Designs, Inc. Fireproof Enclosures™ are designed to maintain
electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment fully
operational in a 2000°F hydrocarbon fire as defined by API
2218 in accordance with UL 1709 Rapid Rise Fire Tests of
Protection Materials for Structural Steel. Available in many
sizes with fire protection capability of either 30 minutes or
1 hour (2” or 4”)
Fireproof Enclosure™ construction shall be of 304 stainless
steel framing, with welded joints, and 1” x 1” (30 minute
fireproofing) or 2” x 2” (1 hour fireproofing) step joint
flanges on panel mating surfaces and access doors.
Fireproofing will be provided by alumina ceramic fibers molded
into the stainless steel frames in a wet slurry vacuum molding
All internal and external surfaces of the panels will be
sealed with an epoxy sealer.
All external surfaces will be protected from the environment
by 35-42 mil (DFT) of UV inhibited, aliphatic polyurethane
Enclosures shall provide access for controls
Preferred method is via hinged, access doors.
Where possible, hand wheels and declutch mechanisms shall be
extended through the enclosure wall, enabling operation
without opening the enclosure.
Pushbuttons and local electrical controls may be accessed
via hinged access doors.
Field removable enclosure panels will bolt together, using SS
Support to attach the enclosure to the protected equipment
shall be provided.
All enclosures shall be designed to allow installation on
Construction drawings will be sent for approval.
Installation instructions or drawings shall be sent as
required by the customer.
Adequate materials for sealing of field-made modifications
will be provided.
Fireproof Enclosures™ shall be tagged with the TDI Job Number
Warranty and Service:
Thermal Designs, Inc. warrants the quality of workmanship and
materials to be free of defects for one (1) year after arrival
Approved drawings shall be retained in the vendors job
Replacement panels may be ordered from the drawing, by
The customer or his authorized representative must evaluate
fireproofing needs and requirements.
Include all ancillary equipment critical for the equipment
to properly function in an emergency shutdown activity. This
may include brackets, regulators, limit switches, fireproof
electrical wiring or other components.
The Customer or his authorized representative is responsible
for ensuring the drawings are correct prior to
No Construction will begin until a signed, approved copy of
the drawing is returned to Thermal Designs, Inc. via fax,
postal mail, or e-mail.
Any replacing or rerouting of electrical, pneumatic or
hydraulic lines is the responsibility of the