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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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Pass Through Devices Cable Firestop

Pass Through Devices Cable Firestop

CT120 Pass Through Devices / Cable Transits Abesco Fire CT120 Cable Transits are used to seal cables which penetrate through up to 4 hour fire-rated concrete block walls and floors, and are suitable for most common types of construction.  Our Pass Through Devices are tested in concrete […]

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Fire Stop Caulking Red Firestop Caulk

Fire Stop Caulking Red Firestop Caulk

White Firestop Caulking or Red Firestop Caulking? Our CP310 Intumescent caulks are available in two colors, White and Red.  UL tested systems up to 2 hours! White Abesco Fire CP310 FR Acrylic Intumescent Caulk is suitable for use in any buildings which have electrical cables, metallic pipes, […]

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Firestop Caulk Sealant Abesco

Firestop Caulk Sealant Abesco

Firestop Caulks can also be called Firestop Sealants, or Firestop Mastic, it just depends on what part of the world you are in. Our UK office www.abesco.net uses the term firestop mastic.  We use caulks and sometimes sealants in the United States.  It’s all the same, just […]

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Abesco Fire Stop New Facility

Abesco Fire Stop New Facility

Abesco Fire has moved to a new facility to supply your fire-stop needs! Abesco Fire LLC 9777 Satellite Blvd Unit 120 Orlando, Florida 32837 407-851-3300 Our larger facility is here to serve you!  How can we help you today? Abesco Fire LLC is a leading designer and […]

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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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Abesco Firestop Cable Transits

Abesco Firestop Cable Transits

Firestop cable options do not get any easier than the Abesco Fire CT120 Cable Transits!   Abesco CT120 Cable Transits are used to seal cables which penetrate through up to 4 hour fire-rated concrete block walls and floors, and are suitable for most common types of construction […]

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Fire Stop Sealants / Caulks vs. Pass-Through Devices

Fire Stop Sealants / Caulks vs. Pass-Through Devices

Sealants / Caulks how do they compare with the new Pass-Through Devices? Sealants/Caulks have been the mainstay in the firestopping industry for many years and are an economical way to  provide a safe secure fire stop. The down side is that they are made to cure to […]

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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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Reading UL Systems Firestop

Reading UL Systems Firestop

Reading UL Systems, Firestop systems look confusing, but are they? supposed   UL Nomenclature? What do the UL System numbers mean?   —Here are some system numbers and how they break down: —CAJ3240 ◦C = Combination Wall or Floor ◦F = Floor ◦W = Wall The first […]

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Firestop Technical Support

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