Category Archives: Case Studies

Fire Run Challenge Prize Handover

In June 2017 we introduced the Fire Run Challenge for our clients and the Grand Prize was awarded in December 2017. The challenge consisted of several different participating companies accumulating points for purchasing products and attending our training sessions. Points were awarded for the different activities and we communicated the Score Tally monthly. At the and of […]

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Kitchen Hood Fire Suppression System For BBH Hotel

Executive Summary: Whip Fire was awarded the fire protection for an entire hotel complex, they needed a solution for the hotel kitchen cooking area. Challenges: A survey was completed on the hotel complex by Whip Fire it was clear the hotel kitchen would need a kitchen hood suppression system. Whip Fire recently added Defender kitchen […]

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ZP2 system for Rex Hotel in Knysna

FSD supplied a wireless ZP2 system to the REX Hotel in Knysna. The entire premises are now monitored by a wireless ZP2 system which was successfully installed in November 2016. The system protects all areas with concrete ceiling such as rooms and ground floor areas as well as reception. It also protects passages on all floors. […]

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Kitchen Suppression System for Protea Hotel Wanderers

FSD has recently supplied Elcon Gas with their Defender Kitchen Suppression System which was installed at Protea Hotel Wanderers, which is the first of our roll-out project of 140 properties. The defender system is installed inside the hood of the canopy. In case of a fire fuse-links fitted on the inside of the canopy melt away and trigger the activation unit leading […]

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Duncan Courts Intumescent Coating Solution

FSD was approached in April 2015 to supply anintumescent coating solution for the structural supporting steel columns at the ‘Duncan Courts Luxury Apartments’ in Pretoria. A 2 hour fire rating was required and Nullifire S707-120 2 hour rated intumescent paint was recommended and approved for the site by the Fire Engineer, the client and the […]

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PPR Somerset West Head Office Steel Intumescent

FSD recently completed the supply, applications training and application inspection for the steel intumescent coating work done at the newly constructed PPR Head Offices in Somerset West, Cape Town. We were approached to supply a 90 minute fire rated intumescent coating for all internal structural steel and the Nullifire S707-90 intumescent paint was supplied. An […]

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Pinelands Grove Retirement Home – Firestopping

In November 2015 FSD delivered a range of passive firestopping products for the ‘Pinelands Grove Retirement Home located in Pinelands, Cape Town. FSD was contacted by ‘N.W.E. Consulting Engineers’ earlier in 2015 to assist with the specification for 120 minute fireproofing of all site penetrations including above fire door penetrations, single pipe and bunched cable […]

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4onC Sea Point – Steel Intumescent

In March of 2016 FSD was approached by Prime Projects’, the main contractors for the 4onC residential site on Clarins Road, Sea Point. The site requirement for the installed structural steel columns, channel sections and SHS steel between floors was 60 minutes. As all the steel work was internal FSD proposed the Nullifire SC801 thin […]

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Cummins Distribution Centre Steel Intumescent System

At the recently constructed 22, 280m2 Cummins Southern Africa Regional Distribution Centre and Filtration Plant protection of the sites structural steel was of utmost importance and FSD were approached to provide the intumescent coating system for this steel work. All the steel work requiring protection was housed internally and FSD therefore proposed the use of […]

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