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Security Shutters Direct

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Fire Shutters providing your property with fire safety protection and intelligent security

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fire protection shutters

Fire shutters are similar to conventional steel slatted and galvanised steel roller shutters, electrically operated that close in the event of a fire. Our fire protection shutters are available in safety ratings of 1, 2 and 4 hours and are electrically operated vertical shutters consisting of a steel slatted curtain with galvanised steel box assembly and guide rails. The box, curtain, guide rails and bottom rail can be powder coated in a wide variety of colours to match your premises as an optional extra.

Designed to be a physical security barrier during normal use and to be closed automatically during a test or an emergency situation as fire safety shutters. In the event of receiving a fire alarm signal the barrier will perform a powered descent to create a fire resistant barrier.

fire shutters brochureIn the event of power failure the fire shutters will close using the battery backup feature. The design allows for both face or reveal installations. All motors are within the housing which is available in a range of sizes to minimise space requirements.

You can download a copy of our fire shutters brochure here.

Fire shutters - protection tested to 1000° and rated to 4 hours resistance


Our Fire shutters are tested to approved standards with fire resistance performance to BS 476: Part 22: 1987 and BS EN 1634-1: 2008. The product was tested by being fitted onto a furnace to replicate the most severe conditions of a fire. The temperature of the furnace was then increased to 1000°C at a rate defined by the product standards. The Fire Shutter has been rated at 1, 2 and 4 hour.

Fire Shutter control options & maintenance recommendations


Linked to our fire shutters are a number of control options including keyswitch and smoke and heat detectors, a range of audio visual devices and emergency retract switches can be connected to the panels using a 24 V DC supply from the panel. There is a requirement under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for companies to ensure fire safety equipment is maintained and a record kept. We can help advise you on this during our free survey.

The top box, curtain, guide rails and bottom rail can be powder coated in a range of colours as an optional extra ensuring security and effective fire resistance as well as maximum style and appearance to match your branding.

Need help? Use our online chat during office hours, leave us a message or call us on 0118 981 7300 to arrange a free site visit to discuss the best fire shutters for you.