The Nu-Flame Fire Upgrade paint system has been developed for the over-coating of multi layered paints for areas without the need to strip the current paint. This Timber pack is ideal for doors and skirting. Advantages All packs achieve BS Class 1/0 Surface Spread of Flame protection For interior use only
Thermoguard Fire Varnish BS Class 1/0 & EN Class B s2 d0 System is a clear fire retardant varnish for interior and exterior timber surfaces. ADVANTAGES Clear or stained finish Tough/Durable finish UV and wear protection (Matt & Satin) Enhances natural beauty
Macropoxy 400 (formerly known as Sherwin-Williams Macropoxy C400V3) multi-functional epoxy zinc phosphate coating is suitable for the protection of steelwork in a range of exposure environments from C1 to C5. It was recently used on The Shard for corrosion protection. Recommended Uses Buildings Car parks Petrochemical plants Breweries...
Thermoguard Thermocoat W is a White Intumescent Paint for steel, structural steel and cast iron: Up to 90 minutes’ fire resistance Can be overcoated with compatible decorative topcoat Water-based Low odour Environmentally friendly Cost effective for large projects Certificate of supply available on request Can be applied by brush,...
120 Mins Fire Resistance
This category lists intumescent paints and coatings for structural steel that can provide fire resistance for up-to 120 minutes in the event of exposure to cellulosic fire. They will react to the heat from a fire by expanding the intumescent paint film thickness to a protective char layer of differing depths, dependant on product.
Please check product descriptions for fire rating compliance, application methods – brush, roller, or airless sprayer - colour options, and product compatible system recommendations – primers, basecoats, or topcoats.
Intumescent Paint for Steel disclaimer: Always ensure the product you are purchasing is suitable for the intended use/project. This will include but is not limited to gaining clarification that the product in question can achieve the required fire protection for the steel sections and environment you have. The sub-categories within the Intumescent Paints for Steel section allow users to filter by internal or external use, on-site or off-site application, and product type – water-based, solvent-based, epoxy-based and MMA-based. These are to be used as a guide only as there will be instances where a product will be able to achieve 90min protection on certain steel section sizes but not others, or where it is suitable for external use in environments up to C4 but not C5-M for example. For further product, project and pricing support, we ALWAYS recommend you contact our Technical Department before purchase and use.
Fire protection doesn’t have to be hard work, let our technical staff help you get the level of protection you require and the finish you want. If there is a product you cannot find, please contact our Technical and Sales Support Team on 0113 245 5450.
Jotun Steelmaster 1200WF is a one component waterborne acrylic thin film intumescent coating independently tested and approved for fire protection of structural steel exposed to cellulosic fire up to 180 minutes. Suitable for properly prepared carbon steel substrates.
Jotun Steelmaster 120SB is a one component solvent based acrylic thin film intumescent coating independently approved for fire protection of structural steel exposed to celulosic fire. It can be used as mid coat or finish coat in atmospheric environments and is suitable on approved primers on carbon steel and galvanised steel substrates.
Thin film water-borne intumescent coating optimized for 90 and 120 minutes fire resistance, as part of the Interchar range for cellulosic fire protection, International Interchar 1190 will maintain your architectural aesthetics for fire resistance periods up to 120 minutes on structural steelwork.
International Interchar 2090 is a single component, solvent borne, borate free, high solids, low VOC intumescent coating designed to maintain your architectural aesthetics whilst providing fire protection for up to 120 minutes for columns, I-sections, cellular beams and hollows.
International Interchar 212 is a high performance, high build, solvent free, two pack modified epoxy intumescent fireproofing coating designed to be used on steelwork requiring protection from cellulosic fires.
Nullifire S606 Solvent-Based Intumescent Coating is a single pack solvent-based intumescent coating for fire protection of both internal and external structural steelwork. S606 is very pale pink in colour. S606 provides effective structural fire protection for steelwork, from 60 minutes up to a 120 minute fire rating. Suitable for universal and hollow...
Nullifire SC801 On-Site Water-Based Intumescent Basecoat is a water-based, white, thin film intumescent coating for the protection of internal structural steelwork, providing up to 120 minutes fire resistance.
Sherwin-Williams Firetex FX1003 is a single pack, thin film intumescent coating, designed for site application by airless spray, to provide ﬁre resistance for up to 120 minutes on structural steel.
Sherwin-Williams Firetex FX2003 is single pack thin ﬁlm intumescent coating, designed for in-shop application by airless spray to provide ﬁre resistance for up to 120 minutes on structural steel.
Sherwin-Williams Firetex FX5120 is a water based TCEP free thin film intumescent coating. Firetex FX5120 has been designed for application by airless spray, to provide fire resistance for periods of up to 120 minutes on structural steel. FX5120 can also be used to enhance the fire resistance of concrete slabs and decks up to 60 minutes.
International Interchar 1120 is a single component, borate and chlorine free, water borne intumescent coating designed for on-site application to interior exposed structural steel requiring protection from cellulosic fire. A low VOC intumescent material independently fire tested that will maintain your architectural aesthetics for fire...
International Interchar 1290 is a thin film waterborne intumescent coating optimised for hollow sections up to 180 minutes fire resistance whilst still maintaining aesthetics. Interchar 1290 is a single component, borate and chlorine free, water borne intumescent coating designed for on-site application to structural steel requiring protection...
120-minute fire rated Intumescent coatings for steel available at Rawlins Paints can be applied to galvanised steel, mild steel and cast iron. Always check product data sheets for a full substrate application guide, to ensure that a product is suitable, and manufacturer recommended for use on specific types of steel. Alternately, contact Rawlins Paints’ technical support team, where we will be able to provide more in-depth product information, along with recommending full intumescent paint systems for steel.
Product data sheets will dictate optimal fire protection and resistance from successful application, including:
- Maximum achievable film thickness per coat (microns)
- Product composition (water based, solvent based, etc.)
- Drying times
- Internal / external use
- Test standards
- For example, fire tested to BS476 Parts 20 and 21
- Application details
- Recommended primers and topcoats where applicable
- Temperature application range
All of the intumescent paints we offer have been tested to varying British/European standards by recognised independent third parties depending on their required use and performance. In addition to these industry standard tests, some products also offer additional paperwork after use by way of a ‘certificate’ that can be obtained in different ways - manufacturer dependent. Some require a form to be completed and returned by email, others have online application forms, others can be simply called to provide project details verbally. Not ALL products offer this additional supplement and if this type of certificate is important to your project you should contact our Technical Team on 0113 2455450 (option 2) or [email protected] to advise them of this so they can ensure they recommend a suitable product accordingly. Certain larger projects may also require the involvement of an independent inspector, again you should contact our Technical Department to discuss this if required.
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Fire protection doesn’t have to be hard work, let our technical staff help you get the level of protection you require and the finish you want. Whether it’s structural steel in a warehouse, fire retardant paint for wood on a new-build, or the internal walls of a block of flats, we can provide a full specification and offer guidance throughout the project.