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Types of Grease Duct Access Doors for Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

  • Date: October 31, 2018
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When it comes to commercial kitchens, they are all unique in one way or another. As such, ventilation requirements for each are also different. The most trusted companies offer a broad range of options for listed grease duct access doors to ensure optimum safety and functionality. A metal door or panel serves as an access point for cleaning and maintaining the exhaust ducts in commercial kitchens. The primary styles of access doors are the bolt-on and weld-on. Although they are...

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Multiple Applications for a Fire Resistant Board

As with all fire protection systems, a fire resistant board works for specific applications. However, this type of passive fire protection has a broad reach, meaning it not only works for multiple industries but also has many different uses. As you will see with the information provided, this type of protection is an incredible option for keeping people and assets safe. Something important to note is that while many businesses have a fire resistant board installed, which helps prevent the...

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Important Building Code Terms for Firewall Requirements

With so many code terms for firewall requirements, trying to determine which ones are important is a monumental task. However, understanding the terminology helps tremendously when choosing a fire partition for your business. Following are some of the more important code terms to learn. Fire Barrier Wall (NFPA 221, 3.3.14.5) – “A wall, other than a fire wall, having a fire resistance rating.” Fire Wall (NFPA 221, 3.3.14.6) – “A wall separating buildings or subdividing a building to prevent the...

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What Are the Effects of Blast on Fire Rated Doors?

For a long time, companies that designed protective barriers such as walls and doors focused primarily on the risk of fire. With the increasing threat of terrorism, these companies have upped their game by designing and developing blast walls to address these new deadly threats. Just as the name implies, these walls protect from blast pressures and flying fragments. Today, it is common to see these types of walls at various government buildings, as well as businesses part of the...

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Duct Access Door: The Difference Between a Safe and Unsafe Business

  • Date: August 24, 2018
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Whether you have an existing kitchen or plan to build or remodel one, make sure you take every safety precaution possible. The simple decision of choosing an exhaust system with a listed grease duct access door could be enough to save your business and possibly, human lives. Commercial kitchen fires are all too common, with more than 60 percent started by the buildup of grease or fat dripping onto a heat source. This is why companies that manufacture passive fire...

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