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December 28, 2018

FlameTech FRTW spec now available on ARCAT.com

Good Afternoon! I wanted to briefly share with you all that the FlameTech FRTW 3-Part specification is now available online via ARCAT.com. You can visit our sponsored pages and content by selecting…
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November 29, 2018

Fire Resistant Building: The Cost

With the rise of wild fires impacting towns, cities and major metropolitan areas across the country, the Insurance Industry is finally getting involved to examine building codes as it pertains…
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November 28, 2018

Fire Retardant Treated Wood – Know your stuff!

This post features a few different topics of which cause a variety of head-shaking by me on a regular basis. The goal of this post is to provide insight and…
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November 26, 2018

Specifying and Using Fire Retardant & Preservative Treated Wood

Our good friends at the Western Wood Preservers Institute have created some excellent resources to assist Industry professionals in gaining an increased understanding of how fire retardant & preservative treated…
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November 20, 2018

“It needs to be PT & FRTW.”

One of the purposes of this blog is to help increase reader's knowledge and understanding of what we do in the Wood Treatment Industry and how that impacts you and…
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November 20, 2018

You want an ALTERNATIVE?

 Alternative Materials & Methods and the Emergence of Spray-Applied Fire Retardants. With the emergence of spray-applied fire retardants and other topically applied systems, I feel that it’s only pertinent to…
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November 15, 2018

Fire Rated Wall Assemblies in Type-III Wood-Framed Jobs

Insulation Requirements for wall assemblies --- Did You Know? Did you know that Fire Rated Wall Assemblies built with Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) have precise insulation requirements that spell…