International Interchar 1290


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International Interchar 1290 is a single component, borate and chlorine free, water borne intumescent coating designed for on-site application to structural steel requiring protection from cellulosic fire. International Interchar 1290 is a low VOC acrylic intumescent material independently fire tested in accordance with BS 476 Parts 20-22.

International Interchar 1290 is a thin film waterborne intumescent coating optimised for hollow sections up to 180 minutes fire resistance whilst still maintaining aesthetics.

  • Optimized loadings for 90-120 minutes fire resistance
  • Tested to BS 476: Parts 20-22
  • Compatible with a wide range of primers and a full topcoat colour range including waterborne topcoats through our Interthane®, Interfine® and Intercryl® range
  • High potential for thickness optimization to complement structural fire engineering solutions
  • Fast drying characteristics for excellent productivity
  • Single pack product for fast and easy single leg airless spray application
  • High solids, low odor, low VOC formulation (according to EU Solvent Emissions Directive (SED) 1999/13/EC)

Fire protection with aesthetic appeal

Interchar 1290 has been designed to allow fireproofing without compromising aesthetic appeal:

  • Competitive dry film thicknesses
  • Applied as a thin layer, it does not compromise intricate designs and shapes created from the structural steel
  • Easy overcoating with a wide range of tintable topcoats

Typical uses

Provides passive fire protection to structural steelwork while maintaining architectural aesthetics for commercial infrastructure assets including:

  • Airports
  • Stadia and leisure facilities
  • Commercial buildings
  • Retail complexes

IMPORTANT FIRE PRODUCTS NOTICE: The information displayed on this website should be used as a guide ONLY and our Technical Department should be contacted to obtain a tailored specification and any advice necessary before you place an order for fire protection products. Fire protection products are non-returnable except in accordance with Condition 8 of the Terms and Conditions and should be applied only by an individual with the necessary expertise and experience. We will not be held liable for any resulting damage to property, human life or monetary costs incurred due to the incorrect specification you have prepared or use of fire protection products caused by your negligence, including your failure to have contacted us to obtain the relevant advice/specification.

Product Details

Data sheet

220-740 microns (8.8-29.6 mils) dry equivalent to 297-1000 microns (11.9-40 mils) wet

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