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intumescent

Said of a material that swells and chars when exposed to flame and that forms an insulating fire-retardant barrier between the flame and material.
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Perstorp sales of its trademarked Charmor additive products for halogen-free fire resistant so called intumescent paints have shown very strong growth in recent years," says Bo Haggman, vice president, sales, specialties and solutions, Perstorp AB, Sweden.
Chemical reactions occurring during the polymer combustion process, in the presence of intumescent systems, depend on the type, number, and proportion of each functional group and component in the system.
Rapid adoption of international standards for testing and certification in the global offshore market for hydrocarbon intumescent coatings facilitate market growth.
Along with this increase comes the growing concern for more HSE standards that can assure the safety and security of workers on site," says John Warner, category manager, Intumescent Coatings, Jotun Coatings.
The newly introduced intumescent paint and flame resistant coatings are suitable for structural building materials, such as stone, plaster and steel structures.
Firetherm manufactures and supplies a broad range of fire-stopping products, intumescent coatings, and fire-rated sealants and fiber boards.
The sessions will include 'Fire and Facades - the Essential Elements'; 'Optimization of Intumescent (Fire Resistance) Coatings using Structural Analysis'; 'Access Control & Egress Planning'; 'Moving Safety Considerations from High-Rise to Super-Tall Buildings'; 'Inspection, testing and maintenance of fire safety systems'; 'Ensuring Safe Evacuation - the Next Steps'; and a panel discussion on 'The next level of Safety Specification Standards.
This water-based thin film intumescent coating will provide a 15-minute thermal barrier over Spray Polyurethane Foam insulation.
Intumescent flame retardants are widely used in thermoplastic polyester elastomers; however, they are incompatible with polyesters, resulting in poor scratch resistance and scratch-whitening.
In addition, this issue brings together other timely articles devoted to waterborne coatings including pigment dispersion, intumescent coatings, the drying of coatings, and anticorrosive coatings.
In recent years, the phosphorus-nitrogen containing intumescent flame retardants (IFRs) have received considerable attentions because it provides excellent fire protection with minimum of overall health hazard (7), (8).
According to Andy Czainski, Jotun's global PFP sales director, Jotachar JF750 is the only mesh-free epoxy intumescent coating solution available to the market where jet fire protection is required for safety critical steel structures, divisions and vessels.