AIM Cable Port

AIM Cable port is a tested and certified solution for running communication cables through AIM fire barriers used under raised access floors or through partition heads. This product is installed without the need for mastics or sealants and may be installed retrospectively.

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Specification

  • Supplied in 100mm lengths
  • One size suits all fire barrier widths and fire ratings
  • Tested to BS EN 1366-3
  • Assessed to BS 476 Part 20
  • Up to 5 cables per port
  • Maximum cable diameter: 6.7mm

 

Application

  • AIM Raised Access Floor Fire Barrier
  • AIM Partition Head Barrier
  • CAT5 Cables
  • CAT5E Cables
  • PVC Telecom Cables

Fire Performance

The fire performance of the Cable Port is dependent on the fire rating provided from the barrier itself:

30 minute barriers:
The Cable Port will provide 30 minutes insulation and 30 minutes integrity

60 minute barriers:
The Cable Port will provide 30 minutes insulation and 60 minutes integrity

120 minute barriers:
The Cable Port will provide 30 minutes insulation and 120 minutes integrity

Installation

  • Cut a 52mm diameter hole in the barrier
  • Insert the Cable Port into the fire barrier
  • Affix warning labels to either side of the port
  • Push up to 5 cables through the pre-cut slit in the Cable Port
  • Cables should be supported unless the Cable Port is mounted within 150mm of the supporting structure

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