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Advantages of a Fire Resistant Duct over an Ordinary Duct

  • Date: April 07, 2017
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Today, an increasing number of businesses are choosing a fire resistant duct over a standard duct. This is not by happenstance but for very good reasons. The name alone, fire rated duct, indicates a much higher level of protection. However, to fully appreciate how fire rated ductwork outperforms standard ductwork, it is important to look at all of the advantages. Materials – To start with, very special materials are used in fire rated ductwork. These materials are extremely different from...

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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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Implications of a Kitchen Grease Fire

  • Date: January 16, 2017
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Residential kitchen grease fires are destructive and dangerous. However, when this type of fire occurs in commercial kitchens, the degree of risk multiplies. As with any disaster, prevention is always critical. This is why a commercial restaurant should have some type of grease duct in place. With a kitchen exhaust duct, you as a restaurant owner have the necessary protection for any situation. The exact system depends on the establishment, budget, level of risk, and other factors. Some of the...

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How to Achieve 4-Hour Fire Rated Protection

While many buildings have a 1- or 2-hour fire rating, 4-hour fire rated protection can easily save lives. To accomplish a four-hour rating, several elements must be considered. DoorsDoors have a fire rating classification based on the fire rating of the wall into which they are installed. The location in the building and the current building code are used to establish the fire rating of the wall. The rating is broken down by time for steel fire doors. Typically, this...

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