painting using Fire Retardant Wall & Ceiling Fire
Part 7 and
BS476 Part 6.
can save you money and time by supplying Fire Retardant Paint that will cover
existing paint, in order to meet the Fire Regulations. Just call us or us on 01626
331351 for instant help and advice.
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of painting over old paint: cover
up old paint with our intumescent paints and water based top coats
water based, does not react with old paints underneath
no smell, so excellent for occupied or communal areas
no solvents, so not flammable
thin coats, allowing a good standard of surface finish
no vapour, no nuisance to neighbours
FREQUENTLY ASKED FOR 30 MINUTE WALL & CEILING PROTECTION
most Frequent Request for '30 Minutes' Wall or Ceiling Protection - over existing
paint on plasterboard
Intumescent Wall & Ceiling Paint - one 2.5 litre pack
will cover 25 square metres per coat.
then Apply Flame Paint Finish -
one 2.5 litre pack will cover 20 square metres per coat.
Example - painted plasterboard
with one coat of Intumescent Wallcoat at 10 square metres per litre,
and two coats of Flame Paint finish at 8 square metres per litre. The
Flame Paint finish is available in BS and RAL colours and a choice of
- Intumescent Wall & Ceiling Paint 2.5kg and Flame Paint 2.5 litres - click
here to go to the Fire Shop
unique Fire Retardant Certification Offer
us your Fire Paint or Fire Varnish area dimensions and you can have by telephone,
fax or E Mail:
an instant fixed price Quotation to include a Fire Certificate of Supply, Delivery
and detailed Specification
a Building Inspector ready document set, with Data Sheet, for his or her approval
free product support by telephone before, during and after application, to ensure
that you meet the Fire Regulations
get caught out by just buying any old Fire Paint or Fire Varnish - use our Free
Service and get it right first time.
Fire Paint to Buy for Walls and Ceilings: click
USES to determine the number of coats,
or call us on 01626 331351.
a colour finish: Class 1 and Class O Standard. Colour
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Intumescent Wall & Ceiling Paint - apply
1 - 4 coats, or according to the Fire Standard required by your Building
Flame Paint Finish - apply 1 to 2 coats,
according to durability - indoors/outdoors, high/low wear finish required.
Coverage for Fire Painting Walls and Ceilings:
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a colour finish: Colour
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& Ceiling Paint - 10
square metres per litre, 25 square metres per 2.5 litre pack.
Flame Paint Finish - 8 square
metres per litre, 20 square metres per 2.5 litre pack.
Discounts and Delivery: call
01626 331351 for full details
- some prices are lower than given above when purchased in larger pack sizes,
see SHOP to see
and Trade Sales - call us for details
- Same day despatch, Next Day Service, UK Mainland - £10 plus VAT
and Ceiling Fire Paints Suitable for:
1. Walls and
Ceilings covered in Softwoods, Hardwoods, MDF, Chipboard, Melamine faced sheet,
Bamboo, Particle Board.
Interior and Exterior Walls: Fire Retardent products for doors, decking, bar-tops,
panelling, cladding and floors.
Fire Painting over existing Painted surfaces, Varnished, Stained and Unpainted
4. Fire painting
over Clear finishes, White Finishes or Coloured Finishes.
Fire Painting walls and ceilings in Flats, Offices, Warehouses, Loft Conversions,
Hotels, Industrial Units and Mezzanine Floors
Fire Painting Exhibition Stands, Shopping Centre Kiosks, Night Club Bars, Restaurant
Bars, Shop Fixtures, Shop Shelving.
inherently non-combustible surfaces, such as plasterboard and brick, can become
a potential fire hazard due to repeated redecoration with conventional paints.
paint types from a variety of manufacturers will have been generally used over
many years, with varying degrees of preparation. In a fire thick layers of old
paint tend to delaminate rapidly, catching and spreading fire around a building.
In extreme cases a lethal 'flash-over' fireball effect is created. The resultant
risk to life and property can be greatly reduced at minimum cost using a combination
of Intumescent Wall and Ceiling Paint, an insulating "intumescent" barrier
coating, and Flame Paint, a hard top coat.
Wall and Ceiling Paint is an intumescent undercoat for application to previously
painted plaster, Artex, board, brick and concrete walls and ceilings. Overcoated
with Flame Paint it insulates old paint films from fire, controlling the spread
of flames along walls and ceilings.
exposed to a fire Intumescent Wall and Ceiling Paint expands to create a fire
resilient barrier, insulating and protecting the Wall and Ceiling surfaces from
heat and the oxygen required for fire.
surfaces and apply Intumescent Wall and Ceiling Paint to Class 1 and Class 0.
Flame Paint (in matt, gloss, eggshell, vinyl silk or metallic finish) according
to Manufacturer's instructions.
BS476 Part 7; Class 1 Surface Spread of Flame and European
Standard BS EN Class B s1 dO.
Part 6; Fire propagation.
Class 0 in accordance with U.K. Building Regulations.
will issue a Fire Certificate upon request for each project for Insurance, Fire
and Building Control Authority and Client Records.
FINISH AND COLOUR RANGE
Wall Paint is overcoated with the following decorative finishes:
Paint finish - top coatings:
Eggshell, Vinyl Silk, Acrylic Eggshell - all BS and RAL Colours.
For a RAL Colour Chart Click
system - most BS4800 colours.
Finishes - steel, gunmetal, rust, silver, gold.
1 and Class 0: Apply 1 coat of Intumescent Wall Paint at 7 sq.m. per litre per
Apply 1 coat Intumescent
Wall Paint at 10 sq.m. per litre plus either:
1 coat Flame Paint Acrylic
Matt at 8 sq. m per litre:
coats Flame Paint Acrylic Eggshell at 10 sq.m. per litre:
coats Flame Paint Anti-Graffiti or Hygiene Finish at 10 sq.m. per litre.
Relative Humidity 75%. Min. Temperature 6°C. Min. Surface Temperature 3°C
above dew point.
a minimum of 4 hours between Intumescent Base coats, 10 hours before applying
a Flame Paint finish coat to the last base coat, 4 hours between water based Flame
paint finish coats and 12 hours between Gloss coats of Flame Paint finish. Intumescent
paints will not withstand high humidity or rainwater - they must be protected
with a fully dried top coat before exposure to the elements.
Wall and Ceiling Paint is manufactured under the principles of BS 5750/ISO 9000
compounds. Intumescent paint resin binders. High opacity pigments.
HEALTH & SAFETY
Wall Paints are made within a low odour, water-based system, thus making them
user and environmentally friendly.
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written by: David Moore
Moore, B.A. (Hons.), C.T.I.S., C.R.D.S. Technical Author