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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...

DuraBarrier: Transformer Fire Separation Provides Excellent Protection

Date: April 21, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers

Although a sky lit up in blue looks pretty amazing when a transformer blows, this event is quite dangerous. Fortunately, by using a transformer fire separation system, any risk is dramatically decreased. The DuraBarrier system ensures appropriate transformer clearance from a building, thereby protecting the structure itself, other buildings and transformers, and any people inside or within close proximity. This system, which is offered by the industry leader DuraSystems, follows very...

Advantages of Fire Resistant Duct over an Ordinary Duct

Date: April 7, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

Today, an increasing number of businesses are choosing a fire resistant duct over a standard duct. This is not by happenstance but for very good reasons. The name alone, fire rated duct, indicates a much higher level of protection. However, to fully appreciate how fire rated ductwork outperforms standard ductwork, it is important to look at all of the advantages.                                     Materials – To start with, very special materials are used in fire...

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...

What Are Fire Enclosures, and How Do They Work?

Date: February 7, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Enclosures

For many types of industries and businesses, the number one concern is fire. Although a fire can cause significant damage and harm to humans regardless of a company’s size, this type of catastrophe could shut a smaller business down completely. The good news is that several different fire protection systems are available, including fire enclosures. Many people are unfamiliar with fire enclosures. For that reason, it is important to gain a better understanding of what they are and how they...


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