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How Fire-Resistant Panels Are Rated

Fire-resistant panels are an essential part of any fire safety plan. They help protect openings in walls and ceilings from fire spread. Specialists evaluate panels according to their capability to resist fire and heat. Fire-rated panels have ratings based on tests conducted by independent and accredited test laboratories. Fire-Resistant Panels and Their Uses Fire-resistant panels are made from materials designed to stop the spread of fire and heat for a given amount of time, usually measured in hours. Many commercial...

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How to Stop Fire and Heat from Spreading

As a business owner, you have a tremendous amount of responsibility. That includes keeping workers safe while protecting assets. Typically, the two main things that people in your position worry about are fires and explosions. However, heat caused by either of these is just as dangerous. This is where fire-resistant boards and panels could make all the difference. What Is a Fire-Resistant Board? This type of board resists both fire and the transmission of heat qualities combined with low shrinkage...

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Reasons to Invest in Fire Rated Panels

  • Date: October 20, 2021
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As a business owner, you want to do everything possible to ensure your employees’ health and safety. That’s especially important if your business has a higher risk of fire or explosion. In that case, you need to make some critical decisions about enhancing protection. Installing DuraWall fire rated panels is an excellent solution. Fire rated panels serve as barriers between rooms, occupancies and fire areas as a way to prevent the spread of fire. These panels work great whenever a...

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How Fire-rated Panels Ensure the Safety of Commercial Buildings

  • Date: June 10, 2021
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As a business owner, you want to do everything possible to protect your employees, assets, and building. Even if you only lease commercial space, it’s important to take preventative measures. Some examples include maintaining the right insurance, putting in surveillance cameras, providing frequent training, staying compliant with current laws, and installing fire-rated panels. Especially in a commercial building, fire can spread quickly and cause significant damage and even loss of life. Selecting the Appropriate Fire-rated Panel However, you need to...

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How Do Insulation Panels Perform in a Fire?

  • Date: April 23, 2021
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Companies within multiple industries take extra steps of precaution against fire. This is especially critical if they deal with flammables or combustible materials. Ultimately, fire barriers such as Durawall panels, prevent a fire from spreading, which, if not contained, could have devastating effects to your business. Due to several recent high-profile events involving well-known structures around the world, interest in fire-rated panels has skyrocketed. In particular, there is great concern about multistory structures built with cladding systems that contain combustible...

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