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Construction Joints

3M Fire Protection Products for use in dynamic construction joint systems (e.g. head-of-wall, wall-to-wall, bottom-of-wall, perimeter joints) are designed to accommodate various movements induced by thermal differentials, seismicity and wind loads. 3M also has a variety of products which can be used in static joint systems.

In addition to providing up to 4-hour fire protection in tested and listed systems, many 3M products used in fire-resistive joint systems also offer additional protection benefits such as reducing airborne sound transmissions and minimizing air leakage.

3M products for use in dynamic construction joint firestops:

  • Help prevent the spread of fire, smoke and toxic gases
  • Have been tested to ASTM E 1966 (UL 2079) Standard Test Method for Fire Resistive Joint Systems
  • Have tested and listed systems from accredited independent third-party test agencies such as UL, Intertek or Warnock Hersey.
  • Meet the intent of LEED® VOC air quality guidelines.
  • Meet current key life safety building code requirements for commercial construction contained in the International Building Code (IBC)
 

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