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fireproof

Having all surfaces covered with a noncombustible material such as concrete or brick. Contrast with fire resistant.

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American Home sought declaration the fireproofing claims are a "single occurrence" and its $10 million limit has been exhausted.
Also, the company said that the pump was designed with its patent-pending piston pump technology and a direct-drive electric motor, which addresses a need for an efficient and fireproofing pump.
With four decades of fireproofing experience, the Island International team has a proven track record of quality fireproofing work in high rise construction with successful projects that include The Hearst Tower (38 stories); The Goldman Sachs Building (45 stories), Jersey City, N J; 330 Jay Sheet (32 stories), Brooklyn, NY and 300 Madison Avenue (35 stories), New York.
``Even with the airplane impact and jet-fuel-ignited multi-floor fires the buildings would likely not have collapsed had it not been for the fireproofing that had been dislodged,'' he saidThe reports are likely to spur debate about how to build safer skyscrapers.
As in that case, the work undertaken here was designed to correct a problem--the fraying of the asbestos fireproofing, which threatened to render unserviceable P's office building.
Divided into six chapters, the book deals with the different building techniques, materials, and measures introduced to enhance the fireproofing of buildings in American cities and to limit the destructive power of fire: solid masonry building (1790-1840); iron-and-brick construction (1840-60); experimentation (1860s-80s) including new fireproofing materials such as cement, concrete, and terra cotta; mill fire protection methods (1880s); fireproof skyscrapers (1870s-1900s); fire exits and egress laws (1900s-1910s).
Inspections in the 1990s indicate some of the steel rods supporting the floors of the towers were not covered with enough fireproofing insulation.
The new technique uses a foamy solution sprayed directly onto asbestos-containing fireproofing. The foam chemically digests asbestos fibers, dissolving them into harmless minerals.
of Boca Raton, Fla., and the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Upton, N.Y., have developed a chemical foam that lets building owners treat asbestos-containing fireproofing material without removing it.
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