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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...

Can DuraWall Panels Save Your Business?

Date: March 25, 2019 Author: durasystems Categories: Panels

Although all businesses have some risk of fire, other companies have to take extra precautions. If your company deals with chemicals, fertilizer, or other potentially dangerous materials, it becomes even more important to do everything you can to protect your workers, structures, and equipment. An excellent way to accomplish that goal is by installing DuraWall. Easy-to-install Durawall panels offer excellent protection from fire, whether intentional or accidental. In addition to their...

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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