Description - Fire Rated Switch Gasket
The Firesure™ Socket and Switch Gaskets contain Intumescent Material which in the event of a fire expands to seal against the passage of smoke and fire. Used within socket and switch boxes that are fitted into plasterboard, brick or blockwork.
The Gaskets are easy to install with no screws or assembly required.
To install remove backing tape on back of gasket and press into place on the inside rear face of the box.
Where there is an earth terminal, nick/cut the gasket and bend upwards the small part.
The Gasket meets all the requirements of the UK Building Regulations and Robust Details.
Available in two standard sizes, Special sizes can be made to order. Finished in Various Colours.
Switch Gasket - Features and Benefits
Provides a full fire barrier for switches and sockets
1 hour Fire Rated in plastic boxes and up to 2 hours in metal boxes
Easy to install - no screws, fixing or assembly required
Available in 2 sizes – single and double
Cable entries can be made on any part
Rot proof and unaffected by moisture
Cost effective, Easy to install
Non-toxic and maintenance free
Test Data - Fire and Acoustic Testing
60 minute Fire Tested in Dry Lining Boxes to the relevant parts of
BS 476: Pt 20:1987 & BS 476: Pt 22: 1987
Tested to BS EN 1363-1:2012 and BS EN 1366-3:2009 (June 2020)
In excess of 2 hours fire rating in metal boxes
Tested Back to Back not offset, in both Fire and Acoustic Tests.
Acoustically Rated (back to back) to 64dB
Complies with and Approved by RobustDetails Limited
|Gasket-Single||67 x 67 nominal||4 nominal||Single Gang socket/switch box|
|Gasket-Double||127 x 67 nominal||4 nominal||Double Gang socket/switch box|
|Ceiling Rose||1.8 nominal|
|Besa Box||1.8 nominal|
|Available soon 1.8mm Single and Double Gasket||Available soon multi media box gaskets|