Innovations in building materials have led to major changes in the way buildings are constructed and how they operate. Developments in fire protective fabrics, like those used in fire curtains and smoke curtains, now offer architects and specifiers much greater freedoms, in turn, leading to innovative building design and the ability to offer more open spaces.

But how do these fabrics work, how have they developed and what can we expect in the future?

Fire protective fabrics - fire hose