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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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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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What Are Fire Enclosures, and How Do They Work?

  • Date: February 07, 2017
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For many types of industries and businesses, the number one concern is fire. Although a fire can cause significant damage and harm to humans regardless of a company’s size, this type of catastrophe could shut a smaller business down completely. The good news is that several different fire protection systems are available, including fire enclosures. Many people are unfamiliar with fire enclosures. For that reason, it is important to gain a better understanding of what they are and how they...

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When and Where Is a Fire Barrier Used?

  • Date: November 02, 2016
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The primary purpose of a fire barrier is to compartmentalize a building in an effort to prevent fire and smoke from spreading. This protects the structure, interior property, and, most importantly, human life. Any risk of fire is serious. As a business owner, you have the right and the legal obligation to take the appropriate protection measures. Although a fire barrier benefits virtually all industries, it is especially critical for companies that deal with volatile materials and those with a...

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How to Maintain Fire Barriers

  • Date: October 14, 2016
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To maintain code compliance, fire barriers must be in check. The leading deficiencies include issues specific to ducts, fire doors, and barrier penetrations. Keeping fire doors up to date can be challenging. However, to guarantee that there are no penetrations in a fire barrier, you must maintain compliance. Fortunately, you can maintain a barrier against fire and avoid possible citations by following a few simple steps. Good Planning To maintain fire barriers, good planning is essential. This is best accomplished...

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