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1 COMPLIANCE IS NOT AN OPTION.
Fire Rated Product Specialties Corp W/N Listing No 1 Hour Fire-Rated per ASTM E119 COMPLIANCE IS NOT AN OPTION. IT’S THE LAW

2 Recessed Lighting Fixtures
Fire Rated Product Specialties Corp PRODUCTS and APPLICATIONS FN-Z FN-Z FN-Z FN-Z EXH Exhaust Fans Recessed Lighting Fixtures Plumbing / Low Voltage

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ABOUT US FRPS is the premier manufacturer of code compliant fire-rated enclosures and related products for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and low voltage devices in one hour and two hour rated assemblies.

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WHY TODAY? WHY NOW? Several recent events this decade have brought passive fire protection to the forefront: Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana 9-11, The Twin Towers, New York City MGM Grand Hotel Fire, Las Vegas

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CODE REQUIREMENTS The 2009 International Building Code (IBC) Chapter 7 for membrane penetrations in fire-resistance ratings states: “The fire-resistance rating of building elements shall be determined on accordance with the test procedures set forth in ASTM E-119 or in accordance with Section Where materials, systems or devices that have not been tested as part of a fire-resistance-rated assembly are incorporated into the assembly, sufficient data shall be made available to the building official to show that the required fire-resistance rating is not reduced. Materials and methods of construction used to protect joints and penetrations in fire-resistance-rated building elements shall not reduce the required fire-resistance rating.”

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FIRE DRAFTING DETAIL NO! YES!

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FAQ’s Why FRPS enclosures? Fire Compliance is the law.  The 2009 IBC Chapter 7 for membrane penetrations in fire-resistance ratings states: “Penetrations of membranes that are part of a fire-resistance-rated horizontal or vertical assembly shall comply with section or Where assemblies are required to have a minimum 1-hour fire-resistance rating, all fixtures or devices shall be installed such that the required fire resistance of these assemblies will not be reduced.” 2.  Why can’t I use a drywall enclosure? Site-constructed drywall enclosures are subject to the widest variations in quality of installation and consequently performance.  Those who build these drywall versions may not understand or appreciate the importance of the function of the required enclosure.  The drywall option DOES NOT perform, and it is NOT a tested and listed configuration. 3.  How do FRPS products provide cost savings? FRPS enclosures not only keep you in compliance of the fire code requirements, but they provide substantial cost savings.  When using FRPS enclosures, contractors avoid the stacking of trades and the retracing of their steps 3-4 times on a job site.  This gives them full control of their labor costs and secures bottom line profits. 4.  How do FRPS enclosures differ from other enclosures? FRPS enclosures have all been FIRE TESTED.  Always ask your wholesaler or manufacturer for the fire test listing number.  This will ensure that the product has been FIRE TESTED and is APPROVED to be used in the qualified fire rated assembly.   "Classified"  IS NOT equivalent to  "Tested and Approved, Listing # 12345“ (i.e. W/N Listing No for FRPS products).

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DRYWALL ALTERNATIVES Drywall Solutions? EXPENSIVE and NON-COMPLIANT!

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Why FRPS products? Three simple reasons . . . 1. Easy to install (just 4 drywall screws) 2. Easy to meet fire codes (see listings) 3. Easy to save time and money (eliminates the stacking of trades) W/N Listing No

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SPECIFICATIONS and LISTINGS SPECIFICATIONS LISTINGS ASTM E Intertek Listing No. W/N 20182 ANSI – A Intertek Testing Design FRPS/FME 60-01 UL Intertek Testing Design FRPS/FME 60-02 IFC/IBC Codes: Sec 7 Intertek Testing Design FRPS/FME 60-03 W/N Listing No

11 TESTED and LISTED Fire Rated Product Specialties Corp
Intertek – Warnock Hersey Listing No Furnace photo during burn test Assembly after burn test

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CLASSIFIED vs. LISTED & LABELED Many manufacturers state that their products are “UL Classified”.  Be cautious when you see this statement. “UL Classified” only implies that the product QUALIFIES to be listed, and that it is “eligible for listing”.    “UL Classified”  DOES NOT mean that the product has been  FIRE-TESTED in SUCH ASSEMBLIES. Always ask your wholesaler or manufacturer for the fire test listing number.  This will ensure that the product has been FIRE TESTED and is APPROVED to be used in the qualified fire rated assembly.  

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UL DISCLAIMER When one reads the fine print (see below) on the “UL Online Certifications Directory” page, many disclaimers are included: Notice of Disclaimer (UL Online Certifications) By accessing these Listings, Designs, Constructions, Systems, and Assemblies, the user acknowledges and accepts the terms and conditions upon which this service is made available. THIS INFORMATION AND ALL RELATED MATERIALS, SUPPORT, AND SERVICES ARE MADE AVAILABLE BY UL FOR USE ONLY BY USERS FOR THEIR INTERNAL PURPOSES AND IS "AS IS," WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. UL cannot and does not warrant that this information is current, accurate, or complete. This database contains the names of companies who have qualified to use the UL Mark and those products for which samples have been evaluated by UL and judged to be eligible for Listing. The manufacturer is not obligated to label all of his production. Accordingly, the appearance of a company's name or product in this database does not in itself assure those products are covered under UL's Listing and Follow-Up Service. Only those products bearing the appropriate UL Mark should be considered covered under UL's Listing and Follow-Up Service. Any reproduction or re-transmission of this information is prohibited unless reproduced or re-transmitted in its entirety, including this Notice of Disclaimer.

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FACT NOTE: Using non-compliant products and assemblies may result in litigation and building evacuations per Section 701.2 of the 2009 IBC update. FRPS products are fire code compliant. INTERTEK/Warnock Hersey Listing No. W/N 20182

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Product Traceability All listing information is embossed right into our metal enclosures, including production history

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APPLICATIONS FRPS Corp products can be used in a multitude of construction projects including: High Rise Complexes Apartments Strip Malls Condominiums Medical Clinics Townhouses Restaurants Express Motels Clean Rooms Student Housing Schools Military Housing Nursing Homes Senior Assisted Living

17 FRPS Corp offers several valuable training programs
Fire Rated Product Specialties Corp TRAINING FRPS Corp offers several valuable training programs throughout the year

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LIFE CYCLE COSTS Passive Fire Protection has been proven to be more cost effective in the long-term than Active Fire Protection

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Coming Soon . . . TROFFERS

20 Website: www.FRPSonline.com 708 North First Street Suite CR-32
Fire Rated Product Specialties Corp CONTACT US Fire Rated Product Specialties Corp Website: 708 North First Street Suite CR-32 Minneapolis, MN PH: FX:


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