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Life Safety for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities

Life safety systems in hospitals and health care facilities differ from those found in typical office and high-rise buildings. Special considerations require a unique blend of mechanical and control systems.

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FSAF120-24-S Actuator Spec

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FSAF24-SR Actuator Spec

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FSAF24-BAL-S Actuator Spec

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Ruskin at City Center in Vegas

FSD60FA-BAL at City Center in Vegas

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The Importance of Fire Damper Inspections

Every Fire and Combination Fire/Smoke Damper must function properly during a fire or life-safety event. To ensure that these dampers perform as tested, regular inspection and maintenance is essential.

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Modulating Fire/Smoke Dampers – Three Dampers in ONE!

Question: How do you get three dampers for the price of one? Answer: Use a modulating combination fire/smoke damper from Ruskin. Realizing the need for smoke/isolation protection and airflow regulation in return air paths, Ruskin leads the industry in UL approved dampers with modulating actuators. Whether you need 24v or pneumatic actuators inside or outside the airstream, Ruskin has the answer.

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The Importance of Stopping Smoke

Stopping smoke from migrating through HVAC systems is important to save lives and to minimize property damage. Deaths due to smoke inhalation far outnumber deaths due to burns. Interestingly, smoke inhalation deaths have dropped with the advent of improved smoke mitigation methods designed into HVAC systems. New fire/smoke dampers have been introduced that increase designer and installer flexibility. Proper installation, along with knowledge of current codes and standards, can save lives.

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New UL Approved Breakaway Connections

Ruskin introduces their newest UL Products Labor Saver - Universal Flanged Breakaway Connections.

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Ruskin leads the way on UL Approved Fire/Smoke Damper Sealants

Ruskin has recently announced the first water-based high velocity duct sealant approved for use on its fire and combination fire/smoke dampers. The Design Polymerics DP1010 duct sealant is the ideal choice for increasingly popular environmentally friendly applications and has a Flame Spread and Smoke Developed rating of 0.

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