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Case Studies

Fire Screens and Doors




Passive Fire Protection – The Need

Now, within the Fire Safety Order, Social Landlords are responsible for the Passive Fire Protection within the Communal Areas of their older housing stock.

Here, Fire travels between floors and into stairwells due to old and insufficient timber screens and doors.

Lakanal House, London
Tower block fire (03 July 2009)
Killed 6 people, injured 20

Fire Screens

Balgrayhill Apartments

North Glasgow Homes undertook to upgrade of their multi storey flats into apartment blocks, providing an attractive and safe environment for their residents.

Martec worked with Morris & Spottiswood to install the security doors and fire rated doors and screens.

Fire Screens

Dalmuir Clydebank West Dumbartonshire

The Project
Following a fire safety report West Dumbartonshire Council decided to proactively fire proof the communal areas within the residential blocks at Dalmuir Clydebank Martec provided a full service from conception to certification.

Fire Screens

Street Armadale West Lothian

The change of use of these deck access blocks meant that the Fire Protection to the flats needed upgrading. These flat entrance doors and screens are fully certified to EI60/60 insulation and integrity.

Fire Screens

2014 Commonwealth Games Headquarters

Escape routes within public buildings must provide Fire Protection.

Fuego system by Martec is a tried and tested, extremely comprehensive profile system with fittings and accessories for flush fitting single and double leafed glazed doors, as well as for generously proportioned glazed walls. Areas subjected to a great deal of traffic demand robust constructions. The steel elements of Martec Fire Screens satisfy the most stringent requirements with regard to technical functionality and extreme continuous stress. Providing EI30; EI60; up to EI240 Fire proofing

Fire Screens

Caird Hall, Dundee

Upgrading the interior meeting rooms and corridors to provide safe zones and escape areas.

The doors and screens provided here provide EI60/60 fire protection.

Fire Screens

Technical specification


  • Robust and durable
  • Thermally Insulated profile system
  • Locks & fittings to match the system
  • Slender steel handle sets and slender roller door hinges
  • Concealed invisible door closing system
  • Powder coated to any RAL number specified
  • 3 times stronger than aluminium


  • Aesthetically pleasing low profile frame and cross sections
  • Extremely slender visible profile widths
  • Great transparency, more light, more clarity

Safety and Protection

  • Tested to BS476-Part22 and EN1364
  • Fire-resistant doors EI 30 / EI 60 / EI 90
  • Fire-resistant glazed screens EI 30/ EI 60/ EI 90/ EI 120
  • Burglar resistant WK1/ WK2
  • Sound proofing up to 44db
  • U-value to 1.9w/m2k

Martec offer a full one stop shop for fire screens providing the following:


Our engineers have completed specialist training in fabrication and installation of the product.