Fire-resistant loft ladder range from DOLLE REI 45 complies with EN 13501-2 compliant manufactured to the highest standard for our UK customers.
DOLLE REI 45 has a fire resistance of 45 minutes and complies with EN 13501-2. The loft ladders replace the BD 30 loft ladders from DOLLE. The trapdoor is insulated with 50 mm rockwool plate, which is made of non-combustible, moisture and water-repellent Rockwool stone wool. The trapdoor has a nice finish in white HDF plate with hidden hinges and has high quality lock.
DOLLE REI 45 Loft ladder is made in a solid quality of pine with 12 non-slip beech treads with black non-slip plastic feet to protect the flooring. The 19 cm high casing comes with sealing strips to prevent heat loss. The wooden ladder is easy to operate, high quality, stable and easy to use.
It’s important that a house is built so that the structure is protected for a short time in the case of a fire. Therefore, the building regulations set several requirements regarding the fire resistance on constructions parts in a building or house. This includes a standard for loft ladders. Therefore, we test our fire-resistant loft ladder program according to the highest demands in Europe and they comply to EN 13501-2. DOLLE REI 45 has a fire resistance of 45 minutes.
A fire-resistant loft ladder is tested in a fire test where the loft ladder is built into a fire chamber and exposed to a real-life fire situation. DOLLE's fire-resistant loft ladders have been tested according to the new common European method for testing fire resistance for building parts REI. The fire-resistant loft ladder from DOLLE REI 45 has been tested at MPA Braunschweig institute in Germany.
The new European fire requirements are described from the loft ladders:
R (resistance) carrying capacity during fire.
E (integrity) ability to keep flames and gases out.
I (insulation) ability to keep warm out.
After the classification, the time period for which the loft ladder can withstand fire is indicated by the DOLLE REI 45 so that the fire-resistant loft ladders are fireproof for 45 minutes.
All loft ladders from DOLLE are tested in accordance with EN 14975.