Fire Stop/Block

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Hello all,

I have a pending Fire Alarm install in a commercial building.
I will need to use a Fire Block around wall penetrations.

Anyone have a recommendation for what is to be used or not used
in this kind of application??

3M
Red Devil
Hilti
etc.

Thanks for any input.

Les

Re: Fire Stop/Block
On 3/17/2019 11:13 AM, ABLE1 wrote:
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We've had every kind of "Duffus" inspection you can image.
some wanted plaster (you heard right)
some wanted anything as long as it was RED.  (LOL)
some wanted a special brand ( we later found out they had a cousin etc..  
working for that company)
The one none could bitch about was the metal pipe with flush boxes on  
both side..
Check with the "General" and have him make the recommendation or find  
out what everyone else is using and do the same..
(the odd man out usually loses with any inspection, even if he's right)
(least wise that my history lesson around here..)

Just my two cents...   ;-)
--  

*Rocky T. Squirrel, esq.*


Re: Fire Stop/Block
On Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 12:13:27 PM UTC-4, ABLE1 wrote:
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Hi Les,

I don't do commercial fire anymore for quite a few years now. However, I th
ink Rocky's suggestion to ask the local fire marshal What IS acceptable and
 what's NOT acceptable ?. is a good idea.  

You know you're dealing with whimsical egotistical AH's. So butter them up  
and make them feel important. Just smile a lot and kow tow to their every w
him. They've got nothing better to do but make up rules and regulations tha
t insure that they have a job.  I can still hear their reason for making up
 stupid regulations.   "IF IT SAVEs THE LIFE OT OOOOOOONNNNNNNNNE PERSON  
?. IT'S WORTH IT.  

Bull shit. You can't regulate stupidity out of existence.  

Sorry ?..  

Rant over.

Re: Fire Stop/Block
On 3/17/2019 8:02 PM, Jim Davis wrote:
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Rocky & Jim,

As for the AHJ, I already have previous history
with.......... enough said on that..............

At this point from my limited investigation it
looks like Hilti CP606.

Thanks for the input.

Les






Re: Fire Stop/Block
On 3/17/2019 9:13 AM, ABLE1 wrote:
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I always just picked up a tube or three of fire stop caulk at my local  
electrical supplier.  Usually I would sleeve above ceiling wall  
penetrations and caulk the ends after the wire was pulled through.

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