Category Archives: Case Studies

Richard’s Bay Coal Terminal- Fire Curtain

In March of 2016 FSD supplied Nullifire B810, 120 minute fire rated curtain to provide a 2 hour fire and smoke rated separation for the new RBCT Analytical Laboratory at the Richard’s Bay Coal Terminal site. After meetings with ‘Shabort Associates Architects’ and ‘Triocon Consulting Engineers’ it was decided that the Nullifire B810 fixed position […]

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SAB Chamdor Steel Intumescent

In October of 2015 FSD was approached by ‘Sutherland Engineering Consultants’ to assist with the specification for  a new portion of the SAB Chamdor brewery where intumescent protection of structural steel was required. This particular site and section of the brewery held some special considerations for the intumescent selected as it was a humid area and […]

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Bottega Restaurant

  In August 2015 FSD were contacted to advise on a product solution for the Bottega Wine Estate restaurant and wine cellar, a solution that would not only provide the required 1 hour fire rating by means of having the correct certification along with professional application, but also a product solution that would be aesthetically […]

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ID & B Fire Rating for the Wooden Floor/Ceiling

Early in July 2015 FSD was approached by a Western Cape design firm for a solution to the required fire rating for the wooden floor/ceiling within their new design premises. Once the old ceiling boards were removed the fire rating for the wooden beams and panels above was lost and had to be re-instated in […]

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Black Mountain Copper Mine Substation Fire Supression

In April 2015 FSD was asked to provide a cost effective, approved and space sensitive solution to replace outdated and dangerous CO2 fire suppression installed in various substations and other high value areas within the Black Mountain Copper Mine facility. FSD gladly offered its certified S-Type Aerosol Fire Suppression generators as an Ozone friendly, green […]

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The Towers

In September 2013 work began on the highly anticipated refurbishment of ‘The Towers’ office block in the Cape Town CBD. Upgrades to all 22 floors of ‘The Towers’ includes the installation of many new service pipes and cables to accommodate the large number of tenants the building will house. To keep site safety at an […]

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