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Impervious or resistant to damage by fire.
tr.v. fire·proofed, fire·proof·ing, fire·proofs
To make fireproof.


(ˈfaɪərˌpru fɪŋ)

1. the act or process of rendering fireproof.
2. material for use in making anything fireproof.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-January 24, 2018-TopBuild Acquires Santa Rosa Insulation and Fireproofing
Tenders are invited for Selection of the contractor organization for performing fireproofing works on the roofing system for the project: "Major repairs with the modernization of the building of apartment house No.
Interchar 1120 is part of the Firesthetics family of fireproofing technologies introduced by International Paint to the U.
Island International Industries, Inc, (Island International), is providing spray fireproofing to the 110-Story World Trade Center Tower 1, formerly known as The Freedom Tower,
US government investigators said the World Trade Centre buildings would probably not have collapsed in the September 11 2001 terror attacks if fireproofing had stuck firmly to the columns and floors.
Asbestos exposure in Libby steins from the mining of vermiculite, which is used for insulation and fireproofing.
The bill provides experimental fireproofing treatments on 250,000 acres by educational institutions.
It was used in fireproofing ships, fabrics and clothing, and in construction materials and automotive parts such as brakes.
The project included removal and disposal of the existing drop ceiling in the basement; removal and disposal of the sprayed on, fireproofing material from certain areas; removal and disposal of pipe fittings that contained asbestos and replacement thereof with nonasbestos fittings; and encapsulation of some of the basement's existing fireproofing.
Still today, while European architects and engineers might choose reinforced concrete for large buildings, structural steel -- which requires fireproofing -- remains the most popular building system in America.
INADEQUATE fireproofing may have contributed to the collapse of the World Trade Centre on September 11, engineers studying the destruction of the buildings have said.