Astroflame Passive Fire Protection Products

Trade Name: Astro FR Silicone

Fire Rated Silicone Sealant

Fire resistance testing to EN 1366-4 EI 300 and BS 476 240mins.

Fire Classification to EN 13501-2.
Acoustic Isolation to EN 10140 to 38dB.

Air Permeability testing to EN 1026 to 600Pa.
Weathering testing to ISO 11431.

Fire rated up to 4 hours in both horizontal and vertical joints.

Can be used in joints up to 50mm wide.

Causes no known deleterious effects to plastic pipes, plastic cables, sheathing or metallic components.

Fire rated sealant.

Certified by Certifire

Certifire Accreditation.

Description

Astro Fire Rated Silicone is a high performance sealant for use in fire sealing joints and gaps up to 50mm wide.

A neutral curing, odourless fire rated silicone sealant with excellent weatherability and flexibility.

The sealant is primerless and offers a 4-hour fire rating to EN1366-4 and BS476 part 20 & 22 and up
to 4 hours integrity with a life expectancy of over 30 years.

Other features include
Low Smoke and Toxicity.
Halogen free, ozone and radiation resistant.
Non-slump, easy to apply and tool off.
Contributes to Green Building.
Joint movement capability of +/- 25%.
Highly flexible and waterproof.
Resists fungi and vermin.

Application and Performance Data

This one-part fire rated sealant has excellent adhesion to porous and non-porous substrates and can be used for fire protection sealing of curtain walling, building facades, expansion joints, door frames and block work walls etc.

Performance Data for FR Silicone Sealant

Performance data table for Fire Rated Silicone Sealant.

 

Properties

Properties Table for FR Silicone Sealant.

Availability

Astro FR Silicone Sealant is supplied in rigid 310ml cartridge format for use with an applicator gun.

Name

Dimensions

Colour

Product Code

Astro FR Silicone

310ml cartridge

White

AFFRSW

To Order & Specify

Please quote - Quantity / Trade Name / Product Ref.
Typical example:-
10 / Astro FR Sealant / AFFRSW

Fire Test or Assessment Reports

Fire resistance testing to EN 1366-4 EI 300 and BS 476 240mins.

Fire Classification to EN 13501-2. Acoustic Isolation to EN 10140 to 38dB.

Certifire 3rd. Party Accreditation.

Air Permeability testing to EN 1026 to 600Pa.

Weathering testing to ISO 11431.

FR Silicone is manufactured in the EU, meeting the highest quality standard in compliance with BS EN ISO 9001:2008.

For specific fire insulation ratings contact Astroflame

Installation

Clean all joints free from dust, oil and grease and mask surrounding surfaces if necessary

Ensure gap is filled using one of the backing materials from the performance table (above).
Fill gap to the required depth, tool off for a smooth finish. Minimum depth to be 6mm

For further information see Installation Sheet.

Health and Safety

See COSHH datasheet for full details.

Environmental Impact

Fire Rated Silicone contributes to a Green Building:-
Low VOC (air quality).
No Power Tools required for installation (no energy source required).
Dust free.
Low Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP).
Low Global Warming Potential (GWP).
No water pollution.
Smoke and Air Tightness.
Noise Reduction.
Thermal Insulation.
Recycling of Packaging.
Avoidance of Air Filtration.
Does not emit halogenated by-products.
Contains no raw materials known to have an estrogenic effect.
The life cycle of FR Silicone is over 30 years.

Astroflame (Fire Seals) Ltd. Intumescent House
Unit 8, The IO Centre, Stephenson Road, Segensworth
FAREHAM, ENGLAND PO15 5RU
tel 0800 023 2482
(01329 844500)
fax 0800 023 2483
(01329 844600)
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tel +44 1329 844500
fax +44 1329 844600

 

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