28 Sep Fire-rated walk-on glass flooring system launched by Promat
Promat UK has launched SYSTEMGLAS Stratum, as a new solution for architects looking for fire protection with design.
The solution is a new load bearing walk on floor system, combining a structural glass floor with either EI30 or EI60 glass to provide insulation and integrity fire protection between floors of either 30 or 60 minutes.
It features a high strength double glazed SYSTEMGLAS unit, which typically has a 37mm toughened, laminated top layer and a 16mm bottom layer, mounted within a steel frame, complete with spacer bars and all the required insulating materials such as silicones and seals.
SYSTEMGLAS Stratum has been independently tested, with the company including the assurance of the Promat SYSTEMGLAS 360 Degree Wheel of Assurance. This means Promat UK will provide guidance from specification through to installation, ensuring the system is manufactured to the “highest quality standards in-house” and fitted by a Promat approved installer.
A certificate of conformity is issued on completion following an inspection by a Promat fire safety expert for maximum supply chain traceability.
Cath McLean, Segment Manager for Glass at Promat UK said: “SYSTEMGLAS Stratum responds to the growing demand for walk-on glass floors, not only in commercial and public buildings, but increasingly within high-end residential properties. The system offers the scope to integrate a glass floor into a design where passive fire protection measures are needed, both to enable building occupiers to escape safely and to prevent major damage to assets in the event of a fire.”