FIRE & SMOKE BARRIER
PROTECT ALL OPENINGS
Stencil Size: 11" X 35"
Total Lettering Area: 5" X 26"Individual Letter Height: 2"
This stencil has been developed to satisfy the requirement for
identification of rated walls. The FIRE AND SMOKE BARRIER stencil is
laser cut on 10mil gray mylar and meets The National Fire Prevention
Association 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code requirements.
Pursuant to Section 703.7 of the 2015(most current version)
International Building Code, which was adopted in 2015, all marking and
identification of firewalls,
fire barriers, fire partitions, smoke
barriers and smoke partitions or any other wall required to have
protected openings or penetrations shall be effectively
and permanently identified with signs or
stenciling in the concealed space. Such identification shall:
*Expected code update will be in 2018.
- Be located within 15 feet (4572 mm) of the end of
each wall and at intervals not exceeding 30 feet (9144 mm) measured
horizontally along the wall or partition.
- Include lettering not less than 3 inches (76mm) in
height with a minimum 3/8" (9.5mm) stroke in a contrasting color
incorporating the suggested wording “FIRE AND/OR SMOKE BARRIER—PROTECT
ALL OPENINGS” or other wording. or other wording.
As you will see from
the display, All of our signs are in full compliance
with Section 703.7 of the 2015 International Building Code.