Membership is drawn from manufacturers who offer a wide range of products. The membership represent bespoke timber door manufacturers and fabricators together with those companies which manufacture or fabricate components used in specialist door assemblies such as hardware, glazing and seals; installers of performance doorsets and those companies providing testing and/or certification services with a demonstrable relevance to the specialist bespoke timber door and doorset industry.
Adcas was founded in 1997 to manufacture performance timber doors for the construction industry. Our management team has a combined industry experience of over 120 years enabling us to provide creative solutions to your requirements.
From our production facility in Hartlepool, we manufacture a wide range of performance doors all made to order to suit your specific requirements. We are a BM TRADA Q-Mark certified fire door manufacturer and we are also able to manufacture FSC® Chain of Custody certified products.
Our product specification and additional services include –
- FD30 & FD60 fire performance (BS476 part 22)
- 29dB Rw to 42dB Rw acoustic performance
- ‘Severe Duty’ durability performance
- Core constructions of particleboard or solid timber
- Decorative facings of any commercially available veneer or laminate
- Paintgrade facings of MDF or premium quality pre primed paper
- Inlays, feature grooves or plant on mouldings to any design
- Finishes include priming and lacquering
- Concealed or exposed lippings to all edges
- Vision panels of any shape or size including factory glazing
Ahmarra Door Solutions Ltd
Design, Manufacture and Installation of Performance Timber Doors
Ahmarra are one of the UK’s leading architectural doorset manufacturers covering all sectors including hotel, airport, education, commercial, and luxury residential homes.
Our door manufacturing services can make significant contributions to projects where complex fire resisting, acoustic and security requirements exist.
We offer a fully product certification in terms of quality and environmental credentials such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, FSC and the Q-Mark Fire Door Manufacturers scheme, which has enabled us to meet the supply chain criteria for many of the UK’s largest construction companies.
Our product ranges include:
Performance fire doors and doorsets in NFR, FD30, FD60 and FD90
Artisan Panel Door Collection
Education Range of Doorsets
Hotel & Hospitality Collection
Secured By Design/PAS 24 Apartment Entrance Doorsets
Birmingham Joinery Ltd
Birmingham Joinery is a well established Fire Door Specialist and Bespoke Joinery company setup in the Midlands, with over 20 years experience. The family run business has built up a strong network of clients over the years servicing the commercial market nationwide.
We are a certified Q-Mark Fire Door Manufacturer offering a wide range of Fire doors from 30 to 120 minutes. Our in house manufactured doors enable us to offer you an endless range of finishes and designs.
We are proud to be working in Partnership with Vicaima for over 10 years. We hold an extensive stock level of Vicaima door blanks which we are licensed to customise to fit your requirements.
The company is accredited to meet the requirements of ISO9001 and committed to using FSC timbers from approved sustainable sources.
Our product range includes:
- FD30, FD60, FD90 and FD120 Doorsets
- Acoustic Doors
- Timber Doorframes/Screens
- Bespoke Joinery
Founded in 2012 by René and Bruno Baillargeon, Blankfort is a young and growing organization. Its reputation is already strong into the wood door community due to business substantial experience of the Baillargeon Family owning their 3rd family business now.
Blankfort inc. is manufacturing fire rated, sound rated, high security & other specialized door blanks and wood door components. Its clientele is located primarily in Britain and they are currently developing in many other parts of the world.
The products made by Blankfort are well known in the British market for several years as they were developed starting 17 years ago by the family business that Mr. Bruno owned before. This new business is maintained by the third generation of Baillargeon and can count on 45 years of knowledge in the wood and wood doors industry.
Blankfort is certified and complies with most world standards and requirements as the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and BM Trada certification (Q-Mark Fire Door Scheme) to name these ones only.
The business mission: Blankfort is committed to meet or exceed the requirements of quality standards as well as expectations of its customers. The organization builds on the excellence of its team, expertise and passion for making exceptional quality products.
C M Whitby Ltd
C.M.Whitby was established in June 1967, initially engaged in the building of executive style homes with the emphasis on high-class joinery. The demand and supply of the latter led to the expansion of the business, culminating in the phasing out of the building activity in 1983, and the redirection of the company’s activities on projects for clients such as: National Westminster Bank plc, Abbey National Building Society, TSB, and a number of hospitals and schools.
The past 20 years have seen this specialisation develop further into the area of Doors & Doorsets for the highly demanding pharmaceutical companies such as: GlaxoWellcome SA, Pfizer, and Eli Lilly.
We are a compact company operating in a modern 17,000 ft² workshop, producing specialised joinery with the emphasis on ‘Clean Design’.
We are by no means a large manufacturer but we have the versatility to produce one-off items at one end of the scale, and the ability to fulfil the larger architecturally designed orders of our clients, at the other end.
We are dedicated to maintaining our status as an organisation committed to providing quality products and services that meet or exceed the expectations of our clients.
C W Fields
C W Fields & Son Ltd is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of high quality fire rated doors, acoustic doors and bespoke joinery.
The skills we provide and the knowledge we possess stem from over 100 years’ experience in the joinery trade – and this is further strengthened by our commitment to the future as a forward thinking and innovative company. The result of which is a thoroughly professional standard of service to match the quality of our products.
Our purpose-built head office and manufacturing complex is the hub of the operation. In more than 20,000 square feet, the modern premises house some of the most technically advanced production facilities and customer support systems in Europe.
Working alongside the sophisticated technology you will find time-served craftsmen and industry professionals who have the passion and understanding of fire doors and acoustic doors to surpass all expectations in terms of product quality and customer service.
Our extensive product range is listed below:
- FD30, FD60, FD90 and FD120 Doorsets
- Acoustic Doorsets up to 44RwdB rating
- Panel Doorsets
- Security Doorsets to LPS1175 Level 2
- X Ray Doorsets
- Q Mark Certified Doorsets
- Bespoke Paneling and Screens
- Bespoke Joinery
Construction Specialties (UK) Ltd
Construction Specialties is a global manufacturer with over 50 years’ experience of supplying interior impact protection solutions to a wide range of market sectors.
C/S’s market leading product, Acrovyn®, is a durable and through-colour material, which provides impact, abrasion and scratch resistance and is very easy to clean and maintain. It can be supplied as a flat, lightly textured sheet, which is easy to form or cut and can be applied to a variety of surfaces, including walls, doors, columns and reception desks.
C/S Acrovyn® Sheet can be effectively used to extend the life of doors and door frames in both new build and refurbishment situations. Our protection solutions range from simple kick and push plates, channels and angles, through replaceable door edge protectors for fire rated and non-fire rated doors, to doors fully encased in tough Acrovyn®. Bespoke shapes and designs can be easily achieved and with a wide selection of colours, Acrovyn® can also help to meet DDA requirements.
Enfield Speciality Doors Ltd
Enfield Speciality Doors has for over 25 years, manufactured bespoke and non-standard flush fire doors and doorsets and screens. We have developed a range of high performance acoustic doorsets ranging from 40dB Rw to 48dB Rw; this combined with x ray doors means that Enfield Specialty Doors can offer a solution to almost any door requirement. We are committed to buying all hardwood and softwood from legal and renewable sources, and will seek evidence that suppliers are in compliance with this policy. As sources of certified timber become more available the company will give preference to certified timber wherever practical and will not purchase timber where it is known to have originated from illegal sources. We work to the ISO standard 9001:2008 and we are also FSC & PEFC certified
Enfield Speciality Doors is committed to reducing consumption of all materials and packaging wherever possible and is committed to recycling packaging materials where practicable, we are currently achieving a 93% recycling rate for all collected waste, with our heating being provided by an internal boiler system fed by our wood waste, this combined with our collected waste means we achieve a 97% recycling rate working to the standard ISO 14001:2004
Falcon Panel Products Ltd
Falcon Panel Products Ltd is a supplier of fire rated performance door cores from Strebord GDC cores, Warmsprings FD90/FD120 Tectonite cores, Tri-Sound high end acoustics and various solid timber blanks including the Flamebreak brand. We are also suppliers of panel products including MDF, OSB, chipboard and Strelam laminate as well as hardwood framing for FD60 application.
Our Strebord door core brand is world renowned as a high quality, performance engineered product that is designed to meet and surpass rigorous standards. All fully tested to BS 46 pt 22 and EN 16034:1; we achieved the very first issued Enhanced Lifetime Performance Guarantee certificate giving all those that use our Strebord product peace of mind, Strebord is the only brand available that is fully 3rd party accredited within the key industry bodies BM TRADA, BWF Certifire and International Fire Consultants (IFC).
The complete range covered by Falcon Panel Products ensures that all scopes are covered. Our test envelopes 30, 60, 90 and 120 minute fire resistance, acoustics from 33dB to 43dB and all offering enviable mechanical performance.
Falcon Panel Products Ltd views its market leading position seriously; we are constantly developing and expanding our extensive products listing to add to the already outstanding technical back up and service that our customers have grown to accept as a standard.
Halspan is one of the leading suppliers of quality door components in the world. Its universally respected doorsets are made under licence by customers on all five continents.
A pioneer in its field, Halspan has been at the forefront of its industry in one way or another for the last 20 years.
First, in the early 1990s, Halspan developed an entirely new way of constructing doors, using pre-tested fire door blanks made from 3-layer particle board. It took the industry by storm and hasn’t been bettered since.
Halspan was also the first company to offer a full range of testing. We didn’t just test one door blank to see whether it could be used as a fire door; we tested lots of different door configurations and modes.
Recognising that specifiers’ and fabricators’ needs change, Halspan has continued to enhance its product range.
At the same time, Halspan has extended its offering, so that specifiers can now source all their quality doorset components from a single, trusted supplier.
Today, Halspan offers an unrivalled range of not just timber fire doors, but also fire-rated steel frames, fire glass, seals and hardware.
Hanson & Beards Ltd
Hanson & Beards Ltd are a UK manufacturer of bespoke timber fire doors and doorsets, and associated timber glazed screens with primary performance test evidence in the H&B name. Our philosophy is to provide unsurpassed quality and service to our customers through credibility in manufacturing and a duty of care.
We have combined a tradition of craftsmanship with the most efficient production techniques to ensure your project will be handled successfully. With over 40 years of experience, we have grown to become one of the UK’s leading architectural door and doorset manufacturers.
- FD30, FD60, FD90 & FD120 fire doors and doorsets
- Non Fire Rated internal doors and doorsets
- Acoustic Rated internal doors and doorsets up to 43dB
- Secured by Design entrance door systems
- Healthcare HTM 58 specification doorsets for clinical areas, including X-ray doors
- Post formed doors and frames
- All associated hardware & ironmongery
- Fire Rated, Non Fire Rated and Acoustic timber glazed screens
- Advice on specification and technical details
Hanson & Beards
Spring Hall Works
Spring Hall Grove
t: 01422 306 830
Hazlin of Ludlow Ltd
Since the company’s incorporation in April 1974, Hazlin has devoted itself to becoming the best in the manufacture of bespoke architecturally veneered doors, panels and related joinery items.
The company has developed its expertise to offer exceptional support & service to its customers. This may involve special design, fire resistance requirement, veneer matching, radiation resistance or specific acoustic rating; we have developed skills & products to provide solutions to design problems.
Products we offer can be virtually anything that involves flat bonding, this could be panels for walls or furniture, to doors or special components. We have built our name from quality veneered doors & panels. Our door range covers all fire ratings from FD30 to FD120. Size is only limited by the fire certification or assessments we have and the equipment that we have to manufacture the items. In summary we can do:
Doors & Door sets -Non fire rated, FD30, FD60, FD90 & FD120.
Radiation Resistant doorsets – Non fire rated, FD30 & FD60 – in singles & pairs.
Acoustic Doors – upto 46 RwdB.
PAS24: 2009 – Secured by Design entrance doors.
Joinery – Panelled Doors – FD30, joinery Screens.
Finishing – We have three spray shops, finishing can be clear, stained or paint.
Hi-Spec Doorsets Ltd
Hi Spec Doorsets is a specialist, high quality manufacturer, of bespoke doorsets, door assemblies and glazed screens offering customised internal access solutions for projects from the health and education sectors to hotels, offices and residential developments. We manufacture internal fire and acoustic rated secure entrance doorsets, ideal for student accommodation and apartment blocks. Hi Spec Doorsets also offer a Just-In-Time manufacturing and supply service for Off-site Construction and Modular companies.
Based in Newtown, Mid Wales, the factory utilises state of the art CNC machines operated by a skilled and dedicated workforce that is totally focused on quality. Total care and attention to detail is maintained throughout the manufacturing process to ensure the highest standards of product quality and performance.
• Doorsets supplied fully assembled or in kit form
• Factory morticing and installation of ironmongery
• Fully Finished Frames
• Matching architraves supplied – cut and mitred
• Hi Spec Doorsets ‘Quick Fit’ secret fixing system
• BM Trada Q Mark Scheme
• PAS24 Certified Entrance Doorsets
• Hi Spec Fusion
• Hi Spec Podz
• Hi Spec Vision
• Hi Spec Rezi
• Hi Spec Compac
• Hi Spec Secure
Hi-Tec Joinery Ltd
Hi-Tec Joinery Products manufacture fire doors, lining & screens
‘Fire doors have a crucial role in safety that not only protect buildings and infrastructure but are designed to allow for safe escape and save lives’
Based in Gloucester we manufacture doors to order to all the commercial markets
Exova BM Trada Q-Mark Certified manufacturer
FSC® Chain of Custody
FD30 & FD60 Fire Door & Door Sets
Severe Duty rated doors
Veneers, Laminates & Paint Grade finishes
Integrated Doorset Solutions Ltd
Integrated Doorset Solutions Ltd is a single source supplier of performance doorsets and architectural ironmongery solutions providing high quality products ideally suited to the health, education, commercial, office fit out and high end residential markets. Integrated Doorsets has been created out of our firm belief that there is a better way to address the construction industry’s supply needs for its timber-based doorset and architectural ironmongery requirements.
With over 150 years of combined management experience within the doorset and ironmongery industry, we have invested over £8m to create two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities including the newly acquired Leaderflush Shapland site, equipment and intellectual property assets (including the full range of certification and test evidence). Our build process is all part of a streamlined approach to help enable your project to run smoothly.
In addition to our already extensive portfolio of products, we are proud to offer our customers highly regarded product brands such as Enduracor, Plasform, Sentinel, Pivette & Audiodor.
• Fire rated doorsets FD30 – FD120
• Heavy & Severe Duty product applications
• Acoustic Doorsets RwdB30 – RwdB46
• Doorsets to protect against radiation (X-Ray) and electrical screening
• Door facings: Veneer/laminate/PVC/Full Factory Paint
• Post formed doorsets – laminate & PVC
• Door edge protection
• Finger Guard protection
• Glazed Screens
• Privacy Viewing Panels
• Architectural Ironmongery
• Access Control
E & S W Knowles
E & S W Knowles are a long established Fire Door and Door Frame specialist with a wealth of technical specification experience. As one of the top 25 Fire Door manufactures in the country, we have been involved in the supply of doors and other joinery products into an aray of projects that cover a variety of areas: –
Commercial office sector,
Air and rail transport industry,
Car manufactures showrooms and head offices,
Schools, colleges and universities,
Health sector and antibacterial doors,
Power stations and Energy from waste plants,
Old peoples homes, student and sheltered accomodation throughout the UK.
As Manufacturers for over 95 years, we have created a large network of suppliers and customers, and as such, we can make a variety of bespoke door sets and products including;
- Solid core Non-fire rated, FD30, FD60, FD90 and FD120 Doors
- Acoustic rated doors sets up to 44DB and insulated door sets to 30/30 or 60/60 fire rating.
- Covering a wide variety of finishes; Paper faced, Stained, Timber Veneers, plain colour laminates as well as specialised bespoke laminates.
- Machining for locks and hinges and supply of all Ironmongery
- We have a Manufacturing Mill which specialise in all aspects of additional joinery including;
Frames, Screens, Skirting Board, Complete Door Sets & Timber partitioning systems. We have also completed and passed the dual orientation fire testing required by the Governments Ministry of Housing, Communities & local Government following the enquireis into the fire door industry following the first phase of MHCLG investigative testing, post the Grenfell fire.
Established more than 250 years ago, James Latham is the UK’s biggest independent distributor of timber and panel products. From 9 nationwide depots, we offer the widest selection of sizes, types and finishes of high quality performance door blanks and kits available on the market. Fire rated; FD30 upto FD120; High acoustic – upto dB63; PAS 24 to comply with App. Doc. Q; Passivhaus certified door kits that also include dB42 acoustic- and EI30 European fire-ratings – our range is the nation’s most comprehensive.
Working closely with manufacturers and component suppliers, we ensure that our staff have an in-depth understanding of the door products we supply. At James Latham we are confident that we have the UK’s most relevant, comprehensive and competitive door blank range – Halspan, Flamebreak, Egger Eurospan and Moralt – a Latham’s exclusive product since 2009.
This offer includes lightweight door blanks, MDF- and ply faced door blanks; veneered-, melamine-faced- or part-processed door blanks; door blanks that can be laminated, painted, lacquered or veneered; engineered timber lamcore or particleboard core door blanks. We also supply CE marked door kits, recessed for ironmongery and frame sections that save time and cost.
All of our door blanks are certified to meet a host of British and European standards and are suitable for both internal and external applications; they are sustainable to FSC / PEFC, and all of what we offer is fire scheme 3rd Party accredited – Q Mark, IFCC, BWF . James Latham are also members of the Q Mark Enhanced Security door scheme.
The choice is yours, if it’s a door blank or door related product, come and speak to James Latham. Our aim is to offer the highest quality products, delivered on time and at competitive process and supported by the most knowledgeable panel products staff in the UK.
Midland Building Products
Midland Building Products group headquarters are located in the heart of the West Midlands. Since it’s inception in 1991 the company has continued to maintain growth, developing into a major distributor and manufacturer of internal fire doors and doorsets throughout the UK.
The desire to develop the well-known MBP brand is testament to the energy of the four Owners who continue to have full time involvement within the business; their hands on approach guarantees that the MBP are properly structured and able to deal with contracts from the smallest self-build project to multi-million pound contracts.
There is a wealth of experience and knowledge within the group’s work force which is tailored to meet the needs of an ever-changing landscape.
We offer doorsets in a varied range of finishes along with bespoke vision panels to your design requirements.
- Fire – FD30s to FD120s
- Acoustic – up Rw 46dB
- Security – PAS24 Secure By Design
The business believes in offering products to the best standards on the market and hold accreditations for BWF Certifire, BM Trada, Secure by Design, FSC, PEFC, ISO:9001
Midland Building Products can then compliment the doors with Screens, Architrave and Skirting offering the ‘Complete Doorset Solution’.
Noberne Doors Ltd
Noberne Doors were founding members of ASDMA who strive to move our industry forward and ensure that clients receive the best products to suit applications and budgets all with full prime test evidence. We offer an extensive range of bespoke, high performance products which include fire doors, acoustic doors, external thermal rated doors, bullet resistant doors and x-ray doors/ doorsets.
All Noberne doors come with our own 3 year product guarantee backed by BM Trada Q Mark certification and FSC chain of custody. We offer full BIM models for all of our products with full RIBA NBS plus approval to ensure ease of specification for architects, clients and major contractors.
Our doors are based on our timber perimeter framed high density flaxboard core construction, a strong and durable door without the inherent problems associated with(GDC) chipboard blanks so widely used by others.
The 3rd party accreditation, prime test evidence, strength, durability and diversity of our range have led us to be a major force in the UK door market. With over 500,000 doorsets installed and 37 years’ experience Noberne still drive our industry forward.
- FD30 38mm and 44mm doorsets
- FD60 46mm and 54mm doorsets
- FD90 doorsets
- Fd120 doorsets
- X-ray NFR & FD30 doorsets
- Acoustic doorsets 30-43dd both glazed and unglazed doorsets
- Ballistic doorsets
- CE marked external doorsets
- PVC clad FD30 & FD60 Doorsets
- Fire Screens FD30 & FD60
Pacific Rim Wood Ltd
Pacific Rim Wood Ltd. have been responsible for establishing a growing range of door cores for the past fifteen years including strong industry brands such as the Flamebreak and Safeguard range of door blanks. The development of both Flamebreak and Safeguard has included extensive testing for performance in relation to Fire, Acoustics, Mechanics, Thermal U Value and Environmental certification to ensure that both Flamebreak and Safeguard lead the market as affordable door cores with a significant stable of test evidence.
Pacific Rim Wood Ltd. are committed to improving and enhancing the extensive test evidence that exists for both Flamebreak and Safeguard and will continue to further develop door cores with Acoustic and Thermal U Value performance in mind to meet the demands of the changing market.
All of our door products are manufactured in Indonesia using raw materials that are either FSC certified or carry the “V Legal” certification which confirms raw materials are legally sourced.
Starbank Panel Products Ltd
Starbank Panel Products Ltd, established in 1976, is a family run and owned business specialising in the fabrication of wood based, composite and plastic components for Interior Fit out.
From our production facility in Newton-Le-Willows, we manufacture performance door and frame components, all made to order to suit your specific project requirements. Our business operates purely as a key outsourcing partner for the Fire Door Industry with our strength in specialist fabrication, especially Lamination, Edgebanding, Postforming & CNC detail, rather than full doorset supply and installation.
To ensure our partners peace of mind when outsourcing we have full BM TRADA Q-Mark & FSC® Chain of custody in place and operate under ISO 9001, 14001 & OHSAS 18001.
We are proud to be members of ASDMA.
UK Fire Doors Limited
UK Fire Doors Ltd
Firedoors is one of the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of performance doors and door sets for all applications.
Operating from major sites in North Wales and the East Midlands, Firedoors has the largest capacity of all the UK manufacturers, enabling consistent and reliable distribution to projects throughout the United Kingdom.
Whilst building beautiful door sets, one of our many skills is in combining traditional craftsmanship like hand stitched veneering, with modern CNC machining, enabling us to accommodate complex ironmongery arrangements to meet any need.
Alongside compliant, bespoke door sets we also stock a huge range of FD30 and FD60 veneered doors in both metric and standard imperial sizes. This facility enables us to supply the market with entry-level products that set a new quality benchmark in the UK
As a market leader in certified performance doors and door sets we are kept abreast of current building regulations and any changing market trends, allowing us to offer our customers a broad range of value-added services that really enhance our offering.
Youngs Doors Ltd
Youngs Doors – Your door specialist
We pride ourselves on our friendly and flexible approach – maintaining high levels of communication with our customers throughout a building project – we have great depth of knowledge and huge enthusiasm for our products.
Working together with architects and designers from the earliest stages of a project means that we can assist in finding the most effective specification marriage between function, aesthetics and fire performance.
From our purpose built state of the art production facility in the city of Norwich we can apply forty years of professional manufacturing expertise, offering a genuinely no-nonsense approach to help our customers achieve their goals any way we can.
Flexibility and cooperation define the approach to every project we take on. Our dedicated team is committed to ensuring that every aspect of your unique door-set specification is clearly understood. Regular communication with customers during pre-production and manufacture ensures that bespoke projects are manufactured and delivered in line with site schedules.
Quality product – quality service – from quality people. From operators of hi-tech production machinery through time-served craftsmen to the technical, sales and admin team, everybody at Youngs Doors is responsible for the quality of our product and service.
BOS GmbH Best Of Steel is the market leader in Europe with more than 450 employees manufacturing steel and stainless steel frames for internal doors and internal windows since 1967.
Working in partnership with door manufacturers and door set providers, a wide portfolio of projects has been completed in the UK in the market sectors of hotels, airports, sports and leisure, education, research and development, corporate offices and healthcare.
Steel frames offer the benefits of:
• speed and ease of installation
• removal of skills from site to factory with professional housing of access control and door automation
• fully finished product taking advantage of off-site finishing
• perfect and seamless architraves without joints and mitres
• ease of cleaning providing high levels of infection control
• demountable for reuse in new layouts or extensions of buildings
• reduced site cost of snagging and errors
• reduced maintenance and removal of future decoration disturbance and cost
• a great value solution for both contractor and building owner.
Frames finished to high standards in a full range of RAL colours, anti-bacterial coatings, grade 304 and grade 316 stainless steel
In cooperation with our door and door core producers, our frames meet the requirements of FD30, FD60 and FD90 and acoustics between 29db and 42dB.
For further information, please view our website www.bestofsteel.co.uk
DORMA UK Limited
DORMA offers high quality as a global partner for premium access solutions and services – conceived and designed to enable better buildings. With more than 100 years of tradition behind it, DORMA leads the market in terms of product quality and innovation for door hardware, automatic doors and glass fittings. DORMA offers the complete service package for all makes of equipment, both DORMA and non-DORMA, covering Automatic Doors, Manual Doors and Ironmongery, Industrial Doors and Dock Levellers, Windows, and Access Control. DORMA has regional offices in Falkirk, Jarrow, Birmingham, Bristol, Hertfordshire, Essex and London, to ensure we give nationwide coverage with the benefits of local care, 24 hours a day, nationwide.
Fire & Acoustic Seals
Fire & Acoustic Seals are a passive fire and acoustic sealing specialist based in the West Midlands. Incorporated in 2010 we distribute throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Middle East.
Our management team have over 30 years’ experience in providing excellent sealing systems for timber fire, smoke and acoustic doorsets. All Fire & Acoustic Seals products are fully tested and comply with the relevant British and European standards.
Over the last three years Fire & Acoustic Seals have undergone a process of change with customer focus at the heart of our core principles. We offer a solution based mind-set and have developed industry leading products that give sound technical capabilities and excellent performance in fire, smoke and sound reduction scenarios. Partnering with clients on achieving successful tested results is key to mutual progression in a demanding marketplace.
Our products include;
- Fire & Acoustic Seals – Fire Door Foam™ – for fire door installations for up to 60 minutes in timber and GRP doorsets and timber glazed screens.
- Acoustic sealing systems capable of sound reduction to 43dB Rw. tested to BS EN ISO 10140-2: 2010
- Smoke sealing systems tested to BS EN 1634-3: 2004.
- Fire protection seals for up to 120 minutes integrity and insulation, tested to BS746 Parts 20/22: 1987, BS EN 1634-1: 2014, BS EN 1366-4: 2008 and BS EN 1361-1: 2012.
- Bespoke ironmongery protection.
- Glazing systems.
- SBD hardware solutions.
Lorient Polyproducts Limited
Lorient has a long-established and respected reputation for designing and manufacturing a wide range of market-leading, high-performance door sealing systems. With today’s applications demanding more than ever from doors, a Lorient sealing system provides a cost effective integrated solution; not only offering proven performance in the case of a fire, but also everyday benefits of acoustic and thermal containment; and ease of access.
Lorient also produces a complementary range of fire resistant glazing systems for doors, screens and partitions, together with fire and smoke resistant damper/air transfer grilles for doors, walls and ducts and a range of fire resistant door hardware.
Lorient has an international presence that stretches from North America, through Europe, the Middle East and throughout Asia.
With well in excess of 30 years’ experience and accumulated knowledge, Lorient prides itself on offering ground-breaking innovations, underpinned by technical excellence and exceptional quality. Lorient’s dedicated Testing and Technical Services Centre hosts an indicative fire test furnace, many cycling rigs, as well as a state of the art, purpose-built acoustic transmission suite.
Most of its products carry CERTIFIRE certification, alongside approvals from both the BBA and IFC.
Mann McGowan has been at the forefront of intumescent seal technology for nearly 40 years. Ever since its foundation in 1977, Mann McGowan has been one of the principal pioneers in intumescent technology – developing a whole series of ground-breaking products, providing an unrivalled range of specialist services and forging lasting working partnerships with construction professionals around the world. Today, we’re making a fresh commitment to our customers – with major investment in advanced equipment and increased production, an on-going programme of innovation to introduce new intumescent solutions and further extending our skills and expertise in order to offer the most comprehensive service in the industry.
Mann McGowan are still one of the only companies, that not only supplies intumescent products, but also has the capability to design, manufacture and install in virtually any situation. In other words, a single tried and trusted source of everything involved in intumescent technology. So whether you’re thinking about fire resistance, noise reduction or environmental protection, the answer is always Mann McGowan, the one-stop solution for fire and acoustic seals.
With a vision to deliver peace of mind through quality seals, Norseal are proud to be the UK’s largest stockists of specialist sealing solutions. Dedicated to the design, development and distribution of intumescent and acoustic products, ensuring they meet the very latest industry, British and European standards, including CERTIFIRE, BM Trada and IFC Certification.
Integrity and passion for customer service enables the team to provide products and services that exceeds demand, with next day AM delivery as standard, up-to-date technical advice and a commitment to excellence.
As part of the Athmer group, who have over 60 years’ experience designing and manufacturing sealing solutions, Norseal have access to one of the most advanced testing suites in Europe, testing to all current standards, overseen and certificated by ift Rosenheim. Offering testing facilities for:
- Air, wind and water
- Smoke protection
Based on your requirements, our consultants can design and implement a programme to run in the lab, which allows testing of a variety of components in a range of sizes.
As well as door seals, Norseal also stock a wide range of ancillary door products including;
- Fire rated glazing seals
- Electrical and plumbing solutions
- Fire rated ventilation
- Letter plates
- Door viewers
- Threshold plates
- Weather seals
- Finger protection products
Pilkington United Kingdom Ltd
NSG Group, the manufacturer of Pilkington Glass in the UK, manufactures a wide range of float, coated, rolled, toughened and IGU glass products Our fire protection range now includes Pilkington Pyroclear® a new addition to the tried, tested and trusted fire glass range which also includes the familiar Pilkington Pyrodur® ,Pilkington Pyrostop® and Pilkington Pyroshield™2 brands.
Glass is distributed direct to customers, either as stock or as bespoke processed products to meet their needs, either direct from St. Helens or through our network of branches countrywide. Our company is highly focussed on quality and service, continually improving to deliver the benefits of the NSG Group’s technical ability and innovation to the end user.
Specifically fire rated glass options – 30,60,90 and 120mins integrity and integrity / insulation rating
Up to 48dB Rw – as a fire rated option
Document Q and PAS 24 compliant fire rated glasses
With an in house fire test furnace located at our UK R&D centre, we are able to conduct indicative tests on specimens of up to 1130 x 2100mm in size. This resource, which is available for both existing and potential new customer development tests, is invaluable in developing robust and reliable fire resistant glass and glazing systems.
Pyroguard UK Ltd
Pyroguard® is a leading specialist manufacturer of fire-resistant glass products.
With production facilities based in both the UK and France and further sales representation covering the UK & Ireland, France, The Netherlands, Scandinavia, Iberia and the Middle East, Pyroguard is strongly positioned to manufacture and supply the widest range of certified fire glass products on a global scale.
Pyroguard advocates industry best practice, clearly demonstrated through the supply of a wide range of high performance, stockable and cut-able products to the fire door industry that are fully tested and compliant to meet legislative and international standards across E, EW and EI classifications. Furthermore, all of these products are available on short lead times through our approved network of licensed partners and distributors.
With over 25 years’ proven industry experience, Pyroguard can help you select the right product for the right application. We can provide you with the ultimate peace of mind through dedicated technical advice and support all backed up with a vast range of certifications, test evidence, product information and online tools to ensure the right Pyroguard product is chosen to meet fire performance and system specifications.
Pyroguard products are CE marked and registered under ISO 9001:2000
Pyrostem – Pyroguard Integrity – Pyroguard Integrity Plus – Pyroguard Rapide – Pyroguard Rapide Plus – Pyroguard Protect – Pyroguard Ultra – Pyroguard Infinity – Smokeguard – Attackguard
For further product information or technical support please contact our specialist team via our website www.pyroguard.eu
Pyroplex has an ever increasing worldwide reputation as a leading manufacturer of high performance fire seals and fire stopping systems.
Our timber door seal range covers fire, smoke and acoustic performance for use in 30, 60 and 90minute fire resisting doorsets. We also offer a custom service for the design and development of intumescent seals unique to your application.
In addition to our door seal range we have a comprehensive collection of CE marked penetration solutions including pipe collars and pipe wraps, covering 2hour and 4hour fire resistance.
We have taken an active approach to Passive Fire Protection both in terms of commitment to new product development and collaboration with accredited test houses worldwide to develop our ongoing international testing programme. We also have an indicative fire test furnace to assist in the development of new products and assess compliance against general standards on a continual basis.
All Pyroplex systems are endorsed by the Pyroplex Brand, guaranteeing architects, specifiers and installers that Pyroplex Fire Containment Systems have been tested and approved to the highest possible standards. This includes third party approval through leading schemes Certifire and IFC certification.
For more information on our products and test evidence visit www.pyroplex.com
Sealed Tight Solutions Limited (STS)
Sealed Tight Solutions Limited (STS) began trading in 2014 and has already had a huge impact on the specialist door manufacturing industry.
We design, manufacture and supply a common-sense range of fully-tested, door sealing and door-glazing solutions for use in fire resistance, smoke leakage and noise reduction applications.
In addition we offer a range of superior, cost-effective ironmongery and each product in the range is supplied with our own, fully-compliant, intumescent protection.
For those in the uPVC & composite doorset industries our unique, flexible, intumescent is the only, fully-tested product of its type in the UK.
All STS products are certified and approved by some of the world’s leading organisations including: BM Trada, IFC, BBA, SRL
As the demands on our industry continue to grow, so the myriad of legislative and technical requirements on products and systems. STS can manage your research and development programme. With our vast experience in both fire and acoustic testing coupled with a can-do, pragmatic approach, STS offer invaluable technical assistance to guide you through the specification process and, in turn, get your product to market sooner.
Sealmaster is a division of Dixon International Group Limited of Cambridge in the UK. Celebrating 50 years of cutting-edge research and products. Manufacturers of Intumescent Fire and Smoke Seals, Acoustic, Draught and Weather Seals, Fire Glazing and Structural fire safety as well as bespoke solutions.
Sealmaster offers a comprehensive range of seals to provide high standards of energy efficiency, water-tightness, acoustic performance smoke & fire safety in buildings. The outstanding quality, performance and value of Sealmaster products has been recognised by some of the most discerning independent observers including the Council for Industrial Design, the BBC, the Institute for Sound and Vibration Research, the Building Research Establishment, English Heritage, the Design Council and the Innovation Network – to name a few.
Leading architects and designers frequently choose Sealmaster seals for showcase projects both in the UK and worldwide because we don’t compromise on quality or safety.
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain UK
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain specialise in the development, manufacture and distribution of sustainable fire-resistant and security glass. Their wide range of glazing products are of superb aesthetic quality and adhere to the most stringent fire and security requirements, always keeping the occupants’ safety and the buildings’ performance in mind.
Vetrotech provide glazing solutions for;
Cambridge Fire Research Ltd
Cambridge Fire Research are a UKAS accredited laboratory located in Cambridge, UK and specialising in fire resistance testing.
With two non-loadbearing furnaces we are able to offer tests of a range of separating elements such as partitions, doors and glazed screens, as well as linear joint and penetration seal tests. Tests can be performed to a variety of British, European, US and International Standards.
EXOVA has UKAS accredited laboratories providing testing, assessment and research services to prove the performance of products to British, European and International standards, including:
Security, Durability and Weather Testing for all types and configurations of doors and windows.
Acoustic Products Testing for building elements seeking to demonstrate sound insulation performance up to 58dB (Rw) or 73dB (R’w) against BS EN ISO 10140.
Air Tightness Testing for all commercial and domestic building types to satisfy the requirements of Approved Document L.
Product and Service Certification provided through Exova BM TRADA and Warrington Certification for the Q-Mark and Competent Persons Schemes for manufactures, installers and maintainers.
With more than 45 years’ experience, Exova Warringtonfire is the world’s leading independent fire and security testing, fire engineering and certification organisation.
It offers a diverse range of specialist fire safety and security services to international markets from a network of accredited sites around the world including Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.
Exova Warringtonfire works with manufacturers, suppliers, designers, architects and engineers across a wide range of specialist markets including construction, rail, aerospace, automotive, marine and defence.
Exova is one of the world’s largest dedicated testing groups, trusted by organisations to test and advise on the safety, quality and performance of their products and operations.
Exova’s capabilities help to extend asset life, bring predictability to applications, and shorten the time to market for customers’ products, processes and materials.
With over 90 years’ experience, Exova specialises in testing across a number of key sectors from food and pharmaceuticals to aerospace, oil and gas, fire, engineering and construction.
Exova operates 111 permanent facilities in 22 countries and employs more than 3,500 people throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia/Asia Pacific.
IFC Certification (International Fire Consultants Group)
International Fire Consultants Group, delivering ‘Confidence in Fire Safety’.
Established for over 30 years IFC Group, are one of the largest independent specialist fire and life safety engineering, design and certification practices in the World.
IFC Certification Ltd are a UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited certification and inspection body, and members of the key industry fire safety bodies, providing independent 3rd party assurance and certification services for fire safety products and services. Offering global knowledge with experience in many jurisdictions to British, European and American standards.
Certification schemes are available for product manufacturers, installers and fire risk assessors. IFCC also certify quality management systems (ISO 9001), enhanced security products and as an inspection body IFCC provide independent inspection services. As a notified body IFCC undertake AVCP work to enable clients to CE Mark products.
International Fire Consultants Ltd are an award winning practice of Chartered Fire Safety professionals and engineers with a wide range of skills and expertise.
Services include fire safety strategies, detailed design and assurance, peer review, Expert Witness and Training.
As well as providing the fire safety engineering design of complex buildings, IFC are unique, as a non-laboratory based specialist engineering practice, in undertaking the evaluation of construction products for their ability to meet legislative requirements and/or the performance criteria of fire tests. We do not operate our own furnaces, primarily because it would dilute the focus away from our independence and specialist engineering knowledge. We arrange, manage and observe clients’ testing programmes in 3rd party laboratories.
Fire Sector Federation
The Fire Sector Federation is a forum of debate and discussion. It is where representatives of organisations who work with or within the built, natural, fire and rescue and national resilience environments in the UK can expertly consider issues of common interest.
The Federation seeks to give voice to and exert influence in shaping future policy and strategy related to the UK Fire Sector.