Radio-Frequency Shielding Doors and Frames Assemblies

RADIO-FREQUENCY SHIELDING DOORS AND FRAMES ASSEMBLIES Radio-frequency energy is in almost everything we come in contact with, from microwaves, Wi-Fi, electricity, phones, Bluetooth devices, and more. But the radio frequency that has made our lives so efficient can also disrupt the function of other objects emitting radio-frequency or electro-magnetic frequency. The disruption of radio frequency […]

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Fire Rated Door and Frame Assemblies

Fire resistance is the property of a material (such as insulation) or assembly of materials to withstand fire, continue to perform its given function and/or provide containment of a fire for a specified period, and prevent the fire from spreading. The occupancy level, building type and egress requirements based on national, state, and local codes […]

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Attack Resistant Steel Doors and Frames

As an organization that focuses on manufacturing specialized opening solutions, we devote a significant amount of time and resources on finding new and innovative solutions through our   research and development process. Driving AMBICO’s new product development process is the need for an opening solution in the marketplace based on several architectural, geographical, and societal […]

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Brass and Bronze Clad Doors and Frames

We’re sometimes asked, “is brass better than bronze?” However, it should be noted that there are perfectly suitable applications for both materials. Brass and bronze are both metal alloys, which means they are a combination of two or more different metals. Compositions vary, but most modern bronze is 88% copper and 12% tin. Bronze may […]

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SCIF Doors & Rooms, Defense Security and Radio Frequency Environments

When it comes to unravelling the mysteries of high-security openings, SCIF room design standards should be considered. The protection and strengthening of defenses and radio frequency (RF) environments is crucial in modern-day operations. Otherwise, a business runs the risk of compromised intelligence, security, or even compliance violations. What are SCIF Room & SCIF Door Specifications? […]

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Soundproofing a Community Theatre

Striking the Balance Between a Limited Budget and Limiting Noise Architects, building owners, and developers are more conscious than ever of the need for appropriate soundproofing, and they are motivated to improve acoustic performance in theatres, schools, healthcare, and government facilities at a modest cost. Dr. Yutong Samuel Cai, a London epidemiologist, undertook research of […]

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The Benefits of Using Stainless Steel Assemblies

Stainless steel is used throughout the world for a wide variety of uses and reasons. Industrial kitchens, surgical instruments, and cookware are almost always made of stainless steel due to the resistance to rusting, durability, and ease of cleaning. Stainless steel can offer a brilliant shine and appearance without compromising the integrity of the product. […]

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What is ICC 500: Five Things You Should Know

When we recently designed and manufactured the first-ever wood door and steel frame to meet the ICC 500 standard, we had to put our product through rigorous testing to ensure it could pass the ICC 500 test criteria. But what is ICC 500 and what does it take to meet the expansive criteria? Here are […]

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Five Use Cases for Radiation Shielded Doors

What are radiation shielded doors and why do we need them? Doors are meant to keep something or someone, either out or in. Our acoustic doors are designed to control and limit sound transmission, our bullet resistant doors are designed to prevent the entry of ballistic rounds, and our blast and pressure resistant assemblies are […]

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AMBICO’s Role in Sustainable Construction

It’s no secret that sustainability and green building will continue to play a huge role in the future of the construction industry. As manufacturers move towards more sustainable products and processes, AMBICO continues to evolve to meet not only the needs of our customers, but the needs of the environment. It’s this dedication and responsibility […]

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