The FCIA Firestop Manual of Practice (MOP) has resources for use by all in the industry.
Below you will find additional technical resources for the industry. Follow the links to read the document online or download in MS Word format.
FCIA Standard Answer Series, Technical Resources from the FCIA Firestop Manual of Practice, and More…
Technical Info – General Firestopping
NEW UL Continuity Joint Numbering System, September 2021
NEW UL Firestop Numbering System, September 2021
NEW UL Joint Numbering System, September 2021
Firestop Contractor Program Going Strong, May 2018
Gypsum Association Recommendations for Assessing, Repairing Gypsum Boards and Panels, June 2015
UL 2015 Guide Information – Penetration Firestops
UL 2015 Guide Information – Perimeter Fire Containment
UL 1479 Standard revision effective 9/20/07
FCIA Standard Answers to Common Questions Document 1 – Equal F & T Ratings, December 2004
FCIA Standard Answers to Common Questions UL’s New “W” and “L” Ratings, December, 2004
IBC 2012 Inspection Requirements – Check Out FCIA’s Webinars for info.
IFC Recommended Guidelines for Inspection of Firestopping
IFC Recommended Guidelines for Performing Destructive Testing of Firestopping
UL Firestop Sealant Shrinkage Evaluation Option, March 2011
Cooper Development Association & Sealants – FCIA recommends that Firestop Contractors seek manufacturer statements of compatibility when using firestop sealants around copper piping.
Incompatible Products – Lubrizon for Flowguard, Blazemaster or Corzan CPVC Pipe – FCIA recommends that Firestop Contractors consult this list to verify compatibility of products when working with these types of piping systems.