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Ballistic fire barriers - Part II

John Sinisi

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With new threats endangering the safety of substations, critical infrastructure protection in substations has come to include sniper fire, ballistics and blast protection. Safe by Design approach allows that all types of design safety and performance criteria – fire, blast, impact, wind – cross over from safety to security. In this article Critical Infrastructure Protection innovations and strategy options are discussed, with a focus on ballistic fire barriers that provide both safety and security at critical facilities.


ballistic fire barriers; blast barriers; critical infrastructure protection; Safe by Design; UL 752; NFPA 851

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