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Fire Protection for Common Grease Ducts

Date: April 18, 2019 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

If there’s one thing restaurant owners worry about the most, it’s a kitchen fire. Considering chefs prepare delicious meals using grills and hot oils, one slip up could prove disastrous. In fact, a small uncontrolled flame can quickly spread and ignite an entire building. This is why it’s imperative that you take the appropriate steps to keep your grease ducts clean and use the appropriate fire protection systems. The problem with grease ducts is that if not cleaned on a consistent...

Multiple Applications for a Fire Resistant Board

Date: October 30, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Fire Resistant Boards

As with all fire protection systems, a fire resistant board works for specific applications. However, this type of passive fire protection has a broad reach, meaning it not only works for multiple industries but also has many different uses. As you will see with the information provided, this type of protection is an incredible option for keeping people and assets safe. Something important to note is that while many businesses have a fire resistant board installed, which helps prevent the...

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...

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...

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,...


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