Intumescent Downlighter Covers
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Intumescent Downlighter Covers

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Fire-rated intumescent lined, woven glass fabric covers for lights and downlighter. Intumescent downlighter covers create a fire seal to maintain integrity as well as fire rating of a ceiling. Easily fitted from above or below in suspended or plasterboard ceilings.

According to the fire statistics, overheated light fittings and electrical faults are a leading cause of fire destruction to buildings and homes. With buildings left unprotected, fire and smoke spread rapidly throughout these structures destroying rooms and properties. Installing passive fire protection products for electrical services provides multiple advantages, such as, compartmentalising fire, preventing the spread of fire and smoke and also preserving building structures. The intumescent materials expands in the event of a fire, creating a fire battier which prevents flames from spreading. This allows occupants to evacuate a building safely as well as providing fire services extra time to extinguish flames before they become severe.

This product is manufactured in a range of sizes to fit over various electrical fittings. An acoustic version is also available.

Tested to BS476 Parts 22, 23 and 23 (Clause 5) (1987), achieving 240 minutes integrity.

Our electrical and plumbing products meet IET wiring regulations as well as Document B & E of Building Regulations tested to European and British Standards. Browse our full range of electrical and plumbing products.

—Maintains the fire rating of plasterboard or suspended ceilings rated up to 4 hours
—Available in standards and acoustic forms, preventing sound transfer from different floors of a building up to 63dB
—Can be made to accommodate downlighter alone, or downlighter/transformer combos
—Downlighter cages are a sturdier option, allowing for insulation to be laid over the top after they are fixed in place - ideal for lofts
—Can be used to improve the dire rating of ceiling-mounted speakers as well as downlighters
—The range also contains downlighter adaptors which can convert existing light fittings to fire resistant, low-energy units, saving up to 40W per light whilst providing 66 minutes of fire protection
—Easily installed in 5 minutes or less. Custom sizes made to order.

Lead the cable from the transformer through the pre-cut downlight aperture in the ceiling
Pierce the cable entry point in the top of the cover with a sharp object, creating an opening large
enough to suit the cable size.
Feed sufficient cable through the opening for the connection
Compress the cover and pass it through the aperture in the ceiling
Open out the cover once inside the ceiling, away from the light fitting
Using the two supplied pins, fasten opposite inner flanges of the cover to the plasterboard
Insert the light fitting and fasten the closing mechanism over the inner flaps of the downlighter cover to
seal the opening.
Downlighter covers require a minimum of 40mm horizontal clearance and 15mm vertical clearance
Cages are rigid and require no clearance, meaning that insulation can be packed around them as kong as it does not cover the ventilations holes


NB: Downlighter cages cannot be compressed to fit through the light fitting aperture from below and must therefore be positioned from above.


DLC0 150 x 150 x 120
DLC1 130 x 130 x 70
DLC2 130 x 130 x 100
DLC3 130 x 130 x 140
DLC4 180 x 180 x 130
DLC5 180 x 180 x 170
DLC6 260 x 260 x 120
DLC7 260 x 260 x 230
DLC8 300 x 300 x 170
DLC9 350 x 350 x 230

All of our 'in stock' product orders will be shipped same day, as long as the order has been processed before 3pm - this is simply to be in a position to catch the courier pickups.

Some of couriers are explicit in their non-liquid deliveries so if you have ordered a mixture of ambient and liquid products your order has to be split across two couriers. These are lead by courier company policies, however the courier selection was done of price and so you can be safe in the knowledge that you will be getting the most competitive delivery prices around. 

We deliver across the Island of Ireland and aim for 48/72hrs deliveries on all our orders. If you order a product that is 'out of stock' we will get them shipped by our supplier, Envirograf UK over night for our next days deliveries.