Grease Duct Access Door: The Difference Between a Safe and Unsafe Business

Date: August 24, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

Whether you have an existing kitchen or plan to build or remodel one, make sure you take every safety precaution possible. The simple decision of choosing an exhaust system with a listed grease duct access door could be enough to save your business and possibly, human lives. Commercial kitchen fires are all too common, with more than 60 percent started by the buildup of grease or fat dripping onto a heat source. This is why companies that manufacture passive fire protection systems must...

Which is Better: A Fire Barrier vs. Firewall

Date: August 10, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

When it comes to passive fire protection, there are many different systems. Although they all work to prevent the spread of a fire, they have characteristics that make them unique. For your business, you need to know which option is required, a fire barrier vs firewall. Keep in mind when you select a system from a reputable company, you will have tremendous support in choosing the appropriate solution based on your specific needs. Fire Barrier In simple terms, a fire-resistant barrier...

What is DuraWall and Why is it so Important for Businesses?

Date: July 18, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Panels

From 2005 to 2015, the number of commercial fires decreased by roughly 300,000. Although there are a variety of reasons for this, one is the advancement in passive fire protection systems like DuraWall. In addition to an almost 20 percent drop in commercial fires, systems like this have helped lower the number of deaths and injuries by 3 and 8 percent, respectively. While DuraWall panels are beneficial to any company, they are especially vital for industries that deal with potentially...

DuraSteel– Enhance Your Fire Protection System

Date: July 6, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Fire Resistant Boards

Are you looking for a way to increase your existing passive fire protection system with something rated for both blast and fire, designed specifically for enclosures, ceilings, walls, barriers, and ducts? One company has an innovative solution called DuraSteel. When used in conjunction with its other passive fire protection systems, this unique board provides fire protection for up to six hours. In addition, it offers up to 2.3 bar or 33 psi blast protection. Without the proper system, a...

Prevent a Transformer Fire from Damaging or Destroying Your Business

Date: June 18, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers

If you have ever seen a transformer fire, not one that ruptures, but an actual fire, you understand how quick it can cause complete destruction to adjacent transformers, as well as buildings nearby. For full protection of your business, consider the installation of a fire and ballistic barrier before it is too late. Thanks to one company’s innovation, you have several viable options for transformer fire protection. Obviously, a representative would help you determine the right type of...


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