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The joint systems shall have a tested rating of not less than that of the required rating for the assembly they are a part of. There are two types of penetration firestopping: This category covers firestop systems, which are specific constructions consisting of a wall or floor assembly, a penetrating item passing through an opening in the wall or floor assembly, and the materials designed to prevent the spread of fire through the openings. There is no movement or activation required. Most manufacturers of firestop systems have developed databases that allow building managers to keep detailed records for the many penetrations and joints that are within their facilities. Ad - Article Continues Below. Fire resistive joint systems protect the joints or spaces installed within or between fire rated assemblies. The firestop system shall have an F-rating equal to or more than the rating of the wall penetrated. Additionally, the substitution or elimination of components required in a system should not be made unless specifically permitted in the individual system or in these general guidelines.