Fire Rated Downlights There are 40 products.

Fire Rated Downlights

When a hole is cut into a ceiling to mount a recessed downlight into, a potential fire hazard is created. Plaster board ceilings (for example) have a natural ability to act as a fire barrier. In any building where people maybe living or inhabiting above, the ceiling below must be fire rated. Fire rated downlights are used to restore the fire integrity of a ceiling.

In the event of a fire, the downlight hole is like a gateway that allows fire to spread through, unchallenged. Once the fire starts to spread through this hole it has direct access to the adjoining structure, usually made from wooden ceiling joists. Fire rated downlights seal off the hole and slow down the spread of fire. Modern fire rated downlights are fitted with an intumescent pad which swells up when it reaches a certain temperature and blocks the spread of fire. The fire then has to find another way around - delaying its progress.

This delay allows occupants to escape the building or ideally allows additional time for the fire to be extinguished. You will notice that some fire rated downlights are rated at 30, 60 or 90 minutes. This rating depends on the structure of the building and more importantly how many floors it has. The top floor of a block of flats for example would require a 90 or possibly 120 minute fire rating, whilst a ceiling in the bottom floor of a house would be 30 or 60 minutes.

If you cut into a ceiling you must restore it to its original condition and not interfere with its natural ability to act as a fire barrier.

  • Aurora 75mm bezel for AU-UNIF851 / AU-UNIF861
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    Aurora 75mm bezel for AU-UNIF851 / AU-UNIF861

    Fixed twist & lock bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    Fixed twist & lock bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    Fixed twist & lock bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

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  • Aurora Fixed Short Universal Fire Rated Downlight
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    Aurora Fixed Short Universal Fire Rated Downlight

    Aurora’s AU-UNIF861 is a universal fire rated fixed downlight that allows the use of halogen, CFL and LED lamps; a GU10 lampholder is fitted and an optional MR16 lampholder included for flexibility of lamp choice Suitabe for LED Lighting

    Aurora’s AU-UNIF861 is a universal fire rated fixed downlight that allows the use of...

    Aurora’s AU-UNIF861 is a universal fire rated fixed downlight that allows the use of halogen, CFL and LED lamps; a GU10 lampholder is fitted and an optional MR16 lampholder...

    £ 6.52

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  • Aurora Adjustable Short Universal Fire Rated Downlight
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    Aurora Adjustable Short Universal Fire Rated Downlight

    Aurora’s AU- UNIF862 is a universal fire rated adjustable downlight that allows the use of halogen, CFL and LED lamps; a GU10 lampholder is fitted and an optional MR16 lampholder included for flexibility of lamp choice

    Aurora’s AU- UNIF862 is a universal fire rated adjustable downlight that allows the use...

    Aurora’s AU- UNIF862 is a universal fire rated adjustable downlight that allows the use of halogen, CFL and LED lamps; a GU10 lampholder is fitted and an optional MR16...

    £ 6.92

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  • Aurora IP65 Short Universal Fire Rated Downlight
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    Aurora IP65 Short Universal Fire Rated Downlight

    Aurora’s AU-UNIF863 is a universal IP65 & fire rated downlight that allows the use of halogen, CFL and LED lamps; a GU10 lampholder is fitted and an optional MR16 lampholder included for flexibility of lamp choice

    Aurora’s AU-UNIF863 is a universal IP65 & fire rated downlight that allows the use...

    Aurora’s AU-UNIF863 is a universal IP65 & fire rated downlight that allows the use of halogen, CFL and LED lamps; a GU10 lampholder is fitted and an optional MR16 lampholder...

    £ 9.32

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  • Aurora 72mm Bezel for AU-UNIF853 / AU-UNIF863
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    Aurora 72mm Bezel for AU-UNIF853 / AU-UNIF863

    IP65 bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    IP65 bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    IP65 bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    £ 3.06

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  • Aurora 90mm Bezel for AU-UNIF852 / AU-UNIF862
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    Aurora 90mm Bezel for AU-UNIF852 / AU-UNIF862

    Adjustable twist & lock bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    Adjustable twist & lock bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    Adjustable twist & lock bezel for Universal Fire Rated Downlights.

    £ 3.99

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  • Aurora Enlite FD101W Fixed Fire-Rated Acoustic Downlight White
    £ 3.85

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  • Aurora Enlite FD101PC Fixed Fire-Rated Acoustic Downlight Polished Chrome
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    Aurora Enlite FD101PC Fixed Fire-Rated Acoustic Downlight Polished Chrome

    LED GU10 Compatible

    LED GU10 Compatible

    LED GU10 Compatible

    £ 4.15

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  • Aurora Enlite FD101SN Fixed Fire-Rated Acoustic Downlight Satin Nickel
    £ 4.15

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  • Aurora Enlite FD103W IP65 Bathroom Acoustic Fire-Rated Downlight
    £ 4.95

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  • Aurora Enlite FD103PC IP65 Bathroom Acoustic Fire-Rated Downlight
    £ 5.45

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  • Aurora Enlite FD103SN IP65 Bathroom Acoustic Fire-Rated Downlight
    £ 5.45

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