fire-protection rating

fire-protection rating

The time in hours, or fractions thereof, that a material (or an assemblage of materials) can withstand fire exposure, as determined by a fire test conducted in accordance with applicable code requirements.
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The system was required for housekeeping purposes for the pan house, which is the actual factory in which the raw sugar is refined, and hence where a specific fire-protection rating is necessary.