Aico Firecap Insert for 47mm Double Box to Reinstate Fire, Acoustic, and Air Barrier

Model No. AFC2 by: Aico.
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This is the Aico Firecap AFC2 switch and socket insert for a double 47mm back box (metal or plastic) to reinstate fire and sound barriers. It fits inside the switch/socket boxes to reinstate fire, acoustic, and air leakage, thus minimising the heat loss and air leakage into the wall cavity; also, it seals the hole left after installation. 

  • Using these inserts (which are easy to install) means you no longer need to use expensive plasterboard lining or putty pads. 
  • Type: Firecap Switch & Socket Insert
  • Function: reinstates fire and sound barriers. It provides a fire, acoustic and air leakage barrier.
  • Fire rating: 2 Hour Fire Rated
  • Installation: it is easy to install – no screws, fixing or assembly required
  • Suitability: it is suitable for metal & plastic boxes
  • Model: AFC2 for double 47mm back boxes. 

Aico Firecap Socket/Switch Box Inserts have been successfully tested as follows:

  • Fire Testing
    Fire tested to BS EN 1364-1 and to the principles of BS EN 1363-1:1999
    Constructions covered: Plasterboard partition
    Duration of effective protection: 2 hour integrity and insulation
    Test Report no’s. Chilt/RF08071 AR1 & Chilt/|IF08039
  • Acoustic Testing
    Acoustically tested under UKAS conditions at BRE Laboratories in accordance with BS EN ISO 140-3:1995  and BS EN ISO 717-1:1997
    Test Report No: 247-373
  • Air tightness Testing
    Tested to BS EN 1026:2000 over a pressure range of 2-50 Pa
  • Robust Detail Approved
    Permitted for use in Robust Detail Timber and Metal frame walls


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