Kolbi Firewall Signs are compliant with IBC 703.7 2018 (see below for details) and are the best option for quickly identifying the fire and/or smoke rating of a wall in an emergency. Customize signs by adding other important information, such as the installing contractor, and the building engineer’s contact information. This information is critical when retrofitting work needs to be done.
Standard Vinyl: A non-reflective material that is waterproof and has a strong adhesive backing. Our most economical option.
Engineer Grade Reflective Vinyl: A reflective and waterproof material with a strong adhesive backing. Our most recommended sign Reflective firewall signs are easier for emergency personnel to spot and read, since they are usually located in dark areas.
International Building Code (IBC) 703.7 2018
703.7 Marking and identification. Where there is an accessible
concealed floor, floor-ceiling or attic space, firewalls,
fire barriers, fire partitions, smoke barriers and, smoke partitions
or any other wall required to have protected openings or
penetrations shall be effectively and permanently identified
with signs or stenciling in the concealed space. Such identification
Be located within 15 feet (4572 mm) of the end of each
wall and at intervals not exceeding 30 feet (9144 mm)
measured horizontally along the wall or partition.
Include lettering not less than 3 inches (76 mm) in
height with a minimum 3/8-inch (9.5 mm) stroke in a
contrasting color incorporating the suggested wording,
“FIRE AND/OR SMOKE BARRIER—PROTECT
ALL OPENINGS,” or other wording.
[IBC 2018, 703,7]