2022 IAEI Eastern Section Meeting

Come visit us at the 2022 Eastern Section Meeting. The Radix DuraLife team will be on hand to answer any questions about our growing DuraLife 2-Hour Fire Rated Cable product line. When: September 30 – October 2, 2022Where: Lancaster, PA For more information, please visit: iaei.org

2022 IAEI Southern Section Meeting

Come visit us at the 2022 Southern Section Meeting. The Radix DuraLife team will be on hand to answer any questions about our growing DuraLife 2-Hour Fire Rated Cable product line. When: October 9-12, 2022Where: Savannah, GA For more information, please visit: iaei.org

Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) Annual Conference and Trade Show

Come visit us at the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) Annual Conference and Trade Show. The Radix DuraLife team will be on hand to answer any questions about our growing DuraLife 2-Hour Fire Rated Cable product line. When: October 12-14Where: Detroit, MI For more information, please visit: sfpe.org

AISTech 2022

Come visit us at AISTech 2022 – Booth 2429 Radix Wire & Cable is the leading manufacturer of UL, CSA and factory‐rated electrical wire and cable for high performance, extreme temperature applications. The company’s product portfolio consists of unique wire and cable products with temperature ratings from 150°C to 1,000°C, voltage ratings from 300V to … Read more

Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo 2022

Come visit us at the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo 2022 – Booth 619. Radix Wire & Cable is the leading manufacturer of UL, CSA and factory‐rated electrical wire and cable for high performance, extreme temperature applications. The company’s product portfolio consists of unique wire and cable products with temperature ratings from 150°C to 1,000°C, … Read more

AFAA 2022 Annual Meeting and Codes Conference

Come visit us at the AFAA 2022 Annual Meeting and Codes Conference The DuraLife team will be on hand to answer any questions about our growing DuraLife 2-Hour Fire Rated Cable product line. When: May 3-5Where: Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Palm Coast, FL For more information, please visit: afaa.org

NFPA 2022 Conference & Expo

Come visit us at the NFPA 2022 Conference & Expo. The DuraLife team will be on hand to answer any questions about our growing DuraLife 2-Hour Fire Rated Cable product line. When: June 6-9Where: Boston, MA For more information, please visit: nfpa.org

Radix Fire Protection & Cable Product Video

Radix Wire’s DuraLife® brand cables are UL 2196 / CAN-ULC S139 two-hour certified and meet the mandatory NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code pathway survivability circuit requirements.

2019 IAEI Southern Section Meeting

Come visit us at the 2019 IAEI Southern Section Meeting! The DuraLife team will be on hand to answer any questions about our growing DuraLife 2-Hour Fire Rated Cable product line. When: October 6-9, 2019Where: Chattanooga Marriott Downtown – Chattanooga, TN For more information, please visit: https://www.iaei.org/southern

2019 IAEI Eastern Section Meeting

Come visit us at the 2019 IAEI Eastern Section Meeting! The DuraLife team will be on hand to answer any questions about our growing DuraLife 2-Hour Fire Rated Cable product line. When: September 26-29, 2019Where: Marriott Downtown Syracuse – Syracuse, NY. For more information, please visit: https://www.iaei.org/eastern

2019 AIST Midwest Chapter Vendor Fair

Visit Radix Wire & Cable at the 2019 AIST Midwest Chapter Vendor Fair at the Avalon Manor, Merrillville, IN on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 from 3pm to 8pm. To learn more about the Vendor Fair, please visit the AIST website at Midwest Member Chapter Annual Vendor Fair Stop by our table to learn more about solutions … Read more

Radix Wire to exhibit at the 2018 SFPE Conference and Expo

October 28 – 30 | Renaissance Nashville Hotel | Nashville, TN Booth #34 “This annual event is frequently cited as the top source of the latest technical information on fire protection engineering issues and emerging trends, case studies, research, and codes and standards. With more than 400 leading professionals from around the globe participating in … Read more

2018 IAEI Southern Section Meeting

Come visit us at the 2018 IAEI Southern Section Meeting! A representative from Radix Wire will be on hand to promote our growing DuraLife product line. When: October 8 – 10, 2018 Where: Kings Mill Resort – Williamsburg, VA

2018 IAEI Eastern Section Meeting

Come visit us at the 2018 IAEI Eastern Section Meeting! A representative from Radix Wire will be on hand to promote our growing DuraLife product line. When: September 28-30, 2018Where: Scranton Hilton – Scranton, PA

Circuit Integrity Solutions for NFPA 502

This week we will be exploring some of the uses of circuit integrity solutions for use in accordance with NFPA 502: Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways. According to section 12.1.2 in the new 2017 edition, emergency circuits installed in a road tunnel shall remain functional for a period of one … Read more

Circuit Integrity Solutions for Critical Operations Facilities (COPS)

This week we will be exploring some of the uses of circuit integrity solutions for critical operations facilities (COPS). The electrical installation requirements for these facilities are covered in Article 708 of the National Electrical Code. The Article covers all aspects of electrical installation requirements for these facility types, but the section that pertains to … Read more

Wheatland FasTrak ® Plus Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT)

Last week we began a three-part series covering some of the most commonly asked questions we encounter in the field regarding our electrical circuit integrity systems. DuraLife-W (wet-rated) and DuraLife FPL (dry-rated) (dry-rated) 2-hour fire-resistive cables are UL 2196 certified and they meet the pathway survivability circuit requirements found in the NFPA 72. However, as indicated in last week’s … Read more

Compression Couplings or Set-screw Fittings?

While meeting with electrical contractors and fire-alarm vendors during my travels, great discussion surrounds electrical circuit integrity systems and meeting and maintaining UL 2196 & NFPA 72 code compliance. Radix Wire’s DuraLife 2-Hour fire-resistive cables are certified for 2-hour circuit integrity, which means they meet the pathway survivability circuit requirements in the NFPA 72, but the hardware … Read more

NEW DuraLife® FPL Certified Hardware and Components Data Sheet

Radix Wire’s DuraLifeTM FPL Cables are part of a complete electrical circuit integrity system tested and certified compliant under the UL 2196 standard for fire-resistive cables. Circuit Integrity reliability in a fire event depends not only on our superior 2-Hour Fire-Rated cables, but the usage of certified hardware components and materials as well. Once we’ve successfully tested our … Read more

Electrical Circuit Integrity Systems Applications

Where are 2-hour fire-rated electrical circuit integrity systems typically located? “These systems are primarily installed in mixed occupancy high-rise buildings, and in tunnels, bridges, and other commercial infrastructures. In many circumstances, the referenced systems exist in conjunction with other fire mitigation system options, which are not in question. Within a building or structure, the locations … Read more

Spec Positioning

As a fire-alarm systems integrator or electrical contractor, even with years of experience in the field, understanding newly-certified 2-hour fire-rated electrical circuit integrity systems can be challenging. Frankly, Radix Wire understands. We are relentless in our efforts to simplify the installation process; we provide user-friendly data sheets, clear and concise installation guides, and explain the … Read more