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Firestop products by Abesco Fire

Firestop products by Abesco Fire

  Firestop products by Abesco Fire!     Firestop products to maintain fire and smoke compartments are on most commercial and multi-family construction sites. Yet there is so much confusion… We are here to educate and guide you through the technical and customer support process of choosing […]

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Fire Rated Mortar Abesco

Fire Rated Mortar Abesco

Fire Rated Mortar Abesco Fire LLC   Abesco Fire Rated Mortar is a lightweight mortar compound which is designed to prevent the spread of fire from one compartment to another where services penetrate separating walls and floors, and provides up to 2 hours fire resistance. Abesco Fire […]

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Close fire rated penetrations / openings

Close fire rated penetrations / openings

Close fire rated penetrations and openings! Why do we close off penetrations, joints, and openings in fire rated walls and floors?  One major reason is containment. What is Containment? To confine a fire to the zone of origin, for a specified time, thereby preventing fire spread and […]

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Firestop Design Principles

Firestop Design Principles

Good firestop design principles should include the following ideas:   •  All openings should be provided with a firestop that maintains the required integrity (fire rating) and/or insulation (t) of the fire wall or floor. •  Insulation (temperature ratings) should be provided when combustible materials are located […]

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Firestop Technical Support

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