Fireproofing paint/varnish

Fireproofing paint/varnish

Fireproofing paint is applied to substrates that are to be protected against fire and ignition. This application process does not give the substrate itself better smoke and fire properties, but it is the applied paint coat that is supposed to serve as fire protection.

Source: RIKSTERMBANKEN
Keywords: Fireproofing paint and Intumescent paint

  • Fireproofing paint: a paint with the intended purpose of decreasing an object’s risk of ignition.
  • Intumescent paint: a kind of fireproofing paint that swells up when heated through the exuding of non flammable gases, thus protecting the material underneath in the event of a fire.