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Difference Between Fire Barrier and Fire Partition

  • Date: October 05, 2016
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For any fire protection plan, a fire barrier and fire partition are vital. Far too often, the terms used for fire partitions and fire barriers are interchanged. To maximize the benefits of these elements, it is important to understand the differences between the two. A firewall subdivides a building into separate areas. One goal of this type of system is to restrict the spread of smoke and fire within one building. Based on the type of separation that is present,...

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