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The Passive Fire Knowledge Group

A Cross Construction Industry Initiative

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Knowledge and research on passive fire safety design, procurement & construction
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The Process Working Groups objective is to show the best practice process for the design and selection of Passive Fire Penetrations Products. Lead Paul McSoley – Mace

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To determine the products and systems where a lack of appropriate fire test methods, fields of application rules and fire test data hinder compliant Installation of passive fire protection. This will cover a number of typical applications (such as shaft walls, bus bars). This group also aims to share fire test data obtained by members to help drive standardisation activities. Lead: Andrew Taylor – ASFP

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To investigate methods of improving the competence of those designing, specifying, procuring and installing Passive Fire Protection. In light of The Building Safety Act this needs to cover all levels from fire engineers to the client / building owner. This group will also look at the importance of fire strategies and the benefit of including more relevant detail.. Lead: Niall Rowan- ASFP

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PFKG routinely appear at industry events to present talks to the wider industry on their findings. New members and contributors are always welcome

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Identifying Issues That Hinder Compliant Construction

Our mission is to improve the delivery of well designed, specified, procured and installed passive fire protection by focusing on 3 key areas: Process, Testing and Education.

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