VDMA: Fifth Symposium on Fire Protection and Smoke Extraction
30.11.2017 • Presentation of the results of the studies of RWTH Aachen on smoke extraction systems • Presentation of the new VDMA information sheets on the topic of smoke extraction • Podium discussion on the requirements for the use of building products
New VDMA Information Sheet 8 “Use of Fire Protection and Smoke Extraction Dampers with CE Marking” Now Available
09.11.2017 CE marking, declaration of performance, technical documentation: The newest information sheet from the VDMA Fire Protection working group refers to terms which must be observed when using fire protection and smoke extraction dampers according to the product standard.
Sample Administrative Specification Technical Building Regulations - Issue 2017/1 published
13.09.2017 The 2017/1 edition of the"Muster-Verwaltungsvorschrift Technische Baubestimmungen (MVV TB)" was published on 31 August 2017. Click here to download.
The department of Air Pollution Control is comprised of around 100 companies that manufacture extraction systems and devices for a wide range of user sectors, particularly occupational health and safety and environmental protection. The industrial sector of ventilation and dust removal technology is constantly developing innovative technical solutions that make it easier to meet the legal requirements.
This paper describes the various requirements for smoke extraction and measures for rescuing oneself and others, as well as for extinguishing the fire and protecting property.
Required times for escape, rescue, extinguishing. For how long do escape and rescue routes need to be kept as free as possible from smoke in case of fire?