One important consideration when purchasing a fire resistant safe is what degree of protection your valuables require and which fire rating will most closely correspond to your needs. In order to make the most out of your safe it’s a good idea to know what you will be storing inside and also the approximate burn temperatures for your valuables. Here we’ll look at some common items and the maximum temperatures they can reach before they autoignite, melt, or are otherwise rendered inoperable.
Thanks to Ray Bradbury’s famous novel about censorship most of us know the temperature that will make paper will autoignite. (more…)