Scorched wooden slats inside have been replaced with specially sourced iroko hardwood, which has been coated with fire-retardant paint
Harkness said he used only 8-inch by 8-inch timbers of Douglas fir and was careful to paint them with red, fire-retardant paint
MAB even produces a fire-retardant paint
that inhibits fire from spreading.
Test burns of Firefree 88 have been conducted for fire officials in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as in states throughout the country, and IFRS is now marketing the fire-retardant paint
, nationally and internationally.
Fire-retardant paints are applied to combustible materials (wood, plastic, foam) and are designed to reduce the rate of flame spread.
The standard ASTM test for fire-retardant paints is ASTM E 84, which lasts for 15 minutes.
said, "We are very pleased and proud to add these outstanding fire-retardant paints
and varnishes to our existing inventory of fire-retardant products.
Owens, President of American Fire Retardant Corp, said, "We have been negotiating for some time to acquire this company and add their patented fire-retardant paints
and varnishes to our expanding inventory of fire retardant products.