GAVE Electro Fire-rated AC switchgear
Gave Electro the Spanish leader in low voltage switchgear offers one of the most extensive ranges of Fire Rated Switchgear in the market with products suitable for F300 and F400 environments.
Available from 20A to up to 250A the switchgear is used to main power to vital equipment such as smoke extraction, ventilation fans, allowing the safe evacuation of businesses, carparks and public areas in the event of a fire.
The switch disconnectors are installed near the extraction fan for isolation purposes and have been tested in conjunction with the fan equipment to meet the stringent thermal requirements of BS EN 12101-3
If you have special requirements such as high amperage rating, multiple poles and phases, please download our catalogue and contact us for prices and availability.
- IP65 waterproof with UV resistance
- F-300: 300°C for 60 minutes
- F400: 400°C for 120 minutes.
- Enclosure material: die-cast aluminium.
Ventilation and smoke extraction systems aim to help safe working conditions on building evacuation and fire rescue operations, diminishing roof temperatures and
delaying lateral fire expansion in order to permit an effective fight against fire expansion.
Standard EN- 12101-3:2015 applies to Smoke and heat control systems detailing part 3 specifications for powered smoke and heat exhaust fans.
In order to guarantee installation safety under emergency conditions, all ventilation system components must comply with this standard requirements, carrying test sequences according to details specified on the standard.
Gave Electro engineering team has developed a product for these stringent conditions and passed laboratory testing during a 200min. period. These tests endorse product qualifying underclass F300, F400 and F600 according to Table 8 on standard EN 12101-3:2015
Example applications: Car Parks and tunnels. Warehouse and industries. Workshops, industrial and public buildings