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Smoke Ventilation

Smoke Ventilator

When buildings become smoke logged or escape routes become obstructed by smoke and life safety is an issue – different methods of smoke ventilation can be used. 
Natural Smoke Ventilation
Powered Smoke Ventilation
Fixed and Powered Smoke Curtains
Automatic opening vents (AOV’s)
Fire/Smoke Dampers
Door/Window Chain Actuators
Pneumatics/Compressors
Failsafe/Electric
Smoke Control/Fireman’s Override Panels
1.0, 1.5 & 3.0m2 free area (BRE) smoke shaft systems
0.6m2 powered smoke shafts
 
Please find below some of our most frequently used smoke ventilation systems and equipment...
 
Louvred smoke Ventilators...
Roof mounted:
Wall mounted:
The EN12101 Louvred Ventilator is manufactured in two pieces ie base flange assembly in 1.5mm mill finished aluminium to BS1470, louvre box assembly in 1.5mm mill finished aluminium. The blades can be 1.2mm mill finished aluminium suitable for fixing direct to roof sheets or into a prepared and weathered opeing in the wall. Other blades types include insulated aluminium or clear twin walled polycarbonate Typical fixing details are shown for sheeted roof construction with the most popular purlin spacing of 1800mm. To reduce heat loss all louvre blade edges and sides shall be fitted with weather seals and insulated blades are also available. Ventilators shall be fitted with thermal link override as standard and sprinkler shields as required. They shall have a minimum life expectancy of 20 years. All units are fitted with thermal links as an override facility to release the louvres at a pre-set temperature in the event of fire, this ensures failsafe protection. Link operating temperatures are available if required. Controls can be either pneumatic, electric or manual cable.
 
Single & Double Flap smoke Ventilators...
Single Flap:
Double Flap:
Our Single & double flap ventilator is a high quality ventilator designed for both smoke and natural ventilation requirements. Its low profile design offers the ideal solution for modern industrial and commercial buildings. The unit features extremely low air permeability which is a significant help when designing systems to meet the challenging air leakage rates detailed in Building Regulations. It is available as a single or twin flap ventilator offering a range of features: Tested for a use as a smoke ventilator to EN12101, energy efficient & low power usage, very low air leakage when closed, insulated options can attain U-values as low as 0.17W/m2/oK, high quality aluminium extrusions provide a robust and durable construction, weatherproof when closed as tested to BS 5368 Parts 1 & 2. Optional aluminium (single skins & insulated), polycarbonate or glazed lids, polyester powder paint finish to any standard BS or RAL colour, full range of accessories available, including birdguards, security guards & insect mesh. Versatile Installation on to upstands, roof sheeting and into glazing systems. 
The single flap option is also available with a control mechanism to open the ventilator to 140 degrees. This ensures that the ventilator complies with current standards and regulations to prevent down-draught into the opening.
 
Glazed Louvred Windows...
Our glazed louvred window system with its thermally-broken framework and double-glazed louvres combines a high degree of transparency, robust construction and a reliable operating mechanism. Our system is characterized throughout by unobtrusive framework. The vertical side-sections are 40mm, whilst the centre-mullions are 60mm and the horizontal frames are 20mm. The louvre frames are also slim-line at 20 mm all round. Subject to the overall size of the window and the louvre blade heights, we can manufacture units with frame widths of up to 2000mm. For larger spans we have developed a special centre mullion. Either manual, motorized or pneumatic actuators are available with the FLW series.
Actuators...
Please note that all actuators come in a range of sizes, chain lengths, power supplies and forces to allow a suitable actuator for each application...
Chain Actuators:
Maintenance free chain actuator for high loads. Inexpensive solution for all applications in the smoke and heat vent and natural ventilation sector. Suitable for pivoted, swing and rotating windows and skylights with a minimum casement height of 400mm. Mechanical release of chain for assembly and disassembly with electronically controlled load disconnection. Continuously adjustable optimisation of operating quietness for all loads by setting the preliminary chain tension. Patented movable chain guidance, segmented roller chain with rigid back of stainless steel.  Low current consumption. Silicon connecting line FRNC-LSIHSI FE90, approx 4m in length. Low frame connection dimensions.  Colour - anodised aluminium E6/EV1. Provided with window wing bracket with locking pin and washers, attachment for console at the actuator, unlocking plug, diverse filler plugs. 
Door Actuators:
Aluminium construction with sliding bracket for side hung windows or doors into smoke shafts. Specially developed for fast and safe opening and closing of doors, vents and side-hung windows. Compact drives which guarantee a rapid follow-on flow of additional air. They are extremely fast: in no less than 30 seconds they attain an opening angle of 90°. Complete with specialist sliding bracket to ensure that the door / window is both opened and closed once the system is reset. 
Linear Actuators:
Maintenance free, robust and corrosion resistant design, linear spindle drive with damped end positions. For Venting Buildings via facades by using bottom, side & top hung windows along with horizontal and vertical pivot windows. For smoke and heat exhaust (SHEV) and natural ventilation systems. Can be integrated into building alarm and management systems. Comes with an aluminium construction with a natural anodized finish. Uses a 24v motor for drive open / drive close operation.
Please note that ADS can offer the supply, installation and commissioing of the full system. We would generally run all cabling, containment, control panels, local switches, BMS interfaces and fully commission and demonstrate the system to our client.
Please also note that this is only a small range of the most commonly used smoke ventilators that ADS offer. We have many more systems from numerous leading Smoke Vent manufacturers that we are able to offer to meet certain specifications.

When buildings become smoke logged or escape routes become obstructed by smoke and life safety is an issue – different methods of smoke ventilation can be used. 

 

  • Natural Smoke Ventilation
  • Powered Smoke Ventilation
  • Fixed and Powered Smoke Curtains
  • Automatic opening vents (AOV’s)
  • Fire/Smoke Dampers
  • Door/Window Chain Actuators
  • Pneumatics/Compressors
  • Failsafe/Electric
  • Smoke Control/Fireman’s Override Panels
  • 1.0, 1.5 & 3.0m2 free area (BRE) smoke shaft systems
  • 0.6m2 powered smoke shafts

 

Please find below some of our most frequently used smoke ventilation systems and equipment...

Louvred smoke Ventilators...

Roof mounted:

Wall mounted:

The EN12101 Louvred Ventilator is manufactured in two pieces ie base flange assembly in 1.5mm mill finished aluminium to BS1470, louvre box assembly in 1.5mm mill finished aluminium. The blades can be 1.2mm mill finished aluminium suitable for fixing direct to roof sheets or into a prepared and weathered opeing in the wall. Other blades types include insulated aluminium or clear twin walled polycarbonate Typical fixing details are shown for sheeted roof construction with the most popular purlin spacing of 1800mm. To reduce heat loss all louvre blade edges and sides shall be fitted with weather seals and insulated blades are also available. Ventilators shall be fitted with thermal link override as standard and sprinkler shields as required. They shall have a minimum life expectancy of 20 years. All units are fitted with thermal links as an override facility to release the louvres at a pre-set temperature in the event of fire, this ensures failsafe protection. Link operating temperatures are available if required. Controls can be either pneumatic, electric or manual cable.

Single & Double Flap smoke Ventilators...

Single Flap:

 

Double Flap:

Our Single & double flap ventilator is a high quality ventilator designed for both smoke and natural ventilation requirements. Its low profile design offers the ideal solution for modern industrial and commercial buildings. The unit features extremely low air permeability which is a significant help when designing systems to meet the challenging air leakage rates detailed in Building Regulations. It is available as a single or twin flap ventilator offering a range of features: Tested for a use as a smoke ventilator to EN12101, energy efficient & low power usage, very low air leakage when closed, insulated options can attain U-values as low as 0.17W/m2/oK, high quality aluminium extrusions provide a robust and durable construction, weatherproof when closed as tested to BS 5368 Parts 1 & 2. Optional aluminium (single skins & insulated), polycarbonate or glazed lids, polyester powder paint finish to any standard BS or RAL colour, full range of accessories available, including birdguards, security guards & insect mesh. Versatile Installation on to upstands, roof sheeting and into glazing systems. 

The single flap option is also available with a control mechanism to open the ventilator to 140 degrees. This ensures that the ventilator complies with current standards and regulations to prevent down-draught into the opening.

Glazed Louvred Windows...

Our glazed louvred window system with its thermally-broken framework and double-glazed louvres combines a high degree of transparency, robust construction and a reliable operating mechanism. Our system is characterized throughout by unobtrusive framework. The vertical side-sections are 40mm, whilst the centre-mullions are 60mm and the horizontal frames are 20mm. The louvre frames are also slim-line at 20 mm all round. Subject to the overall size of the window and the louvre blade heights, we can manufacture units with frame widths of up to 2000mm. For larger spans we have developed a special centre mullion. Either manual, motorized or pneumatic actuators are available with the FLW series.

               

Actuators...

Please note that all actuators come in a range of sizes, chain lengths, power supplies and forces to allow a suitable actuator for each application...

Chain Actuators:

     

Maintenance free chain actuator for high loads. Inexpensive solution for all applications in the smoke and heat vent and natural ventilation sector. Suitable for pivoted, swing and rotating windows and skylights with a minimum casement height of 400mm. Mechanical release of chain for assembly and disassembly with electronically controlled load disconnection. Continuously adjustable optimisation of operating quietness for all loads by setting the preliminary chain tension. Patented movable chain guidance, segmented roller chain with rigid back of stainless steel.  Low current consumption. Silicon connecting line FRNC-LSIHSI FE90, approx 4m in length. Low frame connection dimensions.  Colour - anodised aluminium E6/EV1. Provided with window wing bracket with locking pin and washers, attachment for console at the actuator, unlocking plug, diverse filler plugs. 

Door Actuators:

               

Aluminium construction with sliding bracket for side hung windows or doors into smoke shafts. Specially developed for fast and safe opening and closing of doors, vents and side-hung windows. Compact drives which guarantee a rapid follow-on flow of additional air. They are extremely fast: in no less than 30 seconds they attain an opening angle of 90°. Complete with specialist sliding bracket to ensure that the door / window is both opened and closed once the system is reset. 

Linear Actuators:

Maintenance free, robust and corrosion resistant design, linear spindle drive with damped end positions. For Venting Buildings via facades by using bottom, side & top hung windows along with horizontal and vertical pivot windows. For smoke and heat exhaust (SHEV) and natural ventilation systems. Can be integrated into building alarm and management systems. Comes with an aluminium construction with a natural anodized finish. Uses a 24v motor for drive open / drive close operation.

 

Please note that ADS can offer the supply, installation and commissioing of the full system. We would generally run all cabling, containment, control panels, local switches, BMS interfaces and fully commission and demonstrate the system to our client.

Please also note that this is only a small range of the most commonly used smoke ventilators that ADS offer. We have many more systems from numerous leading Smoke Vent manufacturers that we are able to offer to meet certain specifications.                                                  

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