Thermoguard Fire Varnish BS Class 1/0 & EN Class B System
Thermoguard Fire Varnish BS Class 1/0 & EN Class B System is a clear fire retardant varnish for interior and exterior timber surfaces. Each pack contains the correct amount of basecoat (Fire Varnish Basecoat) and topcoat (Fire Varnish Overcoat) to ensure protection is achieved inline with the manufacturers recommendations to the respective area in question.
Thermoguard Fire Varnish BS Class 1/0 & EN Class B System is a clear fire retardant varnish for interior and exterior timber surfaces. These packs have been created to help users ensure they are purchasing sufficient product for their project. Each pack contains the correct amount of basecoat (Fire Varnish Basecoat) and topcoat (Fire Varnish Overcoat) to ensure protection is achieved inline with the manufacturers recommendations to the respective area in question.
Each component of the packs can still be purchased individually if required here: Thermoguard Fire Varnish Basecoat and here: Thermoguard Fire Varnish Overcoat (Interior) / Thermoguard Fire Varnish Overcoat (Exterior)
- 20m² Pack (Interior Spec.) = 1 x 20m² Fire Varnish Basecoat + 1 x 20m² Fire Varnish Overcoat (Interior)
- 20m² Pack (Exterior Spec.) = 1 x 20m² Fire Varnish Basecoat + 2 x 20m² Fire Varnish Overcoat (Exterior)
- 80m² Pack (Interior Spec.) = 4 x 20m² Fire Varnish Basecoat + 1 x 80m² Fire Varnish Overcoat (Interior)
- 80m² Pack (Exterior Spec.) = 4 x 20m² Fire Varnish Basecoat + 2 x 80m² Fire Varnish Overcoat (Exterior)
Specification and Application
Prepare and apply – (INTERIOR)
- 1 coat of Thermoguard Fire Varnish Basecoat
- 1 coat of Thermoguard Fire Varnish Overcoat (Interior) Matt or Satin
Prepare and apply – (EXTERIOR, DAMP, HIGH WEAR AREAS or FRUITWOODS)
- 1 coat of Thermoguard Fire Varnish Basecoat
- 2 coats of Thermoguard Fire Varnish Overcoat (Exterior) Matt or Satin
Application by painters, decorators and other professional users only. Refer to instructions on Fire Varnish Basecoat and Overcoat containers.
Previously Varnished and Stained Surfaces or Wood Preservers
The Thermoguard Fire Varnish System can be applied over firmly adhered standard clear varnish. For existing stained varnishes, stain coatings, old fire coatings or if in doubt, contact our Technical Department on 0113 2455450.
- If preservatives are required, use rapid drying clear non water repellent grades*.
- For tanalised or other preservative treatments, contact our Technical Department.
*Allow adequate time for stain or preservative fluids to escape before applying the Thermoguard Fire Varnish System.
Fire Test Standards and Certification
- EN Class B s2 d0
- BS Class 1 and Class 0
Note - For 30 or 60 mins Fire Resistance, see Thermoguard Fire Varnish 30 & 60min Protection System Packs.
For fire protection to doors, see Fire Door Upgrade Kits
Thermoguard issue a Certificate of Supply upon request for each correctly specified project for Insurance, Fire and Building Control Authority and Client Records against proof of purchase.
- Cover, countersink & fill, or use non-ferrous, galvanized, stainless or sheradised fittings
- Ensure surfaces are dry, clean and free of all contamination.
- Varnished, sealed or non-porous wood should be abraded thoroughly with medium grade silicone carbide abrasive when dry to provide a good key.
- During application & drying of the full system:-
- Ensure surfaces are thoroughly dry – max 18% moisture content.
- Maximum relative humidity RH 75%.
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Minimum air temperature 6°C. Minimum surface temperature 3°C above dewpoint– avoid condensation.
- A gloss finish is available in both interior and exterior versions in batch quantities for large projects
It is your responsibility to read the Product Data Sheets (available below) before you place an order and prior to application of the product. The content of this website is our best recommendation and is not advice. Coverage rates quoted are approximate, you agree that coverage depends on the condition of the substrate, surface absorption, texture and application method. We ALWAYS recommend a trial area is coated to ensure the product meets your requirements before use.
|Application||Brush, Roller, Spray|
|The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.|
|Frank Caldwell on 16/05/2017|
Question: What is the drying times for this product?
Basecoat = Touch Dry: 18 hours / Overcoat: 24 hours
Overcoat = Touch Dry: 8 hours / Overcoat: 12 hours
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