No-Burn Blog

Use of Topical Coatings with Weyerhaeuser Engineered Wood Products

Weyerhaeuser has recently released a technical bulletin allowing the use of topical coatings over their engineered wood products based upon certain parameters. No-Burn® Plus meets the topical coating requirements listed in Weyerhaeuser’s Technical Bulletin 310 (TB-310). No-Burn® Plus is code compliant, has a pH range of 7-8, is applied without pressure or soaking, and does not contain …

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It’s NOW- Design & Construction Week IBS® & KBIS® 2017

It’s NOW- Design & Construction Week IBS® & KBIS® 2017 Build with the best fire protective solution for the new residential code.  Visit booth S1042 January 10 – 12 for general and technical information on intumescent fire protective coatings. No-Burn®, Inc. remains focused on promoting their best-selling, thin-film intumescents Plus and Plus XD.  Recognized as a preferred brand by …

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Issuance of New Evaluation Listing (UEL) 5005

No-Burn®, Inc. is pleased to announce the issuance of Evaluation Listing (UEL) 5005. The products recognized in UEL 5005 have successfully undergone evaluation and are compliant with ASTM E84/ASTM E2768 Standard Test Method for Extended Duration Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (30 minute Tunnel Test). Fire protective intumescent coatings have long been growing in their …

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SPFA Publishes Revised TechDoc (SPFA-126) on Ignition and Thermal Barriers

SPFA Publishes Revised TechDoc (SPFA-126) on Ignition and Thermal Barriers August 18, 2016 – The SPFA Building Envelope and Technical Oversight Committees are pleased to announce an update to SPFA-126 “Thermal Barriers and Ignition Barriers for the Spray Polyurethane Industry”.  This new document, last revised in 2011, represents significant changes to content to address recent …

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Building Codes: A Smart Investment

Homebuilders are rightfully selective with building materials and installation services.  Responsible for producing the biggest investment most people will ever make, entitles a homebuilder to know their options, be intimately acquainted with a product and service’s value and most importantly, life safety attributes. Making a commitment to use or install one product over another is …

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Learn from the Past, Build for Tomorrow

WHAT ARE BUILDING CODES? “Building regulation in the United States began in the late 1800s when major cities began to adopt and enforce building codes in response to large fires in densely populated urban areas. The primary intent of early building codes was to reduce the fire risk, but over time, their scope has broadened. …

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What Does IAPMO Do?

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Group is a membership-based association, IAPMO uses an open consensus process in the development of its flagship Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code. Offering complete services ranging from code development assistance, industry-leading education, plumbing and mechanical product testing and certification, building product evaluation and a manufacturer-preferred quality assurance …

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We had a great Show at PCBC 2015!

We are back from PCBC 2015 and we had a great Show!  Attended by industry leaders known as the Leading Builders of America, San Diego provided the perfect setting for us to interact.  Plenty of valuable conversation took place and the events after Show hours were invaluable.  Thank you to all who visited our booth.  …

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