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DuraSteel for the Power Sectors

Date: December 13, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Fire Resistant Boards

For both residential and commercial power sectors, it is essential to implement passive fire protection. Using fire and blast protection assemblies, key industries, including the medical, military defense, finance, and transportation sectors, and even all levels of government have enhanced protection in the event of a fire. Even a split-second total power outage is enough to create disastrous results for these industries and the millions of people who rely on the services they provide. Just...

Multiple Applications for a Fire Resistant Board

Date: October 30, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Fire Resistant Boards

As with all fire protection systems, a fire resistant board works for specific applications. However, this type of passive fire protection has a broad reach, meaning it not only works for multiple industries but also has many different uses. As you will see with the information provided, this type of protection is an incredible option for keeping people and assets safe. Something important to note is that while many businesses have a fire resistant board installed, which helps prevent the...

Important Building Code Terms for Firewall Requirements

Date: September 26, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Fire Resistant Boards

With so many code terms for firewall requirements, trying to determine which ones are important is a monumental task. However, understanding the terminology helps tremendously when choosing a fire partition for your business. Following are some of the more important code terms to learn. With so many code terms for firewall requirements, trying to determine which ones are important is a monumental task. However, understanding the terminology helps tremendously when choosing a fire partition...

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...

Why Is It Important to Do a Duct Test Before a Renovation?

Date: June 4, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers | Ducts | Enclosures | Fire Resistant Boards | Panels | Walls & Ceilings

As part of any residential or commercial renovation project, you need to make multiple decisions, all of which are essential. However, one thing considered critical that people tend to overlook is a duct test. Following a strict duct leakage test procedure, an expert can quantify the rate of leakage associated with a duct system. Today, one of the most significant sources of energy loss comes from leaks in forced air duct systems. If you experience this problem, that means that you pay more...


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