CANNON FIRE PROTECTION
“The only items that I was able to walk away with after the fire were the items in my two Cannon Safes," Doug Cummings, Corbin, KY
STORIES LIKE THE CUMMINGS FAMILY ARE THE REASON WE COME TO WORK EVERY DAY TO PRODUCE SAFES THAT BRING YOU QUALITY AND VALUE; PROVIDING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WITH PEACE OF MIND IN YOUR HOME WITH THE BEST FIRE RATING ON THE MARKET.
CANNON’S TRUE FIRE TEST
Fire causes countless billions in damage every year, with a new fire starting every 60 seconds. Consumers seeking a home or office safe are sure to become extremely confused with the "broad" representations made by some manufacturers. Cannon is here to help you decide the best safe for you and your family.
ETL DIVISIONS OF
INTERTEK INDEPENDENT TESTERS
Cannon Safe has had their safes tested by Intertek for over the last 10 years and we work with them because they are the best in the industry when it comes to fire tests. We ensure our safes live up to our True Fire Test promise with the help of Intertek.
Founded in 1896, with more than 100 years of consumer and industrial testing verifications. Internationally Recognized Testing everywhere for products with labs in over 14 countries. Completely Independent. INTERTEK IS NOT A CONSULTANT they do not work for the manufacturers tested. This ensures factual scientific results based on pure raw performance data.
When a fire safe is tested by a non-accredited laboratory while using an unpublished test, it is virtually impossible to verify its legitimacy. When shopping for security safes, consumers looking for explicit fire protection should seek a security container that has been
ETL is the industry standard for fire validation and is the only testing facility in the industry that will allow consumers to actually confirm a seller's claim.
OUR FIRE RATINGS
When comparing the fire ratings of various safe manufacturers, it is important to understand that there are no established industry standards for the ratings.
For instance, unlike competitor fire testing which holds temperatures at a lower degree until the last 5 minutes of the test, Cannon's laboratory-approved True Fire Test protocol reaches the maximum degrees of 1200°F within 8 minutes of the start—And Cannon's True Fire Test places not one--but nine--sensors inside the safe to get the most accurate test results. The True Fire Test is one more reason to trust your valuables to Cannon.
TEMPERATURE READINGS & SENSORS
The temperature inside a safe during a fire can vary drastically between the bottom and the top of the interior. Intertek-ETL's intense battery of tests dictate, if ANY sensor in the safe reaches 350 oF, the test will then stop immediately. As heat rises, the top quadrant of a safe is the hottest - many competitors limit thermo-sensor placement far away from this upper area or simply don't install any at all up top! This provides a deadly false reading - with much, much longer burn times being presented. In actual practice, your belongings on the interior would be molten before the "advertised" fire rating is achieved. Cannon Safe uses 9 sensors in our True Fire Test and places them on all levels of the safe.
FIRE BURNING RATES
THE INTERNAL TEMPERATURE
OF OUR SAFES ARE TESTED AT 350ºF
That means Cannon has you covered
if the unfortunate ever happens.
FIRE RATINGS OFFERED
BY CANNON SAFE
HEAT SEAL TRIPLE FIN ITUMESCENT
Smoke inside of your safe can cause more damage the fire itself, when your safe is in a fire the fire board releases gypsum water. Gypsum water mixed with smoke makes an “acid-rain” that will ruin your contents no matter how good your fire rating is.
Our Triple Fin Intumescent Heat Seal prevents smoke from entering your safe during a fire and once the temperature outside of your safe reaches 260oF it will expand sealing your door from smoke damage, protecting your contents in the safe.