developed special fabrics to meet the demanding requirements of the fire
curtain market. These fabrics not only exceed the new Model Building
and Life Safety Codes but provide the cover essential to a fire barrier
Fabric Style 44-WFCC is a 2-1/2 lb./sq.yd (40oz./sq.yd.) wire inserted
NON-ASBESTOS, High Temperature coated fiber glass fabric which replaces the
2-3/4 lb./sq.yd. wire inserted asbestos fabric. Specifically designed
to incorporate the strength of stainless steel yet provide excellent
flexibility, Style 44-WFCC is the premier fire curtain fabric available.
Style 37-FCC is a 2-1/4 lb./sq.yd (37oz./sq.yd.) NON-ASBESTOS, coated fiber
glass fabric without a wire insertion. Like Style 44-WFCC, Style
37-FCC exceeds the Code criteria (except it weighs less and has no
wire.) It is an economical alternative for those applications that do
not demand or require the 40 oz./sq.yd. wire inserted product.
apply when there is adequate space for proper "ready storage"
above the proscenium opening.
Trip Style curtain applies when the
space above the proscenium opening is inadequate to properly house the
Straight Lift style curtain. There should be at least one-third the
height of the proscenium opening to properly house this style of curtain.
Brail Style curtain applies when the
space above the proscenium opening is inadequate to properly house either
the Straight Lift or Trip Style curtain. When in "ready
storage" position, the installation should clear the proscenium
Note: Frame curtains and Roll Up curtains, variations of the straight
Lift curtain are available upon request.
SAFETY LIGHT ( ELECTRIC) BORDER
horizontally, vertically or in combination styles, these borders provide
protection from high intensity stage lighting. The standard border has reinforced edging, #4 grommets and
All Fire Curtains are
manufactured and fabricated to THERMOTEX’s demanding quality control
standards. These curtains and
fabrics have been successfully tested in LARGE and SMALL Vertical and
Horizontal ovens using ASTM E-119(NFPA 251) test procedures as required for
Proscenium Fire Safety Curtains.
Additionally, measurements of the amount of heat that was prevented
from going through the fabrics was also documented. These fabrics were also tested using the
ASTM E-84 (NFPA 255) Tunnel Test, yielding Smoke Index Numbers of “10” or
less ( A Proscenium Fire Safety Curtain requirement).
Curtains are listed and certified
by Intertek Testing Services/Warnock Hersey and Omega Point Laboratories.
In addition to the
initial testing requirements to be listed/certified, every curtain is
individually tested by THERMOTEX to ensure the quality and fire