Aire Technologies

FAQs

Listed below are some frequently asked questions and answers about Aire Technologies, Inc. products.
If your question is not listed below, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Q: What is an assembly?

Q: What is a ceiling radiation damper?

Q: Can I use ceiling radiation dampers in the floor if it is a membrane penetration and not a through penetration?

Q: What damper do I use if the plans specify a 2 hour rated fire partition?

Q: What damper do I use if the plans specify a 4 hour rated fire partition?

Q: What is a fusible link? (Mechanical fusible link)

Q: The painting contractor has covered the fusible links with overspray, & the inspector is denying acceptance – what should we do?

Q: What is a fire rated partition or barrier?

Q: What type of Ceiling Radiation Damper/enclosure should I use in a ceiling with multiple layers of sheetrock?

Q: What is the purpose or intended use of a Fire Damper?

Q: What is the purpose or intended use of a Combination Fire/Smoke Damper?

Q: What is the purpose or intended use of a Smoke Damper?

Q: Do you have an O & M manual?

Q: Do you have low height clearance ceiling dampers?

Q:  Can UL Classified Fire Dampers be field modified?

Q:  Why do I need an access door when I install a Fire Damper?

Q:  What is break-away connection?

Q:  What are the guidelines for use of caulking with Fire Dampers or Ceiling Radiation Dampers?

Q: When should I use a thin (Thinline) 2” profile Fire Damper instead of a Standard 4” profile Fire Damper?

Q: Can I wire a Smoke Damper or Combination Fire & Smoke Damper to an area smoke detector instead of a duct smoke detector?