CEMCO FireRip is a composite steel angle incased in fire-rated drywall that provides unencumbered dynamic movement, per UL-2079 5th edition. FireRip comes in 8-foot lengths and three different sizes to provide unencumbered fire-rated joint protection for 2-, 3- and 4-inch joints.
Enables designers to confidently design a wall assembly with ArmorWall Systems since it has been evaluated by International Code Council Evaluation Services for fire endurance ratings
September 22, 2022
DuPont Performance Building Solutions announced today their DuPont ArmorWall Systems received two updated fire listings from the International Code Council – ICC-ESL-1302, applicable to ASTM E119, and ICC-ESL-1442, applicable to NFPA 285.
Fire and life safety in health care occupancies is always important because the patients inside hospitals are incapable of self-preservation, meaning they are unable to evacuate and protect themselves in the event of fire and smoke.
The Fire Protection Research Foundation, the research affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association, is hosting a free “Fire Protection Research Foundation 40th Anniversary Webinar Series” in support of its four decades of facilitating research in support of the fire and life safety community. The two-day series will be held Aug. 24 – 25.
The average passerby likely doesn’t size up a building for its durability. Instead, they look at a structure’s height, function, design and beauty. But in many places, such as southern California, a building’s durability is very often top of mind, particularly in relation to fire.
Firestop systems serve as critical safeguards against the spread of heat, fire, gases or smoke through breaches in floors and walls. The UL-ULC Qualified Firestop Contractor Program was developed to establish a measurable international standard for installation quality and safety among Firestop Contractors worldwide.
Summer is a great time for construction work, but a brutal time for construction workers. Excessive heat and sun exposure pose significant dangers, such as sunburn, dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
JLG Industries Inc. supports National Safety Month in June with new job site safety information on its #DirectAccess blog. Hosted by the National Safety Council, this year’s National Safety Month focuses on four key themes.