ResQ-Window Vision Panel – BS 8524

Key Information
  • Curtain Types: Fire Curtains
  • Product Standards: BS 8524-1, BS EN 1634-3
  • Standards: BS - British
  • Orientations: Vertical
  • Integrity Ratings: 30 mins, 60 mins, 90 mins, 120 mins
  • Radiation Ratings: 30 mins
  • Special Features: Compliant to BS 8524-1. The ResQ-Window can be installed into the BS 8524-1 compliant FireMaster A1 fire curtain.
ResQ Window Fire Curtains installed at The Trocadero Hotel, London
fire icon Vertical icon 120 minutes fire rating

Select your Product Standard:

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

Vertical - Single Roller TBC E180 EW30 (E=Integrity, EW=Radiance)

The BS 8524-1 compliant ResQ-Window™ is a vision panel window for fire curtains which can be installed into THE firemaster a1 fire curtain allowing building occupants and first responders to see through the curtain after it has been deployed.

Res-Q Window vision panel for fire curtains

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

Patent pending GB2575746Click Here to find out more

ResQ-Window™ can withstand temperatures in excess of 1000oC with 2 hours integrity (E120) and compliant to BS 8524-1. The curtain with a vision panel is designed for:

  • Escape routes incorporating doorways and corridors
  • Lift openings and lobbies
  • Areas where Fire Marshals and the Fire and Rescue Service may need to assess prior to entry

BS 9999 and Approved Document B both reference the requirement and benefits of vision panels used in fire safety in occupied buildings.

The ResQ-Window™ can be positioned to allow a low and high level view through the curtain if required.


  • See through a deployed curtain as a means of escape
  • Safely egress from lifts
  • Suitable for lift lobby muster points
  • First responder can clear a building faster
  • First responder can see the presence of an occupant on the other side of a curtain
  • First responder can see the presence of fire on the other side of a curtain
  • First responder can see the presence of smoke on the other side of a curtain

Approximate size of window = 415mm (h) x 270mm (w)


Specification without Smoke Seals Download
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