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What to Look for in a Fire Rated Panel

  • Date: November 22, 2016
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When it comes to fire protection, your local building codes and your insurance company will provide you with requirements. This eliminates guesswork on your part as to what to look for in a fire resistant panel. However, you should still gain insight into what the different panel options are and how each provides a unique level of protection. Varying Levels of Fire Resistance There are several unique levels of fire resistance. While most share the same concept, there are some...

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When and Where Is a Fire Barrier Used?

  • Date: November 02, 2016
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The primary purpose of a fire barrier is to compartmentalize a building in an effort to prevent fire and smoke from spreading. This protects the structure, interior property, and, most importantly, human life. Any risk of fire is serious. As a business owner, you have the right and the legal obligation to take the appropriate protection measures. Although a fire barrier benefits virtually all industries, it is especially critical for companies that deal with volatile materials and those with a...

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