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<anchor role="natural" id="p2000ad1c9980482"></anchor><emphasis role="bold">Fireproofing or Fire Resisting?</emphasis> Fireproofing, in many cases, might better be referred to as fire resistance because the materials applied, mainly to structural steel systems, are meant to protect these systems from collapsing when exposed to the presence of fire for specific periods of time (one, two, three, or four hours). In other cases, …
Sidney M. Levy: Construction Building Envelope and Interior Finishes Databook. Fireproofing, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export