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Step-by-Step Test of Lloyds Fire and Smoke Dampers

Advancements in Fire/Smoke Damper Testing

Setting New Standards in Fire Safety

Lloyd Industries and Lloyd Asia’s rigorous testing of a 106″ x 80″ (2706 mm x 2036 mm) fire and smoke damper at Branz Labs in Wellington, New Zealand, showcases our commitment to product excellence.

Pioneering Fire and Smoke Damper Technology

Our dedication to pushing the boundaries of fire/smoke damper technology remains unwavering. The testing of a substantial 106″ x 80″ fire/smoke damper is not just a testament to our commitment to product excellence, but it also represents a pivotal step forward in the realm of fire safety. By conforming to the exacting standards of BS 476 Part 20, we demonstrate our unwavering focus on quality, reliability, and safety. This 4-hour horizontal test marks an advancement in our capabilities, enabling us to offer even more comprehensive fire/smoke damper solutions for structures of varying sizes and complexities.

Tailored Solutions for Unique Projects

The inclusion of larger sizes in both horizontal and vertical applications in our testing regime showcases our commitment to addressing the evolving needs of our clients. We understand that each project is unique, and our fire/smoke dampers should be adaptable to meet those specific requirements. Our aim is to provide architects, engineers, and building owners with the confidence that they have access to cutting-edge fire/smoke damper solutions that can effectively combat the spread of fire and smoke in even the most challenging environments.

Ensuring Compliance and Safety

As a result of our unwavering dedication to innovation and rigorous testing, Lloyd Industries and Lloyd Asia proudly ensure that our fire/smoke dampers consistently adhere to the highest industry standards. These dampers not only meet those standards but also set new benchmarks for performance and reliability. With our fire/smoke damper solutions, structures worldwide can enjoy an additional layer of protection, significantly reducing the risk of fire and smoke propagation, and, most importantly, safeguarding the lives and property they house.


Here we are at the start of the test
1. Here we are at the Start of the Test


2. One Hour into the Test. The Fire Smoke Damper Blades are Sealed Tight
2. One Hour into the Test. The Fire Smoke Damper Blades are Sealed Tight


3. Half Way Through the Test...
3. Half Way Through the Test…


4. Three Hours Down, One More to Go
4. Three Hours Down, One More to Go


5. Four Hours Complete!
5. Four Hours Complete!


Testing has been successful, and we have been approved for larger-size Fire Smoke Dampers. If you’re ready to enhance the fire safety of your projects with industry-leading fire/smoke dampers, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Contact Lloyd Industries today to discuss your specific needs and take advantage of our innovative and rigorously tested fire/smoke damper solutions. Your safety and the protection of your structures are our top priorities.

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