purpose of this document is to give guidance to approved contractors and suppliers
who are engaged in the fire stopping of fire rated structures using the Astro
All service holes through floors,ceilings and
compartment walls must be fire stopped to prevent the passage of fire, smoke and
The key points for passive fire protection
products are :-
- Prevent the spread of fire, smoke and hot gases through a building
by containing it in the compartment of origin.
- Maintain the integrity of escape routes from a building.
- Reduce loss or damage to property from the effect of fire and smoke.
- Maintain pressure differential between compartments and ventilation
canopies are designed to specifically stop the passage of smoke and fire through
a fire rated ceiling,where recessed downlights are fitted.
have shown that, without the canopy in place, fire and smoke would penetrate through
the recessed light fitting in seconds spreading into the void or room above endangering
both lives and property.
The Astro Lumi Canopy will provide
60 minutes protection by completely containing the fire and smoke within the cover,whilst
at the same time allowing the heat from the light fitting to dissipate through
Fully tested to BS Standard 476 part 20 & 23
The Astro Lumi Canopy also meets the requirements of class 0 materials
60 min rated
Resistant to tear and abrasion
Simple to install
Can be fitted
Suitable for suspended and modular ceilings
Remove from packaging and unfold.
Place over the luminaire fitting and align cable entry with
cable through cable access eyelet as shown.
Secure the Lumi Canopy to ceiling grid with self tapping screws
(provided) by screwing through the canopy and into the bulb of the grid at 80mm
Fold corner tab tightly over grid section and secure.
canopy is now installed
Replace the surrounding tiles and finish installation of luminaire
as recommended by the manufacturer
Astro Lighting Canopies have single or dual cable access, for dual cable access
remove the sealing bolt as shown.
Lumi Canopies are manufactured in the EU, meeting the highest quality standard
in compliance with ISO EN 9001:2000. For fire test certification contact Astroflame
Fireseals technical department.
Passed and certified to BS 476 part 20 & 23 by LPC (Loss
Astro LUMI Canopies should be stored indoors. No shelf life
is giving as the canopies will deteriorate in storage.
part of our policy of ongoing improvements, we reserve the right to modify, alter
or change product specifications without giving notice. Product illustrations
are representations only. All information contained in this document is provided
for guidance only, and as TLC has no control over the installation methods of
the products, or of the prevailing site conditions, no warranties expressed or
implied are intended to be given as to the actual performance of the products
mentioned or referred to, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for any
loss, damage or injury arising from the use of the information given of products
mentioned or referred to herein.
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