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in·tu·mes·cent

(in'tū-mes'ent),
Enlarging; becoming enlarged or swollen.
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in·tu·mes·cent

(in'tū-mes'ĕnt)
Enlarging; becoming enlarged or swollen.
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intumescent

(ĭn-tū-mĕs′ĕnt)
Swelling or becoming enlarged.
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- Water-based coatings is expected to be the fastest-growing technology segment of the global intumescent coatings market from 2019 to 2025.
The specialist range of Firetex intumescent and insulation materials has been protecting assets worldwide for more than 15 years, with added visual appeal reflected in the finished building.
In order to better understand the mechanism of intumescent flame retardant, Figure 12 shows the FT-IR spectra of the residual char of IFR-PP (PER), IFR-PP (PEPA), and IFR-PP (PBPP) heated at 300[degrees]C, 500[degrees]C, and after the cone calorimeter tests.
Launched in July 2014, Steelmaster 1200WF is the most efficient thin film water-borne intumescent coating offering up to 180 minutes of fire protection and can be applied both on and off-site.
Appropriate assessment of intumescent coating performance requires a thorough understanding of the fundamental characteristics of intumescent coatings.
Wang reported an experimental study on the degradation of fire protection performance for two types of intumescent coatings after accelerated hydrothermal aging tests.
This product is another example of the type of high performance flame retardant and intumescent coatings available from Flame Control.”
Intumescent fire protective coatings have been widely used as passive fire protection (PFP) in parts of cars, airplanes, steel structures, and building components to ensure the fire safety and building regulations in many countries.
Summary: Hempel, one of the world's largest independent suppliers of decorative, marine and protective coatings, has proudly announced the launch of a new range of intumescent coatings for passive fire protection of steel structures in the UAE.
There are three ways to achieve fire retardant polymers, says Crompton: use polymers that are intrinsically non-flammable, include a suitable additive in the formulation, and use intumescent materials.