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Specified Technologies Inc. is an industry leader in developing innovative fire protection systems that help stop the spread of fire, smoke, and hot gases. For 30 years now, our team has worked hand in hand with the construction industry to create simple solutions to complex firestopping problems.




SOMERVILLE, NJ – Specified Technologies Inc. (STI), a leading firestop, smoke, and sound building products manufacturer, has announced the release of the all-new TTG with Ultra-Sealing Foam. TTG is an innovative construction material that eliminates the need for firestop sealants or sprays by allowing contractors to firestop as the wall is constructed. Contractors have used…


Baptist Health Establishes and Enforces Contractor Above Ceiling Policy for Firestopping

Departments at Baptist Health had hired contractors to do above-ceiling work at several different Baptist Health facilities but firestopping was not a part of the work. As a result, a rigid Ceiling Access and Barrier Management Policy and Procedure was established. Read the entire case study below to learn more about how STI Firestop helped and…


What is the UL Technical Evaluation Developer Program (ULTEDP)?

What is the UL Technical Evaluation Developer Program (UL TEDP) and what are the benefits that it will bring to the industry? The UL TEDP program provides a management system for developing Engineering Judgements (EJs), also known as Technical Evaluations (TEs), issued by firestop manufacturers. The program is administered by UL for the purpose of…


Kettering Medical Center Implements Barrier Management Program to Ensure Fire Barrier Integrity

When Kettering Medical Center needed to ensure compliance with Life Safety Standards, NFPA 101 Life Safety Codes, and NFPA 80, they relied on STI Firestop to help.  In addition to exclusively using STI products, some individuals at the facility needed education about barrier remediation. Read the entire case study below to learn more about how STI Firestop…


Michael Crowley – Coffman Engineers

 Key Takeaways Mike’s Background Over 40 years of Fire Protection Consulting Experience Studied Fire Protection and Safety Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology Labs were at Underwriters Laboratories Received an MBA from University of Houston Working at Rolf Jensen and Associates and then Jensen Hughes Over 30 years Involved in the code writing process…


Why Failed Firestop Performance Tests Can Be A Good Thing

After 25 years of testing firestop systems, I can safely say that I have learned more about product performance from failed tests than from the tests I passed.   Observing a failure during a fire test is truly the best way to figure out the limitations of a given system. Witnessing a test watching how…


InGRIDable Ingenuity: A Story of the EZ Path® Modular Grid System

We celebrate 20 years of innovation in fire-rated cable pathways with our EZ Path® Fire-Rated Pathway. When we speak of “fire-rated pathways,” it is a term we coined. As telecommunications professionals will tell you, the pathway is defined as the system that carries the cabling from the telecommunications rooms (TRs) throughout the building. We envisioned…

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