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Posts Tagged 'safety'

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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Apr
4
2017

Trade shows might not seem as important these days with so much information available at your fingertips, but nothing compares to seeing and touching the actual products that you’re interested in. ISC West, the security industry’s largest active tradeshow, is this week in Las Vegas and the ASSA ABLOY booth (#8061 if you’re going to …

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Feb
15
2016

ASSA ABLOY has a wide selection of high performing specialty doors and frames available for all sorts of applications.  Many times customers are looking to get a single opening with a combination of these specialty attributes.  To provide you with an idea of what attributes are available with each other, I’m going to start a …

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Jul
9
2015

The International Code Council (ICC) develops codes and standards for design and construction with the ultimate goal of life safety.  ICC 500 provides standards for storm shelters that provide refuge from storms producing high winds, such as hurricanes and tornadoes.  These standards were introduced in the International Building Code in 2009 stating that if you …

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May
11
2015

Positive pressure was added to fire testing procedures in 1998 to more closely simulate real fire conditions. Before that there was no pressure type procedure in the testing so conclusions were drawn simply from flame and temperature. In real fire conditions as heat develops within the source area, pressure within an enclosed room begins to …

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