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Which is Better: A Fire Barrier vs. Firewall

When it comes to passive fire protection, there are many different systems. Although they all work to prevent the spread of a fire, they have characteristics that make them unique. For your business, you need to know which option is required, a fire barrier vs firewall. Keep in mind when you select a system from a reputable company, you will have tremendous support in choosing the appropriate solution based on your specific needs. Fire Barrier In simple terms, a fire-resistant...

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What is DuraWall and Why is it so Important for Businesses?

  • Date: July 18, 2018
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From 2005 to 2015, the number of commercial fires decreased by roughly 300,000. Although there are a variety of reasons for this, one is the advancement in passive fire protection systems like DuraWall. In addition to an almost 20 percent drop in commercial fires, systems like this have helped lower the number of deaths and injuries by 3 and 8 percent, respectively. While DuraWall panels are beneficial to any company, they are especially vital for industries that deal with potentially...

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DuraSteel – Enhance Your Fire Protection System

Are you looking for a way to increase your existing passive fire protection system with something rated for both blast and fire, designed specifically for enclosures, ceilings, walls, barriers, and ducts? One company has an innovative solution called DuraSteel. When used in conjunction with its other passive fire protection systems, this unique board provides fire protection for up to six hours. In addition, it offers up to 2.3 bar or 33 psi blast protection. Without the proper system, a fire...

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Prevent a Transformer Fire from Damaging or Destroying Your Business

  • Date: June 18, 2018
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If you have ever seen a transformer fire, not one that ruptures, but an actual fire, you understand how quick it can cause complete destruction to adjacent transformers, as well as buildings nearby. For full protection of your business, consider the installation of a fire and ballistic barrier before it is too late. Thanks to one company’s innovation, you have several viable options for transformer fire protection. Obviously, a representative would help you determine the right type of barrier for...

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Why Is It Important to Do a Duct Test Before a Renovation?

As part of any residential or commercial renovation project, you need to make multiple decisions, all of which are essential. However, one thing considered critical that people tend to overlook is a duct test. Following a strict duct leakage test procedure, an expert can quantify the rate of leakage associated with a duct system. Today, one of the most significant sources of energy loss comes from leaks in forced air duct systems. If you experience this problem, that means that...

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