Astroflame Passive Fire Protection Products

Trade Name ASTRO FR-EC Economy Foam

Fire Rated Foam.

Ready to use PU foam in a 750ml can.

Fire retardant up to 240 minutes.

Tested to BS 476:Part 20, EN1366-4.

Efficient seal against smoke and gas.

Excellent adhesion on most construction substrates.

High bonding strength.

Very good filling characteristics.

Excellent stability: no shrink or post expansion.

Cured foam can be overpainted.

Fire Rated construction foam

Description

Note: This product is fire rated but is not intumescent.

A one-component, self-expanding, ready to use polyurethane foam that uses 'green' propellants, harmless to the ozone layer and without greenhouse gas effects. It has a fire rating of up to 240 minutes (tested according EN1366-4).

Typical uses include:
Fire retardant installation of window- and doorframes.
Fire- and smoke retardant sealing of connections between partition walls, ceilings and floors
Filling of cavities

Use for all applications where fire retardant characteristics are required or desirable such as:
· sealing of all openings in roof constructions
· sealing of cable- and pipe penetrations
· bonding of insulation materials
· application of sound-deadening layers
· improving thermal insulation

Properties, Specification & Availability

FR Foam Technical Data Table

Packing

Sold in 750 ml pressurised canisters individually or boxes of 12.
Shelf life is 9 months in unopened packaging in a cool and dry storage place at temperatures between +5°C and +25

To Order & Specify

Please quote - Quantity / Trade name / Product ref / Product Code
Typical wording -
20 / ASTRO FREC ACOUSTIC FOAM / AFFRECFOAM / 750ml

Application:

Shake the aerosol can for at least 20 seconds.
Moisten surfaces with a water sprayer prior to application.
Fill holes and cavities for 65 %, as the foam will expand.

Repeat shaking regularly during application.
If you have to work in layers repeat moistening after each layer.

Fresh foam can be removed using Soudal Foamcleaner or acetone. Cured foam can only be removed mechanically.

Working temperature 5°C to 40°C. (20°C-25°C recommended)

Cured PU-foam must be protected from UV radiation by painting or applying a top layer of sealant (silicone, MS Polymer, acrylic and PU sealant)

Fire Test or Assessment Reports

· Test Report 9279 – University Ghent to NBN 713.020, EN 1366-4.
· BS 476:Part 20 – Warrington Fire Research Report 113610.
· France : CSTB Rapport D’Essai RS00-067.
· Italy : CSI Report 1125RF.
· Australia WFRA Report 45717 to AS1530.4 and AS 4072.1.
· Various applications with fire doors.
· Various Applications in combination with sealants.

Health and Safety

· Use normal industrial hygiene practices.
· Wear gloves and safety goggles
· Remove cured foam by mechanical means only, never burn away
· Consult the label for more information

As part of our policy of ongoing improvements, we reserve the right to modify, alter or change product specifications without giving notice. Product illustrations are representations only. All information contained in this document is provided for guidance only, and as ASTROFLAME FIRESEALS LTD has no control over the installation methods of the products, or of the prevailing site conditions, no warranties expressed or implied are intended to be given as to the actual performance of the products mentioned or referred to, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for any loss, damage or injury arising from the use of the information given of products mentioned or referred to herein.

The above information to the best of our knowledge is true and accurate and based upon current test data and is supplied for your guidance only. Customers should satisfy themselves to the suitability of the product in its intended use and no guarantee is given or implied since the conditions of actual use are beyond our control. ASTROflame (Fireseals) Ltd, disclaim any liability for loss, damage or other expense arising from the use of information, data or products mentioned or referred to and reserve the right to change any details or specifications without notice.

Astroflame (Fire Seals) Ltd. Intumescent House
Unit 8, The IO Centre, Stephenson Road, Segensworth
FAREHAM, ENGLAND PO15 5RU
tel 0800 023 2482
(01329 844500)
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