There is demand for intumescent
coatings in specialty coatings sub-segments, such as marine, transportation, onshore/offshore oil and gas production, and new industrial and commercial construction.
The water-based intumescent
coatings market is forecast to witness highest growth by 2024, particularly due to its ecofriendly characteristics.
A number of different models have been proposed to estimate the expansion of intumescent
investigated the effects of different types of titanium dioxide on intumescent
Whilst Warner acknowledges that the mesh free breakthrough in Jotachar is groundbreaking technology, he is quick to point out that Jotun has decades of experience protecting offshore assets with Jotun's robust epoxy based technologies, as well as supplying intumescent
cellulosic fire protection coatings for the construction industries for many years.
Lars Risum, business development manager for Passive Fire Protection at Hempel (Denmark), believes that the introduction of Hempel's intumescent
range will be extremely beneficial for customers.
Epoxy based fibre laminates will burn readily and give off toxic fumes but the risk can be substantially reduced by use of the appropriate intumescent
paints are sold as fire protection coatings, but with deficiencies such as poor adhesion to substrates, limited fire protection performance, and poor resistance to UV light and salt water.
The foam is pre-coated on the underside with an intumescent
fire-proofing material and pre-coated on the traffic surface with highway-grade, fuel resistant silicone.
Also now in stock, are the full ranges of: Brofer grilles, diffusers and VCDs; Hydor ventilation controls; Lead-Air ducting accessories; Vento spiral fittings; JC Vents' specialist grilles; Atco Europe's flexible ductwork; Control Techniques' specialist controls; Stuart Acoustics' attenuators and sound controls; and Lorient intumescent
The primary backing comprises intumescent
material coated on or applied to the upper surface only, incorporated into the primary backing only, or both.
As structures across the Middle East get bigger, it can take longer to evacuate buildings in an emergency, and the Firetex intumescent
coating from Leigh's can protect the steelwork for up to two hours.