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Black Plastic Sheeting For Haunted Houses!

Posted by Nana Hinsley on Thu, Aug 14, 2014 @ 04:10

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It's that time of the year again when Haunted House designers are ordering our GPS Black Plastic Sheeting that is fire retardant.  Now more than ever, fire marshals insist that the black plastic sheeting be flame resistant in the even someone lights their lighter. This insistance on the plastic being flame resistant is happening not only in commercial places like amusement parks, but also at smaller venues such as fund raising events at local schools.  Plastic sheeting when ignited makes for an "exciting" fire- meaning it burns like crazy!  By using fire retardant black plastic, the plastic won't add to the fire as a source of fuel.
To see the difference between regular plastic sheeting, and fire retardant plastic sheeting, click here to see the video!
As you can see, that amazing thing called fire retardant additive transforms the highly flammable black plastic sheeting into a tame non-burning product. It's important to understand that fire retardant does not mean that it won't melt. It merely means it won't add to the fuel source.
When you order fire resistant black plastic, make sure you get the Certificate of Compliance (COC) which documents that your are getting the real deal.  This certificate is what the fire marshal looks for.
Make your Halloween season safe for everyone, and use as many fire retardant products as you can in our haunted house.
Happy Halloween everyone!

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Red Stripe Fire Retardant Polyester Strapping Is What??

Posted by Nana Hinsley on Mon, Aug 11, 2014 @ 11:13

Redline FR Strapping GPS "Red Stripe" Fire Retardant Strapping is just that....a fire Rertardant woven poly strapping! What does fire resistant mean? It means that when you hold a flame under the polyester strapping it will not catch fire and burn. It will not add to the fire source. Redline meets the requirements of  the  NFPA 701, "Standard Methods of Fire Tests for Flame Propagation of Textiles and Films, 2010 edition,  (Test 1, Small Scale)  for being fire retardant!  We have the documents to prove it! The U.S. Navy has specified fire retardant strapping for a wide variety of applications. 
Why the Red Stripe you ask?  Because this way when the product is in use, people can see that the strapping is the flame retardant version.  This can mean a matter of life or death if the strapping is securing items from the ceiling.  
 
This strapping can secure pallets on trucks, item in the cavity of a plane or ship...and the list goes on. 
How strong is the Red Stripe FR Strapping?  It outperforms steep strapping/ banding not only in strength but in fuctionality.  When you cut steel banding it can snap and fly wildly from the pressure and seriously injurt people. The Redline FR Strapping can be cut with scissors, and wouldn't think of hurting a fly.  It's just like cutting rope.  
  • How heavy is the FR strapping?  The coil weighs 1/4 the weight of the streel strap coils.
  • How is is disposed of?  Unlike streel banding, disposal is as simple as tossing rope into the garbage. Just gather it up, and toss it out. 
  • Can it be re-used?  Absolutely! If the piece is long enough, and nothing has been spilled on it, to compromise the FR additive, it can be reused. Just re-tension the strap and use it again!
  • Forget workman's comp claims...this strapping cannot cut you like steel can!
What to test it yourself? 

 

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