“The process was like a mini ISO9000 certification and really got us thinking on how best to manufacture and install our fire ports,” said Brian Ross, General Manager of Specialty Cinema.
Singapore and Melbourne (PRWEB) February 07, 2012
After a detailed review of manufacturing processes, materials selection and quality control systems, Exova Warringtonfire recently certified the STS300 Series of fire-rated projection ports and fire shutters produced by Specialty Group Pty Ltd in Melbourne, Australia under the Cinema Cinema brand as complying with the Singapore Product Listing Scheme (PLS).
“The process was like a mini ISO 9000 certification and really got us thinking on how best to manufacture and install our fire ports,” said Brian Ross, General Manager of Specialty Cinema.
STS300 Series fire-rated projection ports are used widely today in the cinema industry in Australia, Asia and the Middle East and are often required by law to separate a cinema projection room or bio box from the public auditorium.
The purpose of the device, which rapidly closes at the first sign of any fire, is to keep flame and smoke from spreading in the event of a fire in the projection room. The closing of the shutter can be controlled either by a thermal fuse which trips in the presence of heat from the fire, or by a magnetic release mechanism controlled by the building’s central fire control and management system.
The STS300 Series is currently certified under the following fire safely regimes:
Australia: AS1530.4.2005 & AS1905.2.2005
Singapore PLS certification: SS489:2001
United Kingdom: BS476-22:198
About Specialty Cinema: Specialy Cinema is the cinema fit-out, services, and equipment division of Specialty Group Pty Ltd. Specialty Cinema is the “Exhibitor’s Choice” for cinema screens, frames, maskings, seating and safety equipment for cinema operators around Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.
About Specialty Group Pty Ltd: Since 1969, Specialty Group has been providing theatre, stage and cinema equipment and services to the performing arts and cinema exhibition industries in Australia, New Zealand and 28 countries around the world. Specialty Group operates under the Specialty Theatre (http://www.specialtytheatre.com) and Specialty Cinema (http://www.specialtycinema.com) brand names.
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