Posts by Rf-Technologies

Prevention of smoke spread: consequences for ventilation and fire dampers

Industry News
Together with BBN (Brandveilig Bouwen Nederland), a Dutch expert association aiming to improve the fire safety of buildings, Rf-Technologies published a white paper that takes a closer look at the new requirements with regard to the prevention of smoke spread and the consequences for ventilation and fire dampers in particular.…

SC-S, a new lightweight fire damper cartridge for suspended ceilings

Product News
Rf-t recently launched the SC-S, a circular fire damper cartridge suitable for installation in a fire-resistant suspended ceiling. It is a unique product that has been successfully tested (according to EN 1366-2 standard) in suspended ceilings with a fire resistance of 30 and 60 minutes (certified according to EN 1364-2), for ceilings…

Hygiene tested and certified fire dampers

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More than anywhere else, ventilation and air conditioning systems in hospitals and other highly sensitive areas of health care, need to meet critical hygiene and safety requirements. Since every component in the HVAC system needs to comply to these stringent requirements, Rf-Technologies has a range of tested and certified fire dampers…

ZENiX bus communication: reliable and cost-efficient

Product News
Like all building automation systems, the ZENiX system relies on bus communication. The bus line is the physical connection between all devices and the master controller. The ZENiX system distinguishes itself from the competition by its simplicity, reliability, intelligence, and cost efficiency. Replacing hard-wired systems by bus-based communication in a…

Factory of the Future Roadshow 2021

Company News
Agoria has set up a Roadshow for 2021 where a number of Factory of the Future winners explain their transformation approach. Together with companies such as Duracell, Van Hoecke, Borit, Materialize and ED&A, Rf-Technologies will host the sessions of the Roadshow ‘Digital Factory’ in April and May 2021. On February…

Avantage MP, the state-of-the art reference in smoke control shutters

Product News
Rf-Technologies has launched a new motorized version of the Avantage smoke control shutter, bringing the product to the same state of technology as the Kamouflage MP. The very successful Kamouflage has, since its launch in 2019, set new benchmarks in its product category. The Avantage MP builds on this success…

ZENiX-100 master: a versatile controller

Product News
The ZENiX-100 controller is at the very heart of the ZENiX system: it monitors and controls all fire and smoke control dampers and shutters, manages all inputs and outputs as well as all participants in the network. The programming and operation software are embarked in the ZENiX-100. At the heart…

Launching our new BIM object library

Product News
Continuing our engagement to go that ‘extra mile’ for our customers, Rf-Technologies has launched a new BIM object library. This comprehensive library embeds key product and asset data and 3D models for a large range of fire dampers, butterfly dampers, smoke control dampers and shutters. With an increasing number of…

Markage MB, a versatile and highly capable Multi MA smoke control damper

Product News
The MARKAGE MB is a CE certified smoke control damper, designed to bring the most elevated manual activation (MA) performance & functionality, qualified for multi-compartment applications. The Markage MB’s highest classification equals EI 120 (vedw hodw i<->o)S 1500 C10.000 MA MULTI. Next to its life saving function, the Markage MB has been…

MG-U. A new U/U fire-resistant collar designed for cost-efficiency

Product News
MG-U is our built-in fire-resistant collar with U/U classification. It’s a flexible and aesthetic solution for all applications (U/U, U/C, C/U & C/C) and available for a large range of plastic pipes & diameters. MG-U is the latest product in our current range of fire-resistant collars. Thanks to a revolutionary…

Putting sandwich panels to the test

Product News
Being a crucial part of the combined solution delivered by Hilti, Paroc Panel System and Rf-Technologies, a large 3 by 2m setup of multiple CU2 fire dampers in Paroc sandwich panels has been tested at the Warringtonfire test lab in Ghent. Per EN1366-2, the European test standard for fire dampers,…

Kamouflage. A perfect combination of function and design

Product News
Awarded by the French Institute of Design, the Kamouflage shutter is a unique product that combines design and functionality, and fits discreetly into any wall thanks to a minimalist facade. The front plate and the aluminum profile of this smoke control shutter can be covered, making the shutter invisible in…

MG-U collar allows super quick and easy installation with regular PUR foam

Product News
Rf-Technologies recently launched the new MG-U fire collar with uncapped/uncapped (U/U) classification and a unique design offering many advantages for installers. Like all fire protection products, collars are subjected to strict testing. The latest European test standards specify that only collars tested according to EN 1366-3 can be approved for…

White paper on the classification criteria for Smoke Control Dampers

Product News
This whitepaper explains how to read and understand the terminology of classification criteria for smoke control dampers. What is the meaning and use of all the orientation and installation suffixes, and what is the difference between ‘vew‘-classification and ‘ved‘-classified Smoke Control Dampers (SCD’s) in builders work ducts. The set of…

BIM files Kamouflage and Avantage available on MEPcontent

Product News
The BIM files for the Kamouflage and Avantage smoke shutters are now also available on the dedicated Rf-Technologies MEPcontent page. Smoke shutters of the Kamouflage series have an aesthetic finish as well as a high air-tightness and thermal and acoustic insulation. Its plasterboard panel replaces the finishing grill and enables…

Kamouflage product range extended with motorized version ME

Product News
Our Kamouflage smoke control shutter now has a motorized version (Kamouflage ME), allowing the shutter to be reset remotely. The main benefit is that operating tests can be simplified and executed in a very efficient way. The Kamouflage product range  distinguished by its aesthetic finish, its air tightness and its…

BIM and fire safety: raising the bar for quality

Industry News
Quality in fire safety is a concern in Europe after the Grenfell Tower fire in London, UK. Building information modelling (BIM) has been highlighted as a promising area to address some of these issues, for example by ensuring audit trails and the golden tread of information throughout a project. Correct…

The new VRE smoke control damper

Product News
The new VRE is a circular E600 single compartment smoke control damper with a fire resistance of 60 and 120 minutes, available in diameters from 100 to 630 mm. The VRE damper is suitable for remote-mounting and available in a “C10.000” or “Cmod” version for combination with comfort ventilation or…

FeuerTrutz 2021. Wir sind dabei!

Industry News
FeuerTrutz is Europe’s first trade fair and congress that combines solutions in passive, active and organizational fire protection. At this event in Nuremberg Germany, planners, official experts, architects, building engineers, staff from official agencies and fire prevention authorities, and fire officers can obtain specific information and discuss innovative solutions and…

COVID-19 guidance for HVAC industry

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COVID-19: Practical measures on the use of HVAC installations in non-residential buildings In the context of COVID-19, many companies are dealing with questions about the use of HVAC installations in non-residential buildings. Together with the experts from Agoria’s HVAC group of companies, Agoria has developed a number of very concrete…

CR60 fire damper sets a new benchmark

Product News
The CR60 is a very light and versatile circular fire damper that sets a new benchmark in its category. Designed to perform, the CR60 allows an optimal free air passage and acoustic performance. A minimal pressure loss is guaranteed thanks to the thin blade, the fusible link aligned with the…

ISH 2021 exhibition goes digital

Industry News
As the world’s leading trade fair focusing on the responsible management of water and energy in buildings, ISH welcomes the entire sector: sanitation, heating and air-conditioning installers and industry, system planners and engineers, wholesalers and retailers, architects, interior architects, designers, construction and housing industry, investors and local authorities. Over 2,500…

About Rf-Technologies

Company News
At Rf-Technologies, we design innovative solutions that provide our customers with efficient passive fire protection. Our focus on a specialised range allows us to provide our customers with cutting-edge solutions for passive fire protection. Truly European Our compartmentation and smoke control products guarantee the safety of commercial and institutional buildings…

Factories of the Future: 12 use cases

Company News
How can a production company arm itself for the challenges ahead? How are other companies tackling this issue and who is taking the lead in Belgium? Discover in Agoria’s Inspiration Book ‘Factories of the Future: 12 use cases’ which levers the 2019 Factory of the Future Award winners use to…
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