Gerco-Fas News Blog

Fire Test: Performance of Fire Walls with Penetration Seals

A Fire Test carried out by Gerco-Fas to determine the performance of Fire Walls with Penetration Seals Context All Passive Fire Protection products that have a function to protect from fire, require to be tested to ensure they are fit for purpose. This fire test...

What is Passive Fire Protection?

What is Passive Fire Protection? This is a helpful overview of Passive Fire Protection and what is involved in a highly complex subject. What is Passive Fire Protection? The primary function of Passive Fire Protection (PFP) acting in concert with active systems such...

Gerco-Fas Latest Projects UK and Western Europe

The latest Gerco-Fas video covers many of the current project locations around the UK and Western Europe. The company is currently working on many Passive Fire Protection projects including data centres, public sector, pharmaceutical plant and government projects. The...

The Launch of a New Gerco-Fas GmbH Swiss Website

Gerco-Fas is proud to announce the launch of its new Swiss website. Gerco-Fas GmbH, located in Geneva. This is a sister company of Gerco-Fas UK and Gerco-Fas in Denmark, Gerco-Fas ApS. Having enjoyed much success in the Canton of Solothurn region, we look forward to...

Gerco-Fas Safety Award Announcement

As well as an excellent testimonial from Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd. "We presented our May 2018 Safety Award of £50 in vouchers to Fire Sealer, Eck Morhulec who works for Gerco (Subcontractor to O’Turner Internal Cladding). Eck has generally worked alone installing fire...

5 Issues to Consider When Firestopping in Residential Tower Blocks

Firestopping projects are normally carried out during power upgrade works in tower blocks. Typical projects of this nature are derived from power, cable, satellite and air conditioning upgrades. Choose the correct Firestopping company for your high-rise project, and...

How to Select a Passive Fire Protection Sub-Contractor

Choosing the right Passive Fire Sub-contractor is crucial to the success of any construction project. Choose the correct passive fire protection sub-contractor and you will have peace of mind that this part of your build process will be completely taken care of,...

Gerco-Fas Has A Sister Company

Due to our increased European Market Share here at Gerco-Fas we've taken the bold move to form our Swiss Sister Company Gerco-Fas GmbH. Recently established we've already procured a lucrative contract to undertake the installation of Firestopping Systems to a large...