Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat
Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat delivers excellent clear fire protection to wood and timber.
- High performing satin or matt finish
- To be applied over Bollom Intulac Ultra Basecoat to complete a Class 0 fire-rated system
- Decorative varnish system for interior use
- Certificates of conformance & installation available
- Single pack
- Natural wood finish
Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat (Satin or Matt) is applied over Bollom Intulac Ultra Basecoat to provide a Class 0 fire rated protective/ decorative clear varnish system for interior wood. It is easy to apply and ideal for use in communal areas.
The Bollom Intulac Ultra Varnish system provides a high performance fire protection coating system for interior wood surfaces. It comprises a clear, intumescent base coat designed to form a protective carbon char in the event of fire, delaying the inflammation of the wood – and a clear, protective top coat (available in Matt and Satin finishes).
How it Works
Intulac Ultra Base Coat is designed to form a protective carbon char in the event of fire, delaying the inflammation of the wood. It reduces ignitability of soft and hard wood and other wood derivatives I.e. plywood, chipboard, fibre insulation board, hard board and also on veneering ≥ 12mm thickness. It also insulates against heat, checks fire, prevents propagation of fire and diminishes flue-gas density and flue-gas temperature.
NB: Bollom Intulac Ultra Basecoat must be overcoated with Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat after 48 hours and not more than 4 days. It is important to speak to our Technical Department and refer to the product data sheet prior to using this product to ensure the correct specification has been chosen for your surface.
Features and Benefits
- 1 x 5lt of Bollom Intulac Ultra Basecoat and 1 x 500ml of Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat is sufficient to apply the specified 3 coat system to 12.5m²
- Can be applied over existing varnish - Maximum of four, single, well-adhered coats
- Simple 3 coat system to achieve Class 0
- Single pack products so no mixing required
- Protects and highlights the natural beauty of the wood - ideal for timber in communal areas.
- For interior use only. Not suitable for surfaces exposed to mechanical stress, such as floors, doors, stairs etc.
Coverage and Application
Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat should be applied undiluted by brush, roller or spray. Surfaces to be painted must be primed with Bollom Intulac Ultra Intumescent Base Coat
and dry, free from dust, oil, wax, grease and release agents. Apply two coats of Bollom Intulac Ultra Basecoat to a coverage rate of 5m² per litre, per coat (this means a 5lt tin will cover a total of 12.5m² after the two coats). The Intulac Ultra system requires the application of both the Intumescent Base Coat and Protective Top Coat. The Intulac Ultra Basecoat must be left a minimum of 48 hours and max of 4 days prior to applying the Intulac Ultra Topcoat. Apply 1 coat of Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat at 25m² per litre (this means a 500ml tin will cover a total of 12.5m²).
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.
The Bollom Intulac Ultra range has been made with the professional painter and decorator in mind and all products are easy to apply and have been fire tested to BS 476 Parts 6, 7.
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. 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.
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.
|The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.|
|Ross on 16/01/2019|
Can this paint be used on Accoya timber? i need to make an Accoya staircase fire rated.
Bollom haven’t carried out any specific tests, however they don't envisage a problem using the Intulac Ultra system on Accoya (provided it is not for use on the stair treads themselves). Usual criteria would apply - i.e. minimum thickness of the timber 12mm, 3 coat system (2 coats of Bollom Intulac Ultra Basecoat at 5m² per litre/per coat followed by 1 coat of Bollom Intulac Ultra Topcoat at 25m² per litre) to give a Class 0 rated system.
Accoya do have a UK office, so it may be worth contacting them (0207 7244300) if in doubt. The Intulac Ultra Basecoat is water based, so you could check this will be OK with the technical department at Accoya.
|Brian Hepworth on 05/03/2018|
Is there a fire retardant product that would cover already painted surface. Paints are acrylic on plywood?
Clear fire retardant systems can't be applied over previously painted surfaces. Something like the Bollom Intulac Ultra system can be applied over existing stains and varnishes but not opaque paints. To upgrade previously painted surfaces you should use Bollom Broflame Ultra Basecoat followed by one of the compatible Bollom Flameguard Ultra Topcoats in the colour and finish of your choice.
|Ted Bhogal on 07/02/2018|
Your description gives the Intulac Ultra as providing Class-O protection against spread of flame. We are looking to provide a clear finish with 60 minute resistance to structural timbers in the event of a fire. Please can you confirm if your system will achieve this? Kind regards, Ted Bhogal Design Manager - Ardmore Construction Ltd.
The Bollom Intulac Ultra system achieves BS Class 0 on timber substrates but not 30 or 60 minute protection - See instead Thermoguard Fire Varnish 30 & 60 Minute System.
|Gavin Fouldes on 09/10/2017|
Question: hi just wondered if this will give any timber/MDF & veneers a class o rating??
The Intulac system (Intulac Ultra Base Coat + Intulac Ultra Topcoat) is designed to form a protective carbon char in the event of fire, delaying the inflammation of the wood. It reduces ignitability of soft and hard wood and other wood derivatives I.e. plywood, chipboard, fibre insulation board, hard board and also on veneering (less than or equal to 12mm thick). It also insulates against heat, checks fire, prevents propagation of fire and diminishes flue-gas density and flue-gas temperature. The Simple 3 coat system achieves Class 0.
|Andrew McRae on 14/08/2017|
I was wondering if this product would work on top of osmo oil?
No, we're unable to offer any system that can be used over wood oils.
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