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. More Information
90 Mins Fire Resistance
This category lists intumescent paints and coatings for structural steel members that can provide fire resistance for up-to 90 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 form 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.
Thermoguard Thermocoat WI is a water-based intumescent paint system providing fire resistance to structural steel and cast iron with a minimum number of coats. A compatible decorative overcoat system ensures the system will enhance the building’s architectural and design features. Optimised for Universal Beams, Columns and other open...
Jotun Steelmaster 600WF is specially designed as passive fire protection for steel constructions. Designed to protect up to 60 minutes on a wide range of I section beams and columns. Will provide 90 minutes fire duration as per BS476 part 20-21. Suitable for structural steel exposed to internal environments up to corrosivity category C3 (ISO...
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.
Thermoguard Thermocoat WO Ultimate is a water-based intumescent paint system providing fire resistance to structural steel and cast iron with a minimum number of coats. A compatible decorative overcoat system ensures the system will enhance the building’s architectural and design features. Optimised for CHS, SHS and RHS hollow sections...
Thermoguard Thermocoat S, an intumescent, solvent based paint for structural steel and cast iron. Provides up to 120 minutes fire resistance, maintaining the structural integrity of buildings. For protection to exterior environment steels For interior Universal Beams, Columns and other open section steel see Thermoguard Thermocoat WI...
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....
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. More Information
International Interchar 1190 is a 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. Best in...
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. Solvent borne intumescent coating with excellent durability...
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. Offers up to 3 hours fire protection Approvals to a range of fire standards Compatible with a range of topcoats and colours...
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. More Information
90-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.