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December 5, 2018
Innovations in Fire Rated, Temperature Rise Glass Doors (December 2018)
Hard to believe, but there was once a time when adding a small piece of wire or ceramic glass in a fire rated door was considered new or even innovative because it allowed for vision as well as fire protection...
September 5, 2018
Fire Rated Glass in Unique Applications (September 2018)
Fire rated glass has come a long way since wired glass and ceramics used in small door lites and openings. Today, fire rated glazing that meets ASTM E-119/UL 263/UL CAN-S101 up to 2 hours are being used to provide vision and transparency in fire rated storefronts...
July 5, 2018
IBC and Fire Rated Glass Testing for Windows, Doors, Walls and Floors (July 2018)
When it comes to fire rated glass and framing, how a system is tested is important in determining its approved applications in the International Building Code (IBC)...
January 5, 2018
-Code Change Proposals Aim to Close More Loopholes on Uncontrolled Radiant Heat Transmission | Newsletter
Since 2004, SAFTI FIRST has been writing articles aimed to educate building officials, designers, glazing contractors and the public on the two types of fire rated glazing products based on performance: fire protective, which meant it blocked smoke and flames only and met NFPA 252/257, or fire resistive...

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