Fire Protection Painting

Fire Protection Painting and coverings

Fire Protection Painting

Intumescent coatings are designed to expand when exposed to high levels of heat. This expansion retards the transfer of heat, giving up to four hours protection during a fire and greatly reducing the immediate impact of fire spread and heat damage. In structural steel this retardant quality helps to maintain the building’s load bearing abilities so preventing short term collapse or distortion.
Different applied thickness of intumescent coating will give varying thicknesses of ‘char’ and therefore differing time periods of fire resistance. The amount of applied intumescent required to give the specified period (usually 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes) is usually referred to as the ‘loading’ needed.

  • Passive Fire Protection
  • Fire Compartmentalisation
  • Protective Intumescent Coatings for Structural Steelwork
  • Site Inspection
  • Primer & Topseal
  • Fire-stopping Solutions Solvent & Waterborne Systems
  • Quick Drying Systems
  • On-site Thickness Checks & Certification

Halls Decorators are dedicated to using the latest and most innovative fire protection coatings for your property, providing potentially life-saving solutions. Our fire protection coatings can be applied to steel structures, timber surfaces, service penetrations and construction movement joints. Degrees of fire protection offered include 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.

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