RFP for application at shipbuilding

The NEW NORMACONNECT® RFP is a retrofittable flame protection housing that has been specially designed for use with all NORMACONNECT® FLEX, GRIP and REP pipe couplings. Its low weight and straightforward design allows quick, easy assembly without any tools and the built-in flame resistant mineral fibre mat provides a premium level of flame protection.

The new Retrofit Flame Protection (RFP) housing has been extensively tested and is approved by Germanischer Lloyd. Approvals are also underway with Bureau Veritas, American Bureau of Shipping, Det Norske Veritas, Lloyd’s Register RINA, Korean Register of Shipping, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Polski Rejestr Statkon and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai / Class NK.


  • Flame resistant up to 850°C
  • Retrofittable  
  • Easy assembly without tooling
  • Low weight
  • Meets IACS requirements
  • No chemicals in flame protection mat
  • High flexibility
  • Clear identification whether coupling is flame protected or not
  • Mechanical stress resistant
  • Less warehousing costs