Bradite HD Floor + Wall is a heavy-duty coating for walls and floors that is well-suited to factory and industrial environments that need ultra protection and an easy-to-clean surface. Also suitable for hygene-sensitive areas such as hospitals and more. Advantages Available in more than 350 colours in RAL & BS Water-based epoxy...
Bradite Rapid is a high performance single-pack moisture cure polyurethane floor coating that is ideal for commercial and industrial environments. Available in a large amount of colours, including RAL shades, the tough and flexible film will provide water and chemical resistance. Advantages Available in more than 350 colours in RAL &...
Bedec Multi Surface Paint is a renowned non-yellowing, water-based paint that resists flaking or peeling because of its outstanding flexibility. Low VOC Environmentally friendly Quick drying Micro-porous Low odour No primer/undercoat required Matt, satin or gloss Colour choice PLEASE SEE LONG DESCRIPTION FOR AVAILABLE QUANTITIES...
Sherwin-Williams Cleanser/Thinner No.5 is a specially formulated blend of solvents designed to mix with its compatible Sherwin-Williams products to create an optimal consistency for application whether it be for Brush, Roller or Spray. It can also be used for cleaning of surfaces and application equipment. 1 x 5l available - now 50% off
30 Mins Fire Resistance
This category lists intumescent paints and coatings for structural steel members such as beams, columns and hollow sections. These coatings can provide fire resistance for up-to 30 minutes in the event of a fire (cellulosic), so that the steel substrate does not reach its critical failure temperature. These thin film coatings react to the heat from a fire by expanding their 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.
Bollom Brosteel Ultra 60, a new improved revolutionary thin-film waterborne white intumescent paint for standard, interior structural steel members, providing 30 minutes fire protection in only one coat and 60 minutes in two coats - see below for details. New, improved formula For internal use only Water-based - quick drying thin-film...
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.
Jotun Steelmaster 60SB is a one component solvent based acrylic thin film intumescent coating independently approved for fire protection of structural steel exposed to cellulosic fire. It can be used as a mid coat or finish coat in atmospheric environments and is suitable on approved primers on carbon steel and galvanised steel substrates.
International Interchar 1260 is a single component, borate, chlorine and APEO free, water borne intumescent coating designed for on-site application to interior exposed structural steel requiring protection from cellulosic fire. Coverage Calculator
International Interchar 2060 is a single component, solvent borne, borate free, high solids, low VOC, thin film intumescent coating optimized for 60 minutes fire resistance to structural steelwork. Independently tested at accredited laboratories to BS476 Parts 20-21, AS 1530.4-2005 and AS 4100, and third party assessed and certified.
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 SC802 On-Site Water-Based Intumescent Basecoat is a water- based, white, thin film intumescent coating for the protection of internal structural steelwork. Nullifire SC802 can provide up to 60 minutes fire resistance.
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,...
Zeroflame Aquasteel WB+ is a White Intumescent Coating that is ideal for smaller fireproofing jobs on steel. Achieves 30 and 60 mins' fire resistance on structural steel profiles Tested to internationally accepted standards BS476 Parts 20 and 21 Certificate application included Fast drying Apply by brush, roller or airless spray...
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.
30-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 the manufacturer recommends 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.
Our help and advice promise
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.