Every fire resistant doorset installed in Australia must be installed in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA). The current Australian Standard referred to in the BCA for Fire Resistant Doors is AS1905.1-2005 “Components for the
RFID Tags give identification to things. Once identified, the tag can be used for many different purposes. Let’s look at an example. An RFID Tag is installed in a fire door for the purpose of identifying the fire door. The
In looking at the current Australian Standards, and having recently drafted an article on the history of fire door tags in Australia (to be possibly published in the Fire Protection Association of Australia publication “Fire Australia”), this question has been
Passive Fire Protection To better understand passive fire protection we need to firstly understand the concepts of “Compartmentalization” and “Flashover”. Compartmentalization is the process of dividing large areas into smaller areas such as rooms within a level of a building.
Maintenance of assets (and in particular fire services) is a function which if applied effectively can minimize or even negate the premature failure of equipment, loss of property and even loss of life. All too often, building owners and managers