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Why Fire Protection Is a Matter of Concern for Substation Transformers?

Date: September 18, 2019 Author: durasystems Categories: Fire Resistant Boards

When it comes to substation fires, transformers filled with oil pose the greatest risk of fire. This is why utility providers need to have some type of transformer fire protection installed. For companies to provide their customers with uninterrupted power, they must have the right transformer fire wall in place. Recently in California, the local electric company shut off the power that affected nearly one million people for 24 hours as a way of preventing wildfires. During that short...

5 Extraordinary Reasons to Choose DuraSystems to Safeguard Fire

Date: August 13, 2019 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers

When it comes to choosing a company for fire protection, there’s no room for error. Whether you’re interested in passive or active safeguarding solutions, it’s imperative to work with experts. Especially considering how fast a transformer fire spreads and the devastation it causes, you want the best system available installed. Fortunately, one company stands out for passive fire protection – DuraSystems.When it comes to choosing a company for fire protection, there’s no room for...

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...

Differences Between Active and Passive Fire Protection

Date: May 3, 2019 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

Many people believe that all fire prevention solutions are the same. In reality, there are two main types: active and passive fire protection. If you’re looking for a way to improve the protection at your company, take time to learn the differences between the two. Not only will you learn what they are but also have a much better idea as to the kind of system improvements you have available. Active Vs. Passive Fire Protection System Remember, along with the knowledge you gain about...


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