Latest Fireproofing Stories

2014-06-25 23:09:01

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces fireproof rubber products for vehicles and transportation. Sealing specialists help with material selection, and can design and custom-fabricate door and window seals, acoustic and thermal insulation, and many other fireproof rubber parts that meet standards and specifications for flammability, toxicity, burn rate, and fire safety. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of...

2014-01-21 08:24:13

SHANGHAI, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zhongji Machinery, a China-based, world-leading company specializing in insulation material production lines with over two decades of experience, technology innovation, rigorous quality control and impeccable customer services, today announce the new A-incombustible thermoset modified EPS fireproofing insulation board production line, which can produce thermoset EPS boards with the advantages of high-performance insulation, excellent physical...

2013-12-13 23:28:33

A fireproof cash pouch or document bag which protects with a melting point of 2080 degrees could the perfect practical holiday gift. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 AllHandsFire.com, a leading New Jersey fire safety equipment supplier, knows full well how destructive fire can be and say that while some people consider installing a fire proof safe in their home, a smaller solution that offers great practicality is a fireproof bag or fireproof pouch. “It takes up a lot less space than a...

2013-01-30 23:02:20

The Raymond Group, a commercial subcontractor operating primarily in the Western United States, has been approved as a Spray-Applied Fire Resistive Materials (SFRM) Accredited Contractor by the National Fireproofing Contractors Association (NFCA) for its San Diego region. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 The Raymond Group is pleased to announce the approval of its San Diego operations as a Spray-Applied Fire Resistive Materials (SFRM) Accredited Contractor by the National...

2012-04-05 21:20:05

Scientists have discovered the initial stages by which gypsum crystals form. Gypsum is a naturally occurring mineral which is often used in industrial processes and which in nature, if left alone for thousands of years, can grow into huge translucent, towering and eerie, crystals more than 10 metres tall. These are famed for their beauty in places such as the Cave of Crystals in Mexico. Nevertheless, the formation of gypsum has until now been largely unexplored. A study by researchers...

Engineers Test Effects Of Fire On Steel Structures, Nuclear Plant Design
2011-09-04 05:54:43

  Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue University are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges and also an emerging type of nuclear power plant design. "I want people to understand that in the last 10 years we've not been quiet," said Amit Varma, a Purdue associate professor of civil engineering. "We've been working to make structures better and safer." The researchers are using a custom heating system and a specialized...

2011-03-09 16:59:00

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial Insulation Group, LLC announced today that it has, subject to court approval, reached an agreement to acquire certain production equipment - including mineral wool pipe insulation machines - from Alvarez & Marsal, the Court appointed receiver, of Fibrex Insulations Inc. of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. IIG spent the last month evaluating the Fibrex operations with the intention to restarting the Sarnia plant but ultimately...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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