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incombustible, noncombustible - not capable of igniting and burning
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NFPA theorizes that high-rises are more likely to have fire-resistive construction and wet pipe sprinklers to limit flame spread.
Influence of heat-stable filler on the thermal shielding performance of water-based intumescent fire-resistive coating for structural steel applications--Ravindra G.
Fire-Resistive Panels: shall be 2 x 2 x 5/8 or 2 x 4 x 5/8 fire-resistive UL labeled directional or non-directional fissured lay-in panels equal to Fire Guard Fissured 896 or 895 or Fireguard Cortege 824 or 823 by Armstrong.
Cover windows, attic openings, eave vents and sub-floor vents with fire-resistive material such as 1/2-inch or thicker plywood.
In addition, specially designed fire safes with very high fire-resistive ratings are being installed in locations where fire protection may be marginal.
Abstract The influence of nano-boron nitride (BN) with a multilayered structure on the anti-aging property of fire-resistive coatings was studied.
Any in-service penetration of a fire-resistive wall or floor assembly compromises its ability to function as a passive fire barrier.
The low fire-resistive styrene installation is what is burning fast, so when these facades catch fire, for whatever reason, the flames quickly and completely engulf the entire facade like a roman candle.
This design guide was commissioned by the MBMA to consolidate and present the available information on common fire-resistant construction practices for metal building systems and the twelve existing MBMA sponsored fire-resistive rated assemblies.
Topics include building heights and areas, types of construction, fire-resistive construction, interior finishes, accessibility, interior environment, energy efficiency, roofs and walls, and more related topics.
A new Fire-Resistive Phase Change Material developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
In addition to fire-resistive assemblies testing, UL's Fire Safety division offers a full range of testing for fire-resisting and fire-stopping products.