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Penetrant
also called Service

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  1. Penetrants, or penetrating items, are the mechanical, electrical or structural items that pass through an opening in a wall or floor, such as pipes, electrical conduits, ducting, cables and cable trays, or structural steel beams and columns

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  2. as defined by a building code

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  3. When these items pierce a wall or floor assembly, they create a space between the penetrant and the surrounding structure, which can become an avenue for the spread of fire between rooms or floors

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  4. Modern building codes generally require a service penetration firestop to seal the openings around penetrants (or "services"), in order to restore the fire-resistance rating of the parent assembly

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  5. Sizing of all openings has significant impact upon the adherence to the certification listing requirements

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