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We know that the selection of wall sheets and systems is a vital decision when designing or refurbishing a building for both safety and aesthetic purposes.  Internal wall linings are a critical factor in the spread of fire and it gaining hold; therefore, consideration must be given to the fire rating and resistance to fire of any product being considered for specification. This is of particular importance in circulation areas where fire can prevent escape.

EN 13501-1 and BS 476 fire rating

The Altro Whiterock system has been designed to give you confidence and peace of mind with an EN 13501-1 B-s3, d0 or BS 476 Class 0 fire rating when used as described in the installation guide.  Our systems can be trusted to do the job in high risk areas such as commercial kitchens as well as general use areas.

With Altro you can rest assured that our wall systems are fully compliant and our Technical Services team can provide you with guidance.

Want to make sure your chosen product is safe? Download our Fire Safety Checklist.

In 2016/17 there were 261 fire-related fatalities and approximately 7,100 non-fatal casualties in fires in the UK at non-residential dwellings.¹

¹ Home Office, ‘Focus on trends in fires and fire related fatalities’