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What To Look For When Buying a Fire Safe

Fireproof safes are a type of safe that have been manufactured and designed to protect the contents from high temperatures and humidity.

Items get damaged at varying temperatures in a fire so you will need to choose a model with the right protection.





What length of fire protection is available?

Fire safes come with different lengths of fire protection, to protect paper documents there are models with 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes and 120 minutes.

If you want to protect computer tapes, film and hard drives then these models have 60 minutes, 90 minutes and 120 minutes protection.

We are now finding that a lot of customers want the peace of mind of both security and fire protection. These models offer fire protection for 30 or 60 minutes for paper and are also insurance approved to a security rating.

There are a wide selection of different models to choose from depending on the items you are storing, so please feel free to call one of our friendly sales advisors to discuss the best option for you.

Phoenix Titan 1281K Key Safe with Fire Protection


Do I need a specific safe or cabinet for computer tapes?

If you want to protect computer media such as DAT or LTO tapes then you will require a specific magnetic media safe or data safe. These are available with a 60, 90 or 120 minutes rating and have far thicker walls and a different mix inside the walls to give the right level of protection.

If you need to store larger volumes of data then there are a variety of media cupboards to choose from.





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