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DuraBarrier: Transformer Fire Separation Provides Excellent Protection

  • Date: April 21, 2017
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Although a sky lit up in blue looks pretty amazing when a transformer blows, this event is quite dangerous. Fortunately, by using a transformer fire separation system, any risk is dramatically decreased. The DuraBarrier system ensures appropriate transformer clearance from a building, thereby protecting the structure itself, other buildings and transformers, and any people inside or within close proximity. This system, which is offered by the industry leader DuraSystems, follows very strict transformer separation requirements established by NFPA 850 in...

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Advantages of a Fire Resistant Duct over an Ordinary Duct

  • Date: April 07, 2017
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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 rated ductwork. These materials are extremely different from...

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