White paper: Fire safe aluminium structures
The regulations for the fire protection of aluminium structures, including their impact on the comparison with similar steel structures.
In this white paper, you will get an overview of regulations applicable to aluminium structures that need to be fire-protected, as well as the procedures and criteria according to which such structures need to be tested.
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You will also learn that the material behavior of aluminium is well known and as a result, that structures in aluminium can be designed and effectively protected against fire. A wide variety of proven and certified materials are available. Even with additional fire protection, aluminium can achieve considerable weight savings compared with steel.