Dura Fire Resistant Duct

DuraBarrier: Transformer Fire Separation Provides Excellent Protection

Date: April 21, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers

Although a sky lit up in blue looks pretty amazing when a transformer blows, this event is quite dangerous. Fortunately, by using a transformer fire separation system, any risk is dramatically decreased. The DuraBarrier system ensures appropriate transformer clearance from a building, thereby protecting the structure itself, other buildings and transformers, and any people inside or within close proximity. This system, which is offered by the industry leader DuraSystems, follows very...

Advantages of Fire Resistant Duct over an Ordinary Duct

Date: April 7, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

Today, an increasing number of businesses are choosing a fire resistant duct over a standard duct. This is not by happenstance but for very good reasons. The name alone, fire rated duct, indicates a much higher level of protection. However, to fully appreciate how fire rated ductwork outperforms standard ductwork, it is important to look at all of the advantages.                                     Materials – To start with, very special materials are used in fire...

A Fire Rated Enclosure: A Guardian Angel to Protecting Your System from the Wrath of Fire

Date: March 17, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Panels

Daily, multiple industries implement various protective systems. Among these, a fire rated enclosure is considered one of the most important. Whether in the form of a fire barrier, or perhaps a multi sided system constructed using a fire rated panel or fire rated board such as a fire rated column enclosure, the goal is to ensure that in the event of a fire, any valuable equipment or structural member is fully protected. However, stopping a fire from spreading also protects the business...

Protect Your Critical Systems with DuraSystems’ Blast Enclosure

Date: March 3, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Enclosures

A blast enclosure, which could also be constructed of blast walls, is perfectly engineered to ensure that your operation has the right amount of protection against destructive blasts. With the appropriate blast enclosure design, your operation will be more efficient and less expensive. In addition, blast walls can be reconfigured according to your specific blast wall design specifications, meaning you are not provided with a cookie-cutter solution that delivers a less-than-desirable outcome....

Will Your Insurance Company Cover Your Substation Transformer Fire?

Date: February 20, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

One of the most important decisions that any business owner makes involves choosing the right insurance coverage. Depending on the carrier, fire insurance may be a standard offering. Especially when dealing with certain risks, such as a substation fire, it is critical that you have the necessary protection. Compared to other types of fires, a transformer fire is considered the most dangerous. In addition to significant damage, there is a major risk of injury and even death, both on- and...

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