Sherwin-Williams FIRETEX FX9500



Sherwin-Williams FIRETEX FX9500 is a scrim free, epoxy intumescent coating suitable for cellulosic fire protection designed for extreme external environments. It is designed for application by airless spray to provide fire resistance for periods of up to 120 minutes on structural steel. It is an exterior durable intumescent, which can be applied directly onto blast cleaned steel.

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Product Description

Sherwin-Williams FIRETEX FX9500 is an exterior durable intumescent, which can be applied directly onto blast cleaned steel and is suitable for application in-shop and on site, provided the conditions listed in the product data sheet are adhered to. For use in internal and external environments without topcoat.

Sherwin-Williams FIRETEX FX9500 utilises hydrocarbon fire technology and a long standing track record which includes some of the world's most iconic structures marking the next generation in epoxy intumescent coatings, on projects where external long term durability is a concern.

Offering an aesthetically pleasing appearance which requires no back rolling or sanding, Sherwin-Williams FIRETEX FX9500 is a cost effective, scrim free, high volume solids product, with user friendly application properties which can be applied by single airless leg spray.

Features & Benefits

  • Ultra durable - Suitable for use in a C5-I environment*
  • Offers a 40-60% saving on the volume required**
  • Offers greater design flexibility
  • Less waste
  • Saves man hours and helps to reduce costs
  • Reduces health, safety and environmental issues from dust
  • Sag resistant up to 3mm in one coat
  • Passes ETAG X cycle and C5-I Chemical Weathering
  • Offers 60, 90 & 120 minute fire protection both internally and externally
  • Approved to BS476
  • Certifire Approved - Certificate CF5441

*As defined in ISO 12944-2:1998 with appropriate maintenance.
**Based on 60 minute protection, 25-30% would be achieved on 120 minute protection

Recommended Primers

  • Macropoxy L574 Blast Primer
  • Macropoxy C425V2 Zinc Phosphate Primer
  • Macropoxy C400 Range
  • Macropoxy M111 Wet Blast Primer
  • FIRETEX C69 Fast-Track Blast Primer

Recommended Topcoats

Where a high degree of gloss and colour retention is required overcoat with Acrolon C137V2, Acrolon 7300, Acrolon 1850 within 7 days at a minimum dft of 50 microns or in the case of Acrolon C750V2 overcoat within 4 days. These overcoating times refer to achievement of optimum adhesion at 23°C and will vary with temperature.

Sherwin-Williams FIRETEX FX9500 is indefinitely over-coatable with itself.

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 ConditionsWe 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.

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)Protection Dependant
Touch Dry8 Hours
The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.


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.


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