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Sherwin-Williams’ FIRETEX® Range: Advanced Fire Protection

FIRETEX FX Range of Water-Based PFPs

In 2011, after 150 years, Leighs Paints, the industrial paint manufacturer, was acquired by the internationally recognised Sherwin-Williams company. To this day, many consumers within the industrial sector still refer to Leigh Paints as a leading manufacturer, and it is for those customers that Rawlins Paints has an ever-growing range of Sherwin-Williams paints which also cover Leigh Paints’ highly praised ...

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Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace

Fire safety at work using the correct protective products

In Case of Fire: Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace When talking about fire resistant materials, and the fire resistance of a property or passive fire protection system, it generally refers to the ‘fire resistance rating’ and how long it can contain the spread of fire. This is typically measured as periods of time – usually 30, 60, 90 or ...

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Fire Resistant Products: Everything You Need to Know

Fire retardant paints are most frequently used to provide fire resistance in large scale industrial spaces, public buildings and facilities, or on new builds. They can also be used on smaller DIY projects, but not for those tasks that simply require heat resistant paint, like BBQs and exhaust pipes. Rawlins Paints is one of the UK’s largest stockists of fire ...

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Fire retardant paint and intumescent coatings

Fireproof internal wooden structures and frames

Can anyone apply them or do you need a specialist applicator? You don’t always need an expert for certain painting applications. Before you hire a professional, why not consider doing the work yourself? You can save money and feel proud in your work! Of course, in some situations, it is better to seek professional help so always weigh up both ...

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Intumescent paint colours and getting a good finish on steel

Painting Structural Steelwork

Intumescent paints are fantastic for fire safety, as they help to protect the surface below. Additionally, intumescent paints can be used to achieve fantastic decorative finishes on steelwork. There are different finishes available to use on steel, depending on your desired look. How to get a good finish using intumescent paint on steel Base If you start with a quality ...

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Satisfying fire regulations for walls and ceilings in communal areas

A Striking Fire Exit

Are you ready to upgrade your walls and ceilings? Or are you starting a new job completely? Either way, it’s time to think about fire safety. If you are undertaking a project that involves communal areas, there are certain regulations you need to adhere to, to ensure fire safety. It’s important that you protect yourself as well as any visitors, ...

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