Thermoguard Timbercoat

Condition: New product


Thermoguard Timbercoat is a durable fire protection paint for interior and exterior timber surfaces which meets new Fire Regulations standard BS EN Class B s1 d0, BS Class 1 and Class O Surface Spread of Flame, and can also achieve 30 & 60 minutes Fire Resistance in certain instances. Thermoguard Timbercoat expands to create a barrier, insulating wood from heat and oxygen.

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Product Description

Fire Protection and Decoration of Wood in Buildings
Thermoguard Timbercoat is a durable, wear, weather and wash resistant fire protection paint for decorative interior and exterior timber surfaces. Thermoguard Timbercoat meets new Fire Regulations standard BS EN Class B s1 d0 and complies with British Standard Class 1 and Class O Surface Spread of Flame. Thermoguard Timbercoat can also achieve 30 & 60 minutes Fire Resistance in certain instances but our Technical Department MUST be contacted prior to use.

Intumescent and Water Vapour Action
When exposed to fire:-

  • Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat releases a vapour to suppress toxic gasses & prevent flamespread.
  • Thermoguard Timbercoat expands to create a barrier, insulating wood from heat and oxygen to prevent wood burning & fire penetration

Finish, Colours, Spread Rate and Pack Sizes

Specification & Application
Prepare & apply according to manufacturer’s instructions

*Apply 2 coats of Thermoguard Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat for external or damp areas.

For 30 & 60 minute protection please see Thermoguard Timbercoat 30 & 60 Minute System.

For fire protection to doors, see Fire Door Upgrade Kits

UKAS Fire Test Standards

  • BS EN Class B s1 d0
  • BS Class 1 and Class 0

Project Fire Certification
We issue a Certificate of Supply on request for projects for insurance, Fire and Building Control Authority and Client Records.


  • Surfaces should be free of contamination, sound, clean and dry.
  • Thoroughly abrade knotting, gloss, hard or smooth paints. Check adhesion of any existing coatings.
  • Unknown coatings or old fire coatings – contact our Technical Department on 0113 2455450.

Application Conditions

  • Apply to dry wood in dry conditions.
  • Max. timber moisture content 18%.
  • Max. relative humidity 70%.
  • Min. temp 5°C and 2°C above dewpoint.
  • Protect from rain until 1st coat of Thermoguard Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat is dry.

NEW Fire Regulations and Tests Explained

  • The new fire standard BS EN test lasts 20 minutes with airflow replaces the old BS 476 tests which lasted 10 minutes and restricted airflow.
  • The new standard for flamespread and heat release Class B replaces Class O.

The new BS EN tests also monitor -

  • Smoke & Gas “s” – s1 + s2 are none or very low & compliant levels, s3 moderate , s4 high smoke.
  • Flaming Droplets or Airborne particulates – dO is none, d1 some, d2 + d3 moderate > high levels.

Durable & Eco Friendly
Thermoguard Timbercoat & Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat are water based, user and environment friendly.

Quality Assurance
Products are manufactured under ISO 9001.

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)Supplied in pre-measured packs to apply 1 coat to 20m² or 80m²
Touch Dry4 hours
ApplicationBrush, Roller, Spray
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.


questions phill clarke on 04/02/2018

can it be used on mdf


Yes, MDF has a smooth and a coarse face, if coating the smooth face thoroughly abrade to provide a suitable key before application.

questions Brian on 28/05/2015

Using Thermoguard Timbercoat (3 coats plus colour top coat) how long between coats ? Spec says touch dry 4 hrs but not for between coats.


Touch dry time is 4 hours, overcoat time is 6 hours. Based on good drying conditions at 20°C.

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