Flashover can occur under the following conditions:
- During a building fire, as the temperature rises, radiation
from hot gases will ignite all of the combustible contents.
- When all surfaces and objects in an area are heated to their
ignition temperature,then all the contents and combustible surfaces
will ignite at once.
- When the ceiling and upper walls in a room have been heated
by a fire, radiation feedback (re-radiation) will take place.
This gradually heats the smoke, the fire gases, and the contents
in the room. At this time, all combustibles in the area become
heated to their ignition temperature, and sudden, simultaneous
ignition or flashover of the entire room will occur.
The FabriLock system, in conjunction with
smoke and heat vents, helps prevent flashover from occurring by
trapping the heat and fire gases into containment areas, thereby
activating the smoke and heat vents. This allows for the removal
of deadly toxic fumes, smoke, and flammable gases, and reduces the
heat in the structure. Where sprinkler
systems address the firee. The FabriLock system addresses the dangers