FireMaster A1 Fire Curtain – BS 8524

Key Information
  • Curtain Types: Fire Curtains
  • Product Standards: BS 8524-1
  • Standards: BS - British
  • Orientations: Vertical
  • Integrity Ratings: 180 mins
  • Radiation Ratings: 30 mins
  • Special Features: Compliant to BS 8524-1. Radiation Control for up to 30mins. Smoke seals available for Smoke Control under BS EN 1634-3 (only on a single width curtain up to 5m wide). ResQ-Window compatible.
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Select your Product Standard:

BS 8524-1 BS EN 1634-1 UL 10D


Vertical - Single Roller 5m width x 8m drop (Maximum Size) E180 EW30 (E=Integrity, EW=Radiance)
Vertical - Single Roller 5.2m width x 7m drop (Maximum Size) E180 EW30 (E=Integrity, EW=Radiance)
Vertical - Single Roller 5.3m width x 6m drop (Maximum Size) E180 EW30 (E=Integrity, EW=Radiance)
Vertical - Single Roller 6m x 5m (Maximum Size) E180 EW30 (E=Integrity, EW=Radiance)
Vertical - Overlapping Rollers Unlimited width x 6m drop (Maximum Size) E120 EW30 (E=Integrity, EW=Radiance)
Vertical - Overlapping Rollers 27.5m width x 8m drop (Maximum Size) E120 EW30 (E=Integrity, EW=Radiance)

The BS 8524 compliant FireMaster active fire curtain barrier has been developed to work with all building types, including domestic houses and is supplied with the Coopers Total Gravity Fail Safe (TGFS) system and features variable speed, controlled descent, limits radiation, smoke leakage, emergency egress and side channels.

FireMaster Fire Curtain

Applications: Atrium, Lobbies and Receptions, Opening in Walls, Egress and Corridor Separations, Boundary Protection, Compartmentation, Stairs and Escalators, Lifts and Lift Lobbies, Protected Means of Escape

The FireMaster A1 active fire curtain barrier is a vertical fire curtain barrier compliant to BS 8524 Part 1 for single and overlapping curtains.

The ResQ-WindowTM is a vision panel that can be installed into this fire curtain and allows first responders to assess areas prior to entry.

The FireMaster A1 fire curtain can also offer smoke control and is compliant to BS EN 1634-3 for curtains up to 5m wide (See published standards for full listings).

Please Note – Jumbo bottom bar can only be used on application of 120mins integrity and overall size of 3m high x 3m drop.

Minimum widths achievable are as follows:
T Bar – 1300mm
Jumbo Bar – 900mm


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Download the Coopers Fire BIM Model and NBS Specification here

All fire and smoke curtains are manufactured to bespoke sizes. To discuss your requirements GET IN TOUCH 

Specification without Smoke Seals Download
Specification with Smoke Seals Download
Certificate (IFC) Single Roller Download
Certificate (IFC) Overlapping Roller Download
Brochure Download
Headbox Fixing, Bottom Bar and Capping Variations Download
Headbox Sizes - Jumbo Bar Download
Headbox Sizes - T Bar Download
Side Guides Download
Fabric Datasheet Download
Declaration of Performance - Single Download
Declaration of Performance - Overlapped Download
Declaration of Conformity - operated by ERU or BBU (CG) controls panels Download