for your project, it is crucial to consult the compliance and performance standards of all devices. The Smoke Guard Model 3000 upholds

Horizontal Fire Curtains For Atriums

Smoke Guard California is offering an exciting new option for smoke & fire protection for open atriums. The Model 3000 is a fire-rated curtain that deploys horizontally to separate floors and inhibit the transfer of smoke from the place of incident to the rest of the building. Atriums provide an important design aesthetic when it

Model 4000: A Great Addition to an Existing Smoke Management System

When tackling fire code requirements for multi-story atriums, Smoke Guard’s Model 4000 fire-rated curtain is a great solution. This vertically deploying perimeter curtain installs into a ceiling without the need for support posts in the corners. This specific fire-rated curtain is perfect for shielding grand staircases or escalators from smoke or flames in the event

Model 4000: Perimeter Fire Curtain Performance Standards

The Model 4000 Perimeter curtain provides unsurpassed flexibility when it comes to fire protection and open atrium design. Until now, meeting fire code requirements in atriums meant corner posts or columns were needed. However, the new Model 4000 perimeter curtain creates an enclosure of fire-rated curtains surrounding large openings such as a grand staircase without

Open Atrium Solutions: Perimeter Fire + Smoke Curtains

Open and airy atriums can be very environmentally friendly and typically offer large amounts of natural light and easy traffic flow. However, securing open atriums with fire and smoke protection standpoint can be tricky. This is especially true when integrating an open, convenience stairs or escalator in a non-egress path. The Model 4000 Perimeter Curtain

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