Monday, February 8, 2010

Knowing The Construction Of Your Building

Few weeks ago, my husband and I came home early afternoon from a job interview, and we were alarmed by the sight of several fire trucks inside the complex where we live. Obviously, the problem was not from our building because they passed it, and shortly after, we found out that it was from Aunt Kathy’s building, so we rushed to their place. There they were, outside the building, kept safe by the firefighters, and there the building, smoked, blacked and soaked from the fire hose water. The fire started at other resident’s unit which was on second floor. We thank God that nobody was hurt, although all the things in the unit where the fire started were all ruined, if not totally burned.
Fire is really a big damage to our living if it hits us. That is why we always have to be careful with everything that has to do with that accident. Personally, I always make sure that the house is in safe condition even if we are just inside the house, more so ever, if we left the house. But of course, it is true that sometimes, no matter how careful we are, fire can start up beyond our control, especially if you live in a condo, complex or apartment. That is why it is very important to be informed about the materials and application they used in the construction of the building.
Let me share to you this website that can be of great help when it comes to building construction; One of the very important things for consideration is the heat shrink tubing . It is a perfect mix of the security to which it can conform which has an upper use temperature of 400 deg F (204 deg C). The high temperature, corrosion resistant tubing protects covered parts from chemical attack and mechanical damage. The seamless jacket is clear, electrically insulating, anti-stick and shows excellent weathering properties. FEP Tubing (Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene tubing) are for many things than I can imagine and some of them are the following: heat exchangers, medical tubing, telephone primary wire-coating insulation, release film, coatings, fiber optic applications, underground sampling water lines and many more. Polytetrafluoroethylene is used for many years for transferring highly caustic or corrosive chemicals. It is also for replacing carbon and other metal piping that deteriorates rapidly. For more information about PTFE Properties , I suggest that you visit their website which they periodically updated for new issues.

1 comment:

Denise said...

Helpful information.