Do you thinking to have a fireproof office safe box? That is interesting to know that the average number of daily news reports about fire is almost twice the number of news that is being published every day about theft of residential and office units. According to the ISNA news agency, the number of fires increased only in Tehran from 8,000 in the year 2005 to 22,590 in 2015, which means an average of about 65 fires per day.
Cash, check, jewelry, CD, and magnetic documents each one needs their own fireproof safe box to protect against fire. Class 150 is a model of office fireproofs that remains during firings above 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, the internal temperature remains below 150 degrees and protects magnetic documents against fire.
There are specific and general features that we need to look at when choosing a fireproof safe. But except for these cases, there are other specific points that will be carefully considered by us for the correct selection and purchase of a fireproof office safes. Before reviewing these tips, we recommend looking at this article: What is the UL list?
Do not risk! Your documents are very valuable. Many safes have “fireproof stickers,” but the fact is that is not enough. In addition to being registered in the UL list, the length of time that the safe could take the heat is should also be clear. If this threshold is less than 30 minutes, stop buying process quickly.
The duration of the product’s fire resistance is specified an hour, but is this enough reason to buy? No. Many safes have “fireproof stickers” but they are not so fireproof! The threshold of internal temperature is also very important. In class 350, when ambient temperatures rise to 2,000 degrees, the internal temperature remains below 350 degrees; this is enough to hold the document and paper documents in safe. But if you want to protect your hard drives and other magnetic documents well, you’ll need to pick up the 150 and 125 class range from the seller.
Safes with mechanical locks are generally (and not for every brand) more reliable choice for fireproof products, as they usually has better resistance against fire than digital locks. Of course, this could be overshadow by the fire resistance and the quality of the lock and its encryption system.
Do not forget to first determine the application you are expecting before choosing a home safe or any other product. If beauty of the product is important to you, you should choose a decorative safes.
Need help? If you have not yet chosen a product, or have not decided to buy a safe box, you can use the free consultation service of Spitman experts.
Maybe for many people the fire resistance ability is not the first priority to choose a safe box. Many business owners prefer having a beautiful decorative safes that are compatible with the interior design of their office, or, maybe the digital feature are the most important to choose. Accordingly, there are also two more general types of office safes listed below for you.
If you have not yet chosen the product you are looking for, it might be good to get familiar with the best-selling and featured safes.