Thermoguard Wallcoat

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Typical Coverage (per coat)Supplied in pre-measured packs to apply 1 coat to 25m² or 100m²
Touch Dry4 hours
ApplicationBrush, Roller, Spray
The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.

Thermoguard Wallcoat  is an intumescent basecoat used as part of a complete system to upgrade potentially dangerous ‘multi-layer’ previously painted walls & ceilings in communal areas. It controls surface spread of flame and fire propagation to Class 0 & EN Class B and can be applied to painted plaster, Artex, plasterboard, brick, concrete and lathe & plaster.

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£48.00 + VAT

Thermoguard Wallcoat is a smoke and flame retardant fire protection paint upgrade system that achieves EU and new British safety standards on walls and ceilings.

Intended Use – Protection and Decoration of Buildings
Thermoguard Wallcoat is an intumescent paint with smoke and flame Retardant properties for upgrading potentially dangerous ‘multi-layer’ previously painted walls & ceilings. It controls surface spread of flame and fire propagation to Class 0 & EN Class B. Total smoke control, flaming droplets and particulates to EN Class B s1 d0 (This system can also achieve 30 & 60 minutes Fire Resistance in certain instances but our Technical Department MUST be contacted prior to use on 0113 2455450).

Thermoguard Wallcoat Smoke and Flame Retardant Topcoat is a compatible, water-borne specialist finish that allows owners and operators of buildings to fulfil their Duty of Care for Fire Safety without having to compromise aesthetics. The system can be applied to painted plaster, Artex, plasterboard, brick, concrete and lathe & plaster.

To Specify, Simply State
To achieve BS EN Class B s1, d0, inspect and prepare in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and apply -

*Apply 2 coats of Thermoguard Wallcoat Smoke & Flame Retardant Topcoat in Matt or Eggshell Finish in external, damp or high wear areas.

For 30 & 60 minute protection see Thermoguard Wallcoat 30 & 60 Minute System.

Fire Testing & Certification
Tested at UKAS Fire Test Laboratory -

  • Achieved BS EN Class B s1 d0 - Highest standard

We issue a Fire Certificate upon request for each correctly specified project for Insurance, Fire and Building Authority and Client Records against proof of purchase. Certified Fire protection is guaranteed if all instructions are followed on suitable surfaces.

Flamespread & Smoke Protection
When exposed to fire, Thermoguard Wallcoat expands to create a fire protective barrier, insulating surfaces from heat and oxygen and preventing combustion. Thermoguard Wallcoat Smoke & Flame Retardant Topcoat (Matt & Eggshell) actively suppresses smoke, particles and flaming droplets.

UK Fire Safety Order 2005, Flamespread and Smoke
The Fire Safety Order 2005 requires property managers to comply with current fire standards for corridors, stairways, entrance lobbies etc. Even on non-combustible walls & ceilings, multiple layers of incompatible paints “Multi-Layer” often create the worst Class 4 - EN Class E - Surface Spread of Flame risk.

While the British Class 0 is still accepted, it will soon become defunct, as it has been superseded by the safer standard BS EN Class B s1 d0, with its more rigorous flame-spread protection and control of dangerous smoke and burnt particulates.

NEW EU/BS EN Fire Standard Explained

  • EU fire standard BS EN Class B replaces BS476 Class 0
  • In 2012 both BS476 and BS EN comply, but BS 476 is rapidly being replaced by the more severe and realistic EN test including air flow.
  • BS EN also monitors dangerous smoke. The safest class is s1
  • BS EN also measures flaming droplets & burnt particulates. The safest class is d0
  • The new safest standard for corridors, stairs etc is BS EN Class B s1 d0.

Finish, Colours and Availability

Preparation and Application
Surfaces should be sound and firmly adhering, clean, dry and free of surface contamination. Remove loose, flaking or suspect paint and adequately abrade existing smooth or hard coatings – abrasion not needed on Vinyl Matt.

Apply by brush or roller, thinning to a maximum 5% with water, provided specified spread rate is achieved. Maintain wet edge during application.

During application and drying, ensure a minimum temperature of 5°C, maximum relative humidity 75% and surface temperature at least 3°C above dew point. Avoid condensation.

Environmental, Health & Safety
Thermoguard Wallcoat SFR system is low odour, low VOC and water based, thus user and environmentally friendly.

Quality Assurance
Products manufactured under ISO 9000.

Thermoguard Wallcoat 30 & 60 Minute SystemThermoguard Wallcoat 30 & 60 Minute System

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Can this or any other of your products be used as fire retardants on polystyrene ceiling tiles.

m flynn from aberdare (uk) - 11/04/17


No, sorry I'm afraid we do not have a product suitable for this application.

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Free delivery on orders over £75 (terms & conditions)

• Deliveries will be made within 3 working days (standard delivery)
• You must be UK mainland based for the free delivery offer.
• Postcodes listed are excluded from the free delivery and priced below.

Please note: deliveries will need to be signed for at the point of delivery.

UK Mainland OnlyUp to £75.00£75.01 +
Standard (2/3 working days)£8.00FREE
Next Day£15.00£15.00
Next day before 09:00am£30.00£30.00
Next day before 10:30am£25.00£25.00
Next day before 12:00pm£20.00£20.00
Saturday Delivery£35.00£35.00

£25 (Standard 2-3 Day Delivery Only)

AB30, AB31, AB32, AB33, AB34, AB35, AB36, AB37, AB38, AB44, AB45, AB46, AB47, AB48, AB49, AB50, AB51, AB52, AB53, AB54, AB55, AB56, FK, G83, IV, KW1, KW2, KW3, KW4, KW5, KW6, KW7, KW8, KW9, KW10, KW11, KW12, KW13, KW14, PA, PH, HS, KA27, KA28, ZE

£35 (Standard 2-3 Day Delivery Only)


£50 (Standard 2-3 Day Delivery Only)


Please note that all carriage prices are quoted without V.A.T. at the current rate.

Scottish Islands - outside standard distribution area, please contact us for a quote.

There may be an exception for heavy goods when purchased in quantity where we will contact you to advise any additional charges.

Next Day delivery and Saturday Service is available on stocked items for orders received before 11:00am only.

Because of the nature of our products, we use specially selected carriers to ensure safe and prompt delivery to you.

Please note: Any time or date named by Rawlins Paints Limited for delivery is given and intended as an estimate only and Rawlins Paints Limited shall not be liable to make good any damage or loss whether arising directly or indirectly out of a delay in delivery. Deliveries are made using a reliable nationwide carrier. Although over 99% of consignments arrive on time, we recommend that no labour is employed to undertake work until materials have arrived on site.

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Whilst every effort is made to ensure our data sheets are up to date, we advise you check the latest revision directly with the manufacturer to ensure you have the most current version.
E J Rawlins & Co. Ltd trading as Rawlins Paints make available product data sheets and information in good faith but without warranty. We do not accept liability for any errors or omissions contained within the data sheets or any outdated versions.