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Archive for the 'Specialty Openings' Category

Feb
6
2019

An important design consideration in any building is sound attenuation. Noise has a significant effect on how people function on a daily basis. Without the correct building products in place to control sound, a simple task or even just relaxing becomes very difficult. To understand more about sound rated door assemblies, visit Ceco Door, Curries …

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Jan
16
2019

Attack resistant door, frame & hardware assemblies delay or thwart an attacker’s efforts to enter a classroom. Now, new features provide additional opportunities for school districts to improve classroom security. In-swing capabilities and fire-rated options meet (or exceed) 5-aa10 test standards, making attack resistant openings viable for more schools.…

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Nov
20
2018

Update to post from October 2016 (see below):
In the two years since Radio Frequency (RF) shielded opening products were a hit at the ASIS show, we’ve seen them chosen for some very cool projects. These include information vestibule applications for top-secret data storage, government, financial and military facilities.

Feedback from security integrators at the …

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Feb
1
2018

They sound virtually the same so you can understand why most people – even in the construction industry assume they are synonymous, but fire protection and fire resistance refer to two separate performance criteria set forth by the International Building Code (IBC). These two categories have their own unique requirements related to test standards, applications …

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Jan
10
2018

Zinc Coating

No, I’m not talking about the stuff lifeguards used to smear on their noses back in the 80’s to protect from the sun. In the commercial door industry, zinc coating is an important attribute in quality steel doors and frames. While its anti-corrosive nature is extremely valuable, the most noticeable advantage is the way that …

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