The influence of the type of frame used in the insulating glass unit on the fire resistance of the glazed partition

openaccess, Vol. 619 (3) 2024 / wtorek, 26 marca, 2024

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DOI: 10.15199/33.2024.03.10

Sędłak Bartłomiej, Kinowski Jacek, Sulik Paweł. 2024. The influence of the type of frame used in the insulating glass unit on the fire resistance of the glazed partition. Volume 619. Issue 3. Pages 45-49. Article in PDF file

Accepted for publication: 20.02.2024 r.

The aim of the study was to investigate the impact of changing the material from which inter frames of insulating glazed units in fire-resistant partitions are made on the behavior of the entire set in the event of a fire in the light of fire resistance requirements. Two tests on six test specimens filled with insulated glazed units of a similar structure, with the difference being the material of the inter-pane frame and its thickness were carried out. The tests were conducted for frames made of steel, aluminium and plastic. For each material thickness of tested frame was 12 and 18 mm. All of the tested samples maintained their integrity and thermal insulation over the full test distance. The work contains an analysis and comparison of the obtained results. The observations stated that changes in the construction of fire-resistant inter-pane frames of insulated glazed units, if the technical solutions described in the content are used, do not have a significant impact on the test results.
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dr inż. Bartłomiej Sędłak, Instytut Techniki Budowlanej, Zakład Badań Ogniowych ORCID: 0000-0002-4715-6438
mgr inż. Jacek Kinowski, Instytut Techniki Budowlanej, Zakład Badań Ogniowych ORCID: 0000-0001-6591-7889
dr inż. Paweł Sulik, Instytut Techniki Budowlanej, Zakład Badań Ogniowych ORCID: 0000-0001-8050-8194

dr inż. Paweł Sulik, Instytut Techniki Budowlanej, Zakład Badań Ogniowych ORCID: 0000-0001-8050-8194

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DOI: 10.15199/33.2024.03.10

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