Elevator Protection

Elevator shafts are the largest vertical penetration in a building. Smoke Guard  makes flexible containment solutions for building code smoke protection requirements at the elevator opening and surrounding areas. Invented by an architect to specifically prevent smoke migration via the elevator hoistway door, Smoke Guard’s smoke and fire curtains are an ICC approved alternative to a enclosed elevator smoke lobby or shaft pressurization.

Smoke Guard Model 200

Engineered to fit standard elevator openings, the M200 comes in two housing sizes and requires the installation of auxiliary rails (included).

  • Elevator hoistway opening sizes
    42 inches and 48 inches only
  • Ceiling Height
    Up to 10 feet high
  • Unit return sizes
    (projection from wall)
    One inch
  • Housing dimensions
    widths: 55 and 64 inches Height: 10.5 inches Depth: 9 inches (plus return)
  • Unit electronic controls are
    in an electrical box mounted inside the housing
  • No internal emergency power source. Unit is fail safe and will deploy if primary power disrupted for several seconds. Unit can be connected to emergency power.
  • Protection from temporary
    power failures
    by brief delay which avoids nuisance deploys.
  • Screen rewind switch is  located on both sides of curtain
  • Screen deploy switch
    is located on controls inside housing
  • Stainless steel auxiliary rails
    included and required. Rails can be painted in field.

Smoke Guard Model 400

For an accommodating fit, the M400 is available in three housing sizes with or without optional auxiliary rails and automatic housing door retraction, the M400 is available with  custom sized screen that can adhere directly to the elevator door frame.

  • Elevator hoistway opening sizes
    up to five feet wide
  • Ceiling Height
    12 feet high
  • Unit return sizes
    (projection from wall)
    standard returns available: 1/2″, 3/4″, and 1″.
  • Housing dimensions widths: 55 inches, 64 inches, 73 inches. Height: 10.5 inches. Depth: 9 inches (plus return).
  • Unit electronic control
    is electrical box mounted inside the housing
  • No internal emergency power source. Unit is fail safe and will deploy if primary power is disrupted for several seconds. Unit can also be connected to emergency power.
  • Protection from temporary
    power failures
    is a brief delay which avoids nuisance deploys.
  • Screen rewind switch
    is located on both sides of curtain
  • Screen deploy switch
    is located on controls inside housing.
  • Stainless steel auxiliary rails but
    rails are optional, if elevator frame is ferrous and at least 2″ wide. If rails are used, they can be painted to match or left unpainted

Smoke Guard Model 600

With customizable housings for larger dimensions, a battery back up and onboard control unit, the M600 is the most intelligent and adaptable Smoke Guard system.

  • Custom sizes available elevator hoistway opening sizes
  • Ceiling Height
    10 feet high
  • Unit return sizes (projection from wall)
    Standard returns available: 1/2 inch, 3/4 inch and 1 inch. Custom returns available as well
  • Housing dimensions
    lengths: 55, 64, 73 inches and custom
    Height: 9 inches,
    Depth: 11 1/2 inches + return depth (1 inch standard return)
  • Unit electronic control
    is integrated and located in housing of the unit
  • Emergency power source
    is a battery that can power the unit in compliance with the UL 864 standard
  • Emergency power source takes over if AC power is disrupted
  • Screen rewind switch
    is located on both sides of curtain
  • Keyed test deploy switch
    is optional and can be activated from wall switch
  • Stainless steel auxiliary rails
    are optional, if elevator frame is ferrous and at least 2″ wide. If rails are used, they can be painted to match or left unpainted
  • External indicators will display if a fault is detected including; a partial curtain deployment and blinking LED status indicator lights on housing edge to aid building maintenance personnel in quickly diagnosing system faults.

Smoke Guard Model 1500

A smoke containment system for the entire building, the M1500 can cover openings out to twelve feet wide and eleven feet high.

  • Opening sizes
    6′ to 12′ wide
  • Ceiling height
    up to 12 feet high
  • Housing dimensions
    width are custom from 72″ to 144″, are height  7″, 7.25″, housing + 5.25″ battery depth
  • Unit electronic control
    is in electrical box mounted inside the housing
  • Emergency power source
    is a battery that powers the unit for up to ten days
  • Emergency power source takes over if AC power is disrupted
  • Screen rewind switch
    is located on the wall (not the screen)
  • Screen deploy switch
    is mounted on opposing walls

Example of Elevator Protection

 
 
 
 
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