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SpaceJoist Achieves 30 Minutes Fire Resistance to BS and EN Standards

As a responsible leader in the construction industry ITWCP is striving to raise industry standards for fire certification.

Over the past few months we have conducted a fire test programme on our SpaceJoist metal web floor system. I’m now pleased to announce that SpaceJoist achieves 30 minutes fire resistance to
BS and EN standards.

Until recently I had never witnessed a fire test and so captured video to help everyone’s understanding of the test. This is a standard construction with 15mm type A wallboard, which also achieves sound requirements of the building regulations.

We’re delighted to have achieved our aim of 30 minutes fire resistance and pleased to play a leading role
in the industry.

Written by Scott McAndrew, MSc
Engineer / Research & Development Manager

SpaceJoist Floor System Fire Testing