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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...

Passive Fire Protection: An Important Part of Any Fire Safety Strategy

Date: November 21, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

When devising a fire safety strategy for your business, it is essential to include passive fire protection. Unfortunately, some people overlook the value of passive fire resistance only to later regret their decision. To fully protect your structure, interior possessions, and of course, human life, you need to consider different passive fire protection products, ultimately choosing what works best for your specific situation; after all, not every business has the same needs. As a prime...

Blast Wall: Providing Ultimate Fire Protection to Your Property

Date: November 14, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

Just as the name implies, a blast wall is a type of fire and blast protection wall designed to protect vulnerable buildings and structures. If a nearby explosion occurs, not only is the physical structure protected, but most importantly, so are the humans inside. While some blasts are accidental, such as those caused by an industrial incident, others, like acts of terrorism, are malicious. A fire and blast protection wall is the ideal solution to protect your business and workers. Although...

The Ultimate Fire Protection with Fire Resistant Board

Date: September 4, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

Having appropriate fire protection in the workplace is critical. To better understand why, consider that in 2015, close to 114,000 non-residential fires occurred in the United States alone. Not only did those fires result in both death and serious injury, but there were also millions of dollars in property damage. Although you have multiple solutions for protecting your employees and business, the best methods of protection include a fire resistant board. Manufacturing plants, processing...

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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