Coopers Fire frequently write articles and technical advice for manufacturing professionals. Our blog features posts about fire curtains, smoke barriers, fire protection and fire safety as well as discussions about the latest advances in active fire curtain and smoke barrier technology.

The Role of the Workplace Fire Warden

Coopers Fire, 23.02.2018 , 0 comments

Every workplace of a certain size should have at least one member of staff nominated to carry out the duties of a fire warden. How many wardens, or fire marshals as they are sometimes known, are needed depends on the size of the workplace.

The Science Behind the Fire Curtain

Coopers Fire, 07.02.2018 , 0 comments

Fire curtains have revolutionised building design – making complex structures safer and offering new levels of fire protection for all types of buildings. We know they work by shutting off large, open spaces into sections: but what’s the science behind the fire curtain?

Compartmentation For Fire Protection

Coopers Fire, 07.02.2018 , 0 comments

Compartmentation for fire protection is a fundamental part of modern architecture and construction. With developments in smoke curtain and fire curtain technology, active fire protection can offer compartmentation in even the most complex structures.

Fire safety at Christmas

Fire Safety at Christmas: Home and Office

Coopers Fire, 22.12.2017 , 0 comments

When Christmas tree fires do happen, they can be very serious. Just like at any time of year, fires at Christmas can start for a variety of reasons – both at home and in offices left unattended over the Christmas break – but at Christmas there are a few additional factors that can help feed fires and speed up their spread.