Fire-retardant paint

fire-retardant paint

[¦fīr ri¦tärd·ənt ′pānt]
(materials)
A paint applied as a thin coating to reduce the rate of flame spread of a combustible material; based on silicone, casein, polyvinylchloride, or other substance.

Fire-retardant paint

A paint based on silicone, casein, borax, polyvinyl chloride, or some other similar substance; a thin coating reduces the rate of flame spread of a combustible material.
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Scorched wooden slats inside have been replaced with specially sourced iroko hardwood, which has been coated with fire-retardant paint.
MAB even produces a fire-retardant paint that inhibits fire from spreading.
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.