intumescent paint

intumescent paint

Paint that swells and chars when exposed to flame, thus making the surface more fire-retardant.
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A two-component coating of intumescent paint and epoxy topcoat is currently applied on the engine cowling panels to provide heat, fire, and fluid protection.
(a) Four-point bending setup (in evidence, the foam layer provided by intumescent paint (specimens A)), (b) cross-section features of specimens E, and (c) buckling of segmented beams (type D).
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The newly introduced intumescent paint and flame resistant coatings are suitable for structural building materials, such as stone, plaster and steel structures.
All are taking a range of standard products, but also specialties like our Contex anti-carbonation coatings, floor coatings and Hempacore, which is Hempel's intumescent paint
Members of the fire protection engineering department worked with WPI's solar decathlon team last year and found that several layers of intumescent paint, which expands when it gets hot, could effectively shield the building's walls, which were made of reinforced panels with foam insulation.
Jacob Kuruvilla, Hempel's country manager for Oman, said: "The launch of the Hempacore range of intumescent paint further strengthens Hempel's competitive edge as the preferred protective coatings brand in Oman as customers now benefit to have the opportunity of having both high performance corrosion and fire protection coating systems from a reliable supplier."
McCahill said that intumescent paint is still a niche market.
Columns of the arcade are simply the rolled steel members of the frame, exposed and made silver with intumescent paint. (As Robert Maxwell has pointed out, this substance has allowed the slenderness and elegance of the whole steel order which, before the change of regulations, would have had to be covered up in extremely cludgy fireproofing material.) At the southern corners of the square, the Modernist steel order achieves heraldic drama.
Intumescent paint and flame resistant coatings are suitable for structural building materials such as stone, plaster and steel structures.
* Paint & Coatings (exterior and interior masonry coatings, floor coatings, cure and seals, intumescent paint, stain blocking primers)
The new Dubai airport has also resulted in high demand for intumescent paint able to cope with high heat, according to Jotun's Aaberg.