Posts tagged with: grease (Clear Filter)

How to Install Grease Duct Access Doors

Date: January 11, 2019 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

As a restaurant owner, you know you must have the proper exhaust system installed to remain compliant with North American codes and standards. However, you also know how difficult it is to clean the ducts. The problem is unless you remove all the trapped grease, the system becomes a significant fire hazard. With regular grease duct cleaning, you ensure your employees have a safe place to work in, and your patrons have a relaxing place to enjoy a meal. Grease, which is highly flammable,...

Types of Grease Duct Access Doors for Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

Date: October 31, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

When it comes to commercial kitchens, they are all unique in one way or another. As such, ventilation requirements for each are also different. The most trusted companies offer a broad range of options for listed grease duct access doors to ensure optimum safety and functionality. A metal door or panel serves as an access point for cleaning and maintaining the exhaust ducts in commercial kitchens. The primary styles of access doors are the bolt-on and weld-on. Although they are both...

Grease Duct Access Door: The Difference Between a Safe and Unsafe Business

Date: August 24, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

Whether you have an existing kitchen or plan to build or remodel one, make sure you take every safety precaution possible. The simple decision of choosing an exhaust system with a listed grease duct access door could be enough to save your business and possibly, human lives. Commercial kitchen fires are all too common, with more than 60 percent started by the buildup of grease or fat dripping onto a heat source. This is why companies that manufacture passive fire protection systems must...

Implications of a Kitchen Grease Fire

Date: January 16, 2017 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

Residential kitchen grease fires are destructive and dangerous. However, when this type of fire occurs in commercial kitchens, the degree of risk multiplies. As with any disaster, prevention is always critical. This is why a commercial restaurant should have some type of grease duct in place. With a kitchen exhaust duct, you as a restaurant owner have the necessary protection for any situation. The exact system depends on the establishment, budget, level of risk, and other factors. Some of...

How to Achieve 4-Hour Fire Rated Protection

Date: September 27, 2016 Author: durasystems Categories: Passive Fire Protection

While many buildings have a 1- or 2-hour fire rating, 4-hour fire rated protection can easily save lives. To accomplish a four-hour rating, several elements must be considered.  DoorsDoors have a fire rating classification based on the fire rating of the wall into which they are installed. The location in the building and the current building code are used to establish the fire rating of the wall. The rating is broken down by time for steel fire doors. Typically, this includes 20 minutes,...


[1] 
5 Articles per page