T-Barrier Metal Frame

Fire product

ARC T-Barrier Metal Frame

  • Up to 4 hours fire integrity
  • 3-piece system fire stops at the junction between the party wall and external wall
  • Excellent acoustic properties
  • Up to 150mm external cavity width
  • Polythene encapsulated for on-site protection


ARC T-Barrier Metal Frame is a 3-piece system that fits into and around the metal ‘C’ sections to offer up to 4 hours fire integrity in a metal frame construction where the external leaf is brickwork.

Key Stats

Third-party certification Chiltern International Fire IF12020
Insulation Non-combustible rockfibre mineral wool
Thermal conductivity 0.037W/mK
Fire rating Up to 4 hours
Test standard BS 476: Part 20: 1987 and BSEN 1366-4: 2006
Cosntruction type Metal frame

Frequently asked questions about this product

What cavity widths is T-Barrier Metal Frame suitable for?

ARC T-Barrier for Metal Frame can be manufactured to suit a variety of cavity widths up to a maximum of 150mm. It is important to note that the size of infills and stalk of the T cannot be changed – the dimensions are detailed on the product datasheet and should be incorporated in to your design.

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