fire-retardant coating

fire-retardant coating

1. A material applied to the surface of a building component to increase its resistance to flaming combustion along the surface.
2. A covering which is applied (as a fluid) on a material to delay ignition and combustion of the material.
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The general manager of the MVL Group subsidiary told Construction Week that the company provided the kingdom's Hajj authority with a fire-retardant coating called DC68.
Abstract The protective effects of a topcoat on an intumescent fire-retardant coating were studied under hydrochloric acid solution corrosion, accelerated UV aging and natural weathering.
We coated a composite with 38 [cm.sup.2] of surface size with fire-retardant coating. The amount of fire-retardant coating on the composite varied from 0.5 g to 3 g.
When a forest or brushland wildfire threatens to engulf nearby neighborhoods, some homeowners might opt to quickly spray the entire exterior of their house with a temporary fire-retardant coating. Now, a team of Agricultural Research Service scientists in California--one of America's most wildfire-prone states--has shown that an experimental fire-retardant gel made of sodium bentonite clay, cornstarch, and water may offer better, more affordable protection than gels made from other compounds.
TRELLEBORG INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS has launched DragonCoat, its new fire-retardant coating for rubber components, on the Trelleborg booth at OTC in Houston in May.
Fire-retardant and smoke-suppressant performance of an intumescent waterborne amino-resin fire-retardant coating for wood.
According to Boeing the fire-retardant coating on the fibreglass insulation blankets degrades with age but the FAA claims that tests do not indicate that age is a factor.
Moreover, an intumescent coating, according to SSPC's definition, is "a fire-retardant coating that when heated forms a foam produced by nonflammable gases, such as carbon dioxide and ammonia.
2 Mean diameter (nm) 4000 300 Thickness (nm) 1000-1500 40-50 Purity (%) >99.9 >99.9 Table 2: Components of waterborne fire-retardant coating Component (wt%) JO M0 NO Epoxy/curing 32.2/5.7 31.2/5.5 31.2/5.5 agent APP/MEL/PER 27.1/16.4/ 26.3/15.9/ 26.3/15.9/ 12.6 12.2 12.2 Ti[O.sub.2] 6.0 5.8 5.8 BN 0 3.0 (No.