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ELECTRICAL DB ENCLOSURE

ELECTRICAL DB ENCLOSURE

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Hello guys,

are there electrical control panels which are 2 hrs fire rated? we need to have them due to fire strategy,

or can we use the normal control panel and enclose it in a 2 hrs fire rated material and what is it?

please assist with contacts of suppliers

cheers

RE: ELECTRICAL DB ENCLOSURE

They are probably fire rated but it may be difficult to acquire the documentation.
We had a similar issue with drop-in lighting fixtures. Eventually the manufacturer confirmed that all drop in fixtures have the same rating as regular suspended ceiling tiles.
Try calling the manufacturer.

Bill
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RE: ELECTRICAL DB ENCLOSURE

But also consider that it's doubtful that anything you put into an electrical enclosure will survive for 2 hours operating in more than 40-50C internal temperature. So yes, the enclosure may survive but nothing inside can be guaranteed to function afterward. I don't even think the Fire Pump Controllers are rated for being IN a fire for 2 hours.


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