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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Why are fireproofing materials such as intumescent or cementitious coatings used on structural steel in buildings?

to keep the steel from catching on fire
to delay the steel's loss of strength and the failure of the structure until it can be evacuated
to prevent loss of strength
none of these

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