Saturday, February 17

Building Safety

Types of Wire Used for Invisible Fences
Building Safety

Types of Wire Used for Invisible Fences

When it comes to keeping our furry friends safe and contained, invisible fences have revolutionized the way we approach pet containment. But did you know that the type of wire you choose for your invisible fence can have a significant impact on its performance and durability? There are several factors to consider when selecting the right wire for your invisible fence. Factors such as wire gauge, wire resistance, and choosing between factory-grade and professional-grade wire can all affect the overall effectiveness of your system. At Performance Wire and Cable, we offer a wide range of high-quality wire options for invisible fences. Our wire features HMWPE insulation, providing superior resistance to corrosion, abrasion, crushing, chemicals, oils, and moisture. With our durable wire solut...
Types of Fireproofing for Steel
Building Safety

Types of Fireproofing for Steel

Structural steel is not only strong and recyclable, but it is also highly resistant to fire. There are multiple fireproofing methods for structural steel, each with its own advantages and drawbacks. Fireproofing your building's structural steel is required by building codes and regulations to ensure the safety and integrity of the structure during fire events. **Key Takeaways:** Structural steel is highly resistant to fire. Fireproofing methods for steel are necessary for building safety and compliance. There are multiple fireproofing methods available for structural steel. In the sections that follow, we will explore different fireproofing methods for steel, including intumescent coating, flexible blanket systems, rigid board fireproofing, and fireproofing with concrete. We will ...