The use of Cable Baskets is on the increase as the amount of cabling within buildings continues to grow. They are intended for use where a cable basket passes through a fire rated wall. The sleeve reinstates the fire rating of the wall which would otherwise be degraded. The compressible and fully intumescent material provides an effective fire and acoustic seal around both the cables and the cable basket itself. In the event of a fire, the advanced cable basket sleeve will expand with the heat, closing off any holes or gaps to the fire for at least 2 hours.
The Cable Basket Fire Sleeves are currently available in the following nominal sizes: