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A Guide for Transformer Fire Safety Practices

Date: July 23, 2019 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers

Although any fire can wreak havoc on a business, a transformer fire has the potential of causing a catastrophe. For that reason, it’s imperative that you follow the best safety practices to prevent and stop a fire. Thankfully, you have several viable options for transformer fire protection. Among the best ways to do this is by using transformer fire separations. Acting as a physical barrier to fire, the right system keeps a blaze from spreading to adjacent transformers, buildings or other...

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...

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...

Various Levels of Attack a Ballistic Barrier Can Resist

Date: May 28, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers

For the best protection possible against a ballistic attack, a multitude of businesses and government agencies rely on a “ballistic barrier.” Even that term sounds imposing, which it is. Unfortunately, the world today poses many threats, not only internationally but also domestically. Just looking at the news, you see story after story about criminals or terrorists who either try or succeed in carrying out attacks against people and infrastructure. Whether the attack involves a handgun,...

Challenges Faced When Using Traditional Transformer Fire Protection Technologies

Date: November 17, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers

More than likely, you have witnessed the sky light up in a bright blue color in response to a blown transformer. While the effect is stunning, in the wrong situation, this causes a major fire risk. For that reason, many businesses rely on transformer explosion prevention. The problem is that, if you still use traditional transformer fire protection technologies, the level of safety is not where it should be for your building, interior property, and human lives. Thanks to new technologies,...

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