fire resistant


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fire resistant

Able to withstand exposure to a fire of a specified intensity for a specified period of time, usually 1, 2,or 4 hours. Contrast with fireproof.

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The value of the UK market for fire resistant architectural ironmongery, 2001-2005, with annual forecasts to 2010:
While it may slowly smolder and show some damage, fire resistant lumber won't become engulfed in flames that are allowed to spread to other parts of a structure.
Bayou Lumber has very attractive prices on fire resistant fencing; its ability to resist fire makes it more cost-effective than untreated lumber.
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The market for fire resistant glass has grown significantly during the last few years and is expected to grow at a rapid pace in the next five years.
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Quaker Chemical Spotlights its Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids, Specialty Grease Solutions, and Industry Speakers
In profile form, this fire resistant foam rubber is said to be extremely effective for use as compressible water-tight seals for doors and hatches and for sealing openings between partition walls and ceilings.
Nonflammable roofs and other fire resistant home construction materials would be required in newly designated fire hazard areas under an ordinance set for review by the City Council later this month.