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Fire Rated Panels and Building Safety

  • Date: April 29, 2021
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It is important to have a safe and secure building to keep you and other occupants from being compromised in case of a fire. This is why many building owners choose to use fire-resistant walls such as DuraWall.

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How Do Insulation Panels Perform in a Fire?

  • Date: April 23, 2021
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Companies within multiple industries take extra steps of precaution against fire. This is especially critical if they deal with flammables or combustible materials. Ultimately, fire barriers such as Durawall panels, prevent a fire from spreading, which, if not contained, could have devastating effects to your business. Due to several recent high-profile events involving well-known structures around the world, interest in fire-rated panels has skyrocketed. In particular, there is great concern about multistory structures built with cladding systems that contain combustible...

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Exhaust Duct System Design Flaws in Commercial Kitchens

  • Date: April 14, 2021
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Not every exhaust system for commercial kitchens works the same, and many do not follow best practices. For example, many of them do not have doors at the required locations, or the duct might be too close to combustible material. Mistakes like this can lead to a fire, which could be costly and endanger your staff and customers. To protect your building and everyone in it, you need to ensure you have the proper kitchen exhaust duct design. Design Flaw:...

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How to Create a Safe and Efficient Work Environment with Listed Grease Ducts

  • Date: April 12, 2021
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One simple decision is enough to make a work environment safer and more efficient. For a long time, engineers opted for grease ducts with field welded joints. However, that’s recently changed. Now they prefer a listed factory-built grease duct with mechanically connected joints. Although that means paying more upfront for the duct, it’s a worthwhile investment as the installed cost is lower and the issues with field welded joints, such as leakage, are avoided. Material Quality Compared to field welded...

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