What’s All the Fuss About?

Addressing recent statements alleging there are issues with thermal barrier test methods in the code. Paul Duffy and Associates, Inc. Letter NFPA 286 and UL 1715: What’s all the fuss about?  Q&A

How No-Burn Spec Sheets Integrate with MasterSpec

Did you know No-Burn fire protective products are available on MasterSpec? It’s true! And it’s just one more reason why architects and contractors prefer No-Burn. With MasterSpec, you can easily integrate No-Burn’s offerings into your projects with a click of a button. View our ProductMasterSpec listing featuring foamed-in-place insulation and intumescent paint. What is MasterSpec? …

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Announcing the Launch of Our New Website

We’re excited to announce the launch of our brand-new website! As a proven and trusted leader in passive fire protective coatings since our founding in 1998, we’ve established ourselves as an expert in the industry, and we felt it was time for our website to reflect that. Watch our new company overview video: Our goal …

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Thermal Barrier vs. Ignition Barrier: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to making sure your construction projects meet code for fire protection, it’s important to be informed about the products available to you. This is especially true as  combustible spray polyurethane foam is becoming the top insulation choice in both residential and commercial construction. A fire-protectant  paint or coating is necessary to keep …

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Thermal Barrier vs. Ignition Barrier: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to making sure your construction projects meet code for fire protection, it’s important to be informed about the products available to you. This is especially true as  combustible spray polyurethane foam is becoming the top insulation choice in both residential and commercial construction. A fire-protectant  paint or coating is necessary to keep …

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Best Practices for Safe Handling & Storage – Intumescent Coatings

Intumescent coatings require specified handling and storage. Improper handling and storage conditions, especially exposure to extreme cold or hot temperatures, can adversely affect physical properties and the shelf life rendering the product unsalvageable. Handling and storage specifications follow. Read and understand manufacturer recommendations expressed in the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Technical Data Sheets (TDS) …

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Spraying Intumescent Coatings & Equivalent N95 Particulate Respirators

Memo To: Contractors, Distributors, & Manufacturing Partners From: Installed Product SupportDate: 4/14/2020Subject: Spraying Intumescent Coatings & Equivalent N95 Particulate RespiratorsSafety and personal protection are our top priority.  When spray-applying a No-Burn® intumescent coating, a filtering facepiece (N, R or P disposable particulate respirator1) is recommended.  The safety of those on the frontlines and supply shortages requires additional particulate …

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Spraying Intumescent Coatings & Equivalent N95 Particulate Respirators

Memo To: Contractors, Distributors, & Manufacturing Partners  From: Installed Product Support Date: 4/14/2020 Subject: Spraying Intumescent Coatings & Equivalent N95 Particulate Respirators Safety and personal protection are our top priority.  When spray-applying a No-Burn® intumescent coating, a filtering facepiece (N, R or P disposable particulate respirator1) is recommended.  The safety of those on the frontlines …

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