Bollom Brosteel Ultra 60

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Brosteel Ultra 60, from Bollom, is a revolutionary new thin-film waterborne intumescent paint (click here for others) designed to provide 30 and 60 minutes fire resistance on standard, interior structural steel members. Its water-based formulation is quick drying and provides easy application - it can be applied by brush, roller or airless spray straight from the can.

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Product Description

Brosteel Ultra 60 - White Intumescent Paint

Once a steel surface has been primed with a suitable anti-corrosive primer, Brosteel Ultra 60 can be applied. This quick drying, matt white, thin-film intumescent coating is a hugely popular fire resistant product for interior structural steel in the UK and provides 30 and 60 minutes fire resistance. Please download the product data sheets available from the 'DATASHEETS' tab above for full details and/or contact the Technical Department.

Brosteel Ultra 60 can also be overcoated with its own range of Flameguard Ultra approved topcoats to provide a desired colour, finish and protection. For external steel protection see Bollom Fireshield Ultra Universal.

The Basics

What you really need to know...

  • Provides 30 minutes fire protection in only one coat, 60 minutes can be achieved in two coats.*
  • To be applied to suitably primed structural steel
  • If a finish is required, either for decoration or protection against moisture Brosteel Ultra 60 can be overcoated with Bollom Flameguard Ultra Topcoats
  • Certificate of Conformance and Installation is issued with every correctly applied purchase upon request.
  • Fully fire tested BS476:Part 20/21:1987.
  • Can be applied with a roller, brush or airless spray.

Fire Protection Simplified

Brosteel Ultra 60 is designed to take the guesswork out of intumescent specification, the simplified formulation provides 30 minutes fire protection in only one coat - 60 minutes can be achieved in two coats.*

Certification & Approval

Brosteel Ultra 60 Intumescent Paint for Structural Steel has been fully fire tested BS476:Part 20/21:1987, and Installation and Conformance Certificates are supplied with every correctly applied purchase upon request.

Advantages

  • Simplicity - Simplified specification and simple application procedures.
  • Cost effective - Due to its easy-to-apply, water-based formulation
  • Brosteel Ultra 60 is a specialist water-based product that a competent contractor will find easy to apply. Application is by brush, roller or airless spray.
  • Certified - Certificates of Conformance and Installation can be supplied with every purchase.


*Amount of coats and film thicknesses required may vary dependent upon the type of steel to be protected - please consult the Technical Department or Data Sheets for more information.

How to get Fire Certification

It’s simple, just keep proof of purchase, batch numbers of the products used along with site details and contact Bollom Customer Services Department on 0191 410 6611 with the information and they will send you the relevant Certificate of Supply within 5 working days.

Brosteel Ultra 60 has been made with the professional painter and decorator in mind and all products are easy to apply and have been fire tested to BS476:Part 20/21:1987.

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.

Technical Data

Typical Coverage (per coat)See Data Sheet
Touch DrySee Data Sheet
ApplicationBrush, Roller, Spray
The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.

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Customer agrees that before placing an Order, Customer has read and understood the most up to date Product Data Sheet for the Product. Where we have access to the Product Data Sheet from the manufacturer, we will either provide a copy on request, or include a link to the Product Data Sheet available on the manufacturer’s website. Customer further agrees that we have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets. For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions of Sale.

Questions



questions John Soutar  on 26/03/2018
Question: 

Can your paint be used on galvanised steelwork and is it necessary?

Answer: 

Bare galvanised steel must first be prepared and primed with Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3. Follow manufacturers instruction for preparation, use, overcoating times, etc.

questions iulian dragoi on 06/02/2018
Question: 

Can we paint bollams 60min intumescent paint over steel painted with red oxide ?

Answer: 

Brosteel Ultra 60 should be applied onto clean, undamaged, dry and primed steel surfaces.


Certain types of primers can cause adhesion problems and should be avoided, these include:



  • Chlorinated rubbers

  • Bitumen

  • Thermoplastic primers


The manufacturer has carried out compatibility testing on a wide range of primers, for confirmation of compatibility with Brosteel Ultra 60 please contact our Technical Department on 0113 2455450 or [email protected]

questions lindsay nichol on 17/08/2017
Question: do you need to use a primer of some sort on new universal steel beams before applying the ultra 60
thank you
Answer: 

Yes, for bare mild steel/cast iron we recommend Rust-Oleum 3369/3380 CombiPrimer Anti-Corrosion and for bare galvanised steel use Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3. Follow manufacturers instruction for preparation, use, overcoating times, etc.

questions darren gunn on 12/07/2017
Question: can you please advise a suitable primer for bare steel under the brosteel ultra 60.
Answer: 

Assuming adequately prepared, bare mild steel we would recommend Rust-Oleum 3369/3380 CombiPrimer Anti-Corrosion.

questions PRAVEEN KUMAR on 30/04/2016
Question: We are in process of redesigning a restaurant in basement and want to keep the steel beams exposed. We need a 60 minute paint so is this product suitable for us to use and how could be obtain the certification.?
Answer: 

Bollom Brosteel Ultra 60 will provide 60 minute fire protection on most standard structural steel sections. It is important to check that your steel is suitable according to the information in the Brosteel Ultra 60 Brochure available to download from our 'DATASHEETS' tab on this product page. Alternatively you can contact our Technical Team and provide them with the dimensions of your steel sections and they can confirm whether they would be suitable and if so how much Brosteel you would require. You can request a Certificate of Conformance and Installation from ourselves to provide to your authority as proof of completion after applying the product.

questions Nigel Lamb on 13/03/2016
Question: Does Bollom Brosteel Ultra 60
have BBA or CE approval for protecting a steel frame in a residential new build.
Answer: 

Neither, but it has succesfully been tested by Certifire who are an independent third party certification scheme that assures performance, quality, reliability and traceability of fire protection products. They are recognised by regulatory authorities worldwide, and is an internationally respected mark of fire safety and one of the most authoritative in the industry. I will forward you a copy of the Certificate now.

questions Rob Boteler on 01/06/2015
Question: 

Will Bollom Brosteel Ultra 60 meet UK building regulations (Part B: Fire Safety) in the UK if we want to expose steel beams in our living room?

Answer: 

Bollom Brosteel Ultra 60 will provide 30 or 60 minute protection to structural steelwork. It is important that you check with your authority what level of fire protection is required for the steel on your project but usually for residential properties it will be 30 minute protection that is required. You can apply Bollom Brosteel Ultra 60 and then request a Certificate of Conformance and Installation from ourselves to provide to your authority as proof of completion.

  

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