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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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Discovering the Benefits of DuraWall™ Panels

  • Date: June 15, 2020
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When it comes to protecting your facility from fire, you need the right panels. Ideally, your panels can resist both thermal transmission and sound. 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. That’s why DuraWall™ is a great option for many facilities. What Are DuraWall™ Panels? The DuraWall™ system consists of a composite panel faced in painted or galvanized steel...

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Understanding the Benefits and Features of DuraSteel Panels

  • Date: May 13, 2020
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You might have heard about DuraSteel for protecting your facility against fire. This is a composite protective board that consists of a cement core reinforced with fibers that is mechanically bonded to punched steel sheets. DuraSteel is a strong protective measure against fire at your facility. Keeping Your Facility Safe Imagine a panel that can resist blasts and offer durability and strength. At the same time, it is exceptionally light  and will protect your facility against fire. That is the DuraSteel...

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Increased Installation Efficiency Using Factory-Built Grease Ducts

  • Date: May 12, 2020
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Many facilities have installed code-compliant field-welded grease ducts, but now more and more are shifting to using factory-built systems. They re may entail a slightly higher purchase price, but many companies find substantial savings on the installation cost. With a factory-built grease duct, you can reduce your downtime and increase installation efficiency. High-Quality Materials Some grease ducts fabricated in a factory can also reduce the clearance-to-combustible without you having to put on more protection. You can use these in zero-clearance...

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