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How an Ideal Fire-Resistant Panel Performs in a Fire

  • Date: September 03, 2020
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In the past, large fires in important buildings caused a higher level of scrutiny in safety codes like the International Building Code (IBC). While these changes occurred in countries like the US, there is still something that you can learn from the injuries and loss of property others have suffered. Using a product such as the DuraWall can help your company to better protect your property against fire. Fire Codes and Your Panels Some people mistakenly believe that the tested...

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The Benefits of Installing Fire Rated Panels

  • Date: August 18, 2020
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Fire-rated wall panels can help keep your facility safe if there is a fire. They consist of a non-combustible material. Once you have followed the manufacturer’s installation instructions for installing the panels, they can resist fire and keep it contained. The DuraWall is one example of high-quality panels that you can use. (more…)

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How Advantageous are Durawall Panels

  • Date: August 12, 2020
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When the panels prevent thermal transmission, you won’t have to worry about the fire spreading from one area to the next due to combustibles next to the wall.

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Fire Resistant Ducts Are an Important Passive Fire Protection Method

  • Date: July 13, 2020
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Ductwork is an important element of having a fire safety system in your building. Depending on the role of the system, there are two main types. These include smoke exhaust ducts and pressurization fire rated ducts. Smoke Exhaust Ducts A designer will use these to remove smoke from buildings, improve firefighting, and allow for emergency evacuation. There are several areas in a building where you can use this type of duct in. They include: High-rise buildings smoke control system Atriums...

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Constructing Fire Resistant Walls

If you have a typical gypsum on wood frame wall, it won’t resist damage from fires very long. However, if you use the right techniques and materials to construct your wall you can extend the length of time that your wall can resist fire and achieve an hourly fire resistance rating. If the wall stays intact, then you can prevent the fire from spreading while waiting for the firefighters to arrive and put it out.Using a UL listed fire resistant...

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