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#154040 - 02/15/04 03:46 PM Fire taping
Ryan_J Offline

Registered: 08/19/03
Posts: 1355
Loc: West Jordan, Utah, USA
When I write on an inspection report that "fire resistance rated walls must have joints taped", I don't mean duct tape.

Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City

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#154041 - 02/15/04 04:32 PM Re: Fire taping
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Is that a "fire resistant wall", or is it a draft stop?

#154042 - 02/15/04 04:41 PM Re: Fire taping
Ryan_J Offline

Registered: 08/19/03
Posts: 1355
Loc: West Jordan, Utah, USA
It's a draft stop. I still thought it was pretty funny.
Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City

#154043 - 02/16/04 07:47 PM Re: Fire taping
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Registered: 10/19/00
Posts: 2724
Loc: Anaheim, CA. USA
Darn right it's funny!!!

I've also heard the term "Fire Curtain" for Draft Stops.
With that in mind - and the ">2 Hr. Duct Tape", next Draft Stop will be heavy asbestos curtains, dangling from jack chain!

Scott " 35 " Thompson
Just Say NO To Green Eggs And Ham!

#154044 - 02/16/04 10:08 PM Re: Fire taping
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Registered: 04/10/02
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A little "artistic license" would have been nice.


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