Smoke Guard provides innovative and aesthetically appealing fire and smoke protection systems to fit any purpose and any opening in your building.
Our complete range of curtain systems is flexible—both physically and in application. Our protective systems can cover every opening, from small dimension dumbwaiters and pass-through counters to expansive atrium spaces and proscenium curtains for theater stage spaces.
Adding an atrium to your building provides considerable appeal both in design and function. However, large open spaces prove to be quite a challenge when it comes to smoke and fire safety. Check out our graphic below on how to effectively satisfy all building codes and keep tenants and visitors safe in the case of emergency. ... READ MORE
Assessing Passive Smoke Management Systems
The options are plentiful when it comes to configuring a passive smoke management system. Therefore it is imperative to comprehensively evaluate the entire system to ensure compliance of smoke protection required by building codes. ... READ MORE
UL 10D: Testing Details
UL 10D is the new standard for the testing of fire curtain protection assemblies. While testing is important for all safety measures included in a building, fire and smoke protection is especially crucial. Therefore, it is important to know the details behind testing standards as to understand how to properly utilize certain fire curtains in the construction or renovation of your building. ... READ MORE
Smoke Rated Curtains as Passive Smoke Barriers
Fire and smoke rated curtains are being used to protect openings into atrium spaces for surrounding floors. Automatically deployed flexible fabric curtains can provide vertical barriers at the atrium edges. Historically, they have been used in conjunction with smoke exhaust systems, or in some cases as a stand-alone passive solution for smoke control. ... READ MORE