Fire Protection Services

Fire Rating Solutions has been providing a wide range of quality passive fire protection services to its customers in Melbourne and greater Victoria since 1990 and is a recognised leader within the Australian industry.

Our extensive experience together with the high level of service we provide is appreciated by our many satisfied customers who after countless years continue to use FRS as their preferred passive installer.

Fire Rating by way of the protection of structural steel and penetration sealing is required by The Building Code of Australia to ensure that all buildings have measures in place to protect life and property. This is done by way of preventing the spread of flame, smoke and gases and also to minimise structural damage.Fire Rating involves the application of fire rated materials that have been tested in approved systems to conform with Australian testing standards.

FRS provides a range of services to help you achieve compliance on your project. For photos and more detailed information on these services please use the links to the left of the screen.

Services FRS offers include:

  • Passive Fire Product Supply, Installations and Certification
    It is of the utmost importance that fire rated products are correctly installed and certified to Australian Standards.
  • Problem Solving and Design
    We offer an innovative and effective problem solving service for all sorts of passive related problems.
  • Essential Services Inspections and Reports
    At the conclusion of our audit we will provide the building owner with a detailed report sighting essential service items requiring attention together with a quotation to bring these items up to code.
  • Essential Service Maintenance
    We can provide ongoing maintenance programs for customers requiring regular inspections and rectification works.
  • Service Penetration Stopping – Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical
    It is imperative that the service penetrations made by various contractors are properly firerated to protect against smoke, fire and gas.
  • Plastic & Combustible Pipe Penetration Stopping
    There are two systems we use for an efficient and quick method for sealing PVC pipe penetrations through walls and floors after installation: fire collars and fire collar wrap.
  • Vermiculite and Cemetitious Fendolite Sprays for Structural Steel and Ductwork
    These sprays are suitable for both internal and external use to protect structural steel and also mechanical ductwork.
  • Vermiculite and Textured Ceilings
    FRS is skilled and experienced in the application of Vermiculite as a textured or decorative ceiling. This spray applied Vermiculite ceiling system can be installed in existing premises and new construction alike
  • Fire Rated Paints for Structural Steel Columns, Beams and Cable Protection
    These paints are suitable for both internal and external applications and provide up to 2 hours protection.
  • Hebel Blockwork and Panel Solutions
    These solutions provide efficient, cost effective and quick methods for sealing large penetrations through walls or floors.
    Board for Internal, External and Heat Applications – Steel, Walls, Ceilings and Ductwork
    Fire boards are suitable for both internal and external use, and can be a much more cost efficient alternative to plaster.
    Rated Access Panels and Hatches
    We have a large range of fire rated access panels with up to 2 hours protection.
    Resistant Storeroom / Archive Manufacture
    FRS is able to build fire rated storerooms to suit your particular situation, needs and budget.

Our customer base includes both large and small organisations across the public sector, industrial, mining and commercial construction industries. We encourage you to view the range of products we have such as vermiculite spray, penetration fire sealing products and intumescent paint.

Vermiculite Spray

Vermiculite spray is a cost effective way of increasing the fire rating of a broad range of building structures and areas.

  • Spray can be used on materials such as steel beams, steel columns, mechanical ductwork and other services.
  • Spray can be used on materials such as steel beams, steel columns, mechanical ductwork and other services.
  • It provides up to 4 hours of protection and is suitable for both internal and external usage.

Penetration Fire Sealing

Penetration fire sealing incorporates a range of products which are manufactured and designed to be installed into areas to ensure building compartmentation. Penetration fire sealing products include:

  • Pillows
  • Mortar
  • Strips
  • IBS Foam Strip
  • Sealants
  • Boards
  • Hebel Blockwork
  • Backing Rods

Intumescent Paint

Intumescent paint is paint which can applied to structural steel to protect the steel from the effects of fire and ensure its structural adequacy.

For further information on intumescent paint, penetration fire sealing, vermiculite spray or other products and services, contact Fire Rating Solutions, Melbourne, Australia, on +61 (0)3 9419 1393 today.