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What Are the Effects of Blast on Blast Walls?

Date: September 14, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Walls & Ceilings

For a long time, companies that designed protective barriers such as walls and doors focused primarily on the risk of fire. With the increasing threat of terrorism, these companies have upped their game by designing and developing blast walls to address these new deadly threats. Just as the name implies, these walls protect from blast pressures and flying fragments. Today, it is common to see these types of walls at various government buildings, as well as businesses part of the public and...

Active Fire Protection vs. Passive Fire Protection

Date: October 24, 2016 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

It is common for people to confuse the terms active fire protection and passive fire protection. Although these are different concepts, they are intended to complement one another when used properly. This is why it is important to learn the differences between them.   With passive fire protection, it is difficult for a fire to start and spread within a building. Included in the design are fire walls and doors, along with fire retardant materials that are critical in preventing a large fire...


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