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Protecta (Polyseam Ltd)


Protecta by Polyseam specialise in evidence based, high-performing fire protection products and systems. Protecta products continue to raise standards across our industry. Our expertise and unwavering commitment to quality, safety and performance enables our customers to create safer environments for all. We invest in excellence at every stage of the product lifecycle, from supporting those making crucial decisions about building structures and fit out, to the specialists on the frontline who are responsible for installing our products correctly. All our products and their comprehensive range of applications are CE marked and our core products each have ETAs (European Technical Assessment).
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CPD Material (3)

Multiple CPD formats
Firestop Health check - 10 Lifesaving questions to ask about your firestop
The Hackitt report has called for a seamless Golden Thread of Fire Safety Information to be cascaded from specifiers down to building maintenance teams. Manufacturers have been tasked to be more transparent with respect to their verified products’ fire resistance. This CPD focusses on the key differences between BS476 Part 20 tested against CE Marked firestop products; based on a CE Marked firestop product. It gives listeners a basic tool kit of ten questions to ask themselves to establish if the fire seal they have does actually ‘do what it says on the tin.’ By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The need for specifiers to take a closer look at claims made in manufacturer's publications and do their due diligence
- The differences between products fire tested to an ad-hoc fire standard versus firestop products to a holistic product standard
- The differences in fire test standards
- Holistic performance essential characteristics that have been identified by ETAG 026:Part 2 for service penetration seals
- 10 key questions to from a basic tool kit/tick list to assess if an installed product is actually fit for purpose
- CE Marked Firestop - Third party verified cradle to death chain of custody to ensure that the product that was tested is the product that is sold in the market
- Where to find the information to confirm whether the installed seal to be used is approved or not
- Key information which needs to be cascaded from the specifier to the built environment to provide the 'Golden Thread'

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Understanding Non Mechanical Fire Dampers for Ducts and Vents
This CPD will discuss the history, regulations and testing of fire dampers, using the new standard part 12 (non mechanical dampers) of BS1366 as background. Topics covered include passive fire protection, compartmentation, passive fire options for vents and ducts, learning the standards and testing application. By the end of the seminar you should have a greater understanding of:
- What is required around fire protection in ducts and vents
- What passive fire systems to use for ducts and vents
- New technology available
- What standards are used to have a third party accredited system
- The complications and intricacies of the current fire testing
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Protecta (Polyseam Ltd) has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas