Pacific PFW30 Fuego-Light Steel Fire Window -/30/30
The Pacific Forster FuegoLight -/30/30 is a fixed glazing, steel framed fire rated window. It provides 30 minutes of integrity and 30 minutes of insulation.
The thickness of the window frame is 65 mm with an approximate glazed weight of 78 kg/m2
This is a double glazed window especially suited to exterior applications where increased thermal insulation is required.
|Glazing Type||Maximum Glazed Area||Max Height (mm)||Max Width (mm)||Frame Type||Fire Rating|
|Pyrobel 16 DGU||3.86 m2||1376||2811||√||-/30/30|
- Sizes noted above are the clear view.
The maximum allowed clear view is 1376 mm High x 2811 mm Wide. Two vertical lights can be used in a single frame by the inclusion of a transom at mid-height. Maximum allowed total frame height is 2982 mm.
This window has not been acoustic tested.
Standard preparation for interior use is powder coating.
Standard preparation for exterior use is sandblasting followed by zinc arc spray (15 year weatherability grade) to frame.
Unit can be delivered with a powder coat finish or primed ready to paint.
The window is tested to AS/NZS 4284:2008 – “Testing of building facades” and complies with requirements of NZS 4211:2008 – “Specification for performance of windows” up to and including the Extra High Wind Zone.
Frame Types & Profiles
The frame is made from 1.5 mm cold formed steel box sections packed with a ceramic fibre board.
The Pacific PFW30 is suitable for installation in timber stud, steel stud and masonry walls.
The standard installation method for steel or timber stud walls is by 12g screws at max. 450 mm centres.
The standard for Masonry installation is M8 Excalibur screwbolts (or similar) at max. 450 mm centres. No fasteners are exposed to weather or exterior face.
The glazing used in this window has a thermal insulation rating (R-value) of 0.37 Km2/W
Technical Compliance Statement
The Pacific PFW30 fire window complies with the requirements of NZS 4232.2 Fire-resisting glazing systems when installed in accordance with Pacific Doors’ Installation Instructions into a complying fire-resistant wall.
NZS 4232.2 is referenced in the New Zealand Building Code Acceptable Solutions (Definitions)
Pacific PFW30 fire windows have been successfully fire-tested in accordance with AS1530.4 or BS476, as referenced in NZS 4232 and in Appendix C 5.1.1.
The fire resistance achieved by the Pacific Forster FuegoLight -/30/30 was FRR -/30/30
The Pacific PFW30 fire window will satisfy the requirements of NZBC, B2 “Durability” under conditions of use, installation and maintenance specified by Pacific Doors, or specific contractual guarantees, whichever are overriding.