Firefly

Traditionally the only product available for Fire Barrier applications, was a mineral fibre type, with installations often being difficult and cumbersome to achieve, especially in confined areas. FIREFLY Fire barriers were developed to offer a flexible, lightweight, non-respirable, and easy to install product for all types of horizontal and vertical installations. Typically the barrier is […]

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The FIREFLY Penetration Management system is a fully tested system, which offers a solution to maintain the integrity of the FIREFLY barrier, where services and pipes penetrate the barrier. All penetrations above 12mm in diameter must be collared, those below 12mm in diameter, can be sealed using the FIREFLY High Temperature Adhesive. Penetrations should be […]

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There are various methods of jointing FIREFLY products, dependant on which product is being installed and in what location. The different jointing methods are available to download, but basically all the joints are stapled using a R31 Staple Gun, and either 8mm or 12mm stainless steel staples. Downloads

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All of the FIREFLY products in the range have been fully tested and assessed for horizontal applications. * Along corridors * Over/above a room * Across or under trusses * Lift Shafts * Loft Conversions * Upgrade ceilings The installation is similar to the vertical installation, in that the product must have a continuous fix […]

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A simple, easy to install solution to this sometimes difficult application. Material is fixed at the two separated elements, utilising the FIREFLY usual fixing methods, and leaving enough FIREFLY material to cover the calculated movement plus an extra 20% minimum. Suitable for both the vertical and horizontal orientations. There are six drawings showing various elements […]

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Where you have a “firewall” joining a roof, there can be a serious compromise on the fire protection, as a “flash over” can happen leading to fire travelling through the gap, however small, where the wall and roof meet. FIREFLY offers a really simple solution to maintain the integrity of the fire wall. This application […]

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BS.476 Part 21, describes how to test the fire resistance of loadbearing beams, columns, floors, flat roofs and walls using the heating and pressure conditions of BS.476-20. It includes guidance on, specimen selection, design and construction, loading and restraint conditions, equipment, procedures and criteria applicable to loadbearing speciments. The method is also used to determine […]

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Fire Doors and Hatches are usually inserted into the void construction, where access is required, used to gain access into the void above, to maintain services etc. FIREFLY offer a number of solutions for this application. FIREFLY have manufactured both a 30/30 and a 60/60 Access Hatch and Access Door, for use with the FIREFLY […]

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FIREFLY products can be easily utilised for a Loft Conversion. Once a 2 storey house start to undergo a loft conversion, then in order to fully comply with Buidling Regulations, a fire barrier needs to be installed, across the full floor area, in effect separating the loft room from the rooms below. So that in […]

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FIREFLY STAMPER is a 3 part system product, designed specifically to prevent the combustion of floorboards (usually in Historic properties) when an ignition source if placed on the carpet surface. Part 1 & 2 are the FIREFLY product, and the Part 3 is the fire-retardant floorboarding. The system is designed to be installed over the […]

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The FIREFLY Rapid Install System is a lightweight metal system manufactured by Metsec, specifically for use with the FIREFLY system. This system should be used, where the FIREFLY material has to span over a metre in the horizontal plane, and over 6 metres in the vertical plane. Downloads

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A reasonably new development from our FIREFLY Office in Sydney, Australia, is a roofing system, tested to the new and onerous AS1530.8.2 Bushfire test method of a BAL-FZ roof. We all remember the disaster that was the Bushfire that absolutely devastated the area in and around the Victoria province. This prompted TBA Textiles in Australia […]

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FIREFLY can help with all aspects of Fire Protection with regard to Social Housing needs and in relation to the Regulatory Reform Order (RRO) Contact the Office directly for more information.

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TUFFA TANKS are a manufacturer of Tanks for Liquid Storage Solutions. TUFFA approached FIREFLY to see if we could supply a product which would assist them in manufacturing a Fire Rated tank. The end result is that TUFFA TANKS are the only manufacturer to date who can offer a fully certified “Fire Rated Tank”. TUFFA […]

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EcoDecking supply New Tech recycled roof tiles. In order to achieve a AA rating for a roof, the tiles needed to have a fire-rated membrane underneath. FIREFLY VULCAN has been tested in conjunction with the EcoDecking New Tech recycled tiles to BS.476 Part 3 to successfully obtain BRE Certification and BBA Certification for the system […]

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