Intumescent Fire Sealants swell when exposed to heat, creating an airtight seal that prevents fire and smoke from spreading throughout the building. They are commonly used around doors, to provide additional protection and lengthen the amount of time people have to evacuate, whilst also safeguarding the building’s structural integrity.
Insulation Express is proud to offer a comprehensive range of intumescent fire sealants that provide enhanced fire protection for various applications.
What is intumescent fire sealant?
Intumescent fire sealant is a specialised material designed to expand when exposed to heat or fire, forming a robust and insulating barrier. This expansion creates a seal that helps to prevent the passage of flames, smoke, and toxic gases through joints and gaps in fire-rated walls, floors, and ceilings.
The unique properties of intumescent fire sealants make them an indispensable part of fire protection systems. They are commonly used in commercial buildings, industrial facilities, residential properties, and public spaces to ensure compliance with building regulations and enhance overall fire safety.
Benefits of intumescent fire sealant Using intumescent fire sealant in your building insulation projects has a range of advantages, such as:
Fire Resistance: Intumescent fire sealants are formulated to provide a high level of fire resistance, helping to contain fires and limit their spread. The expanded seal acts as a barrier, preventing flames and smoke from passing through penetrations, joints, and gaps.
Smoke and Gas Control: In the event of a fire, the sealant's expanded state also aids in controlling the movement of smoke and toxic gases. This containment helps to improve evacuation time and reduces the risk of smoke inhalation, allowing occupants to exit the building safely.
Easy Application: Our intumescent fire sealants are designed for easy and efficient application. They can be applied using a standard caulking gun or a trowel, depending on the specific product and application requirements. The sealant adheres well to a wide range of substrates, including concrete, brickwork, metal, and timber.
Versatility: Our range of intumescent fire sealants caters to various fire protection needs. They can be used for sealing gaps around pipes, cables, ducts, electrical penetrations, and other service openings. Whether it's sealing small joints or larger gaps, there is a suitable product available to meet your specific requirements.
Long-lasting Performance: Insulation Express sources fire sealants from reputable manufacturers, such as Rockwool and Knauf, known for their commitment to quality and performance. These products are tested and certified to meet the relevant fire safety standards, ensuring long-lasting protection for your building.
Choose Insulation Express for your intumescent fire sealant
At Insulation Express, we offer a comprehensive selection of intumescent fire sealants to meet your specific needs. Our knowledgeable team is always ready to assist you in choosing the right product and providing expert advice on installation and maintenance.
With our high-quality fire sealants and accessories, you can enhance the fire resistance of your building, create safer environments, and protect the lives of occupants. Trust Insulation Express for your intumescent fire sealant requirements and ensure robust fire protection for your property. Contact us today or browse our website to explore our range of fire protection solutions.