Marino\WARE Fire Bead is a composite fire rated wall mount deflection bead that provides 1 and 2 hour fire-ratings in lieu of fire sealant for both dynamic and static joints according toUL-2079 5th Edition (for both standard walls and shaft walls) and is sound tested according to ASTM E90.

Fire Bead provides Both 1 and 2 hour fire ratings.

  • The 1-hour profile has a 1/2” gasket with a 5/8” flexible horizontal return leg.
  • The 2-hour profile has a 1/2” gasket with a 1-1/4” flexible horizontal return leg.
  • Provides an L-rating less than 1 CFM/Lin Ft for ambient and 400 degrees F.

Fire Bead is installed fully cured, is not affected by water or moisture and has no temperature restrictions for installation.

Fire Bead has 2 separate compressible sealing points, one against the concrete deck and one against the framing member to prevent sound flanking.

Fire Bead has a pink perforated mud leg to indicate to the installer and inspector that the vinyl accessory is fire rated.

Fire Bead will stay flexible for the life of the assembly.

Fire Bead comes in 10’ lengths with a 5/16” tear off leg that acts as a guide to apply joint compound with-out masking off adjoining surfaces.

  • UL listings/approvals: HW-D-0624; HW-D-0625; HW-D-0554; HW-D-0550; BW-S-0024; WW-D-0104.
  • Patent pending.