Astroflame Passive Fire Protection Products

Trade Name: Astro FM Compound

Fire Resistant Mortar

Suitable for fire protecting large openings in floors and walls.

Fire Resistance testing to EN 1366-3 EI 60, E 90, BS 476 - 300mins.

Fire Classification EN 13501-2.

Load bearing for 1.5kN, 2.5kN and 5kN

Up to 4 hours fire resistance for floors & walls

Acoustic Isolation testing to EN 10140 to 44dB.

Air Permeability testing to EN 1026 to 600Pa

Load bearing up to 5kN.

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Description

A one part synthetic mortar which when mixed with water produces a trowelable or pourable compound suitable for the sealing of openings in walls and floors to prevent the passage of fire and smoke.

The seal is strong, non combustible, can be made load bearing.

Mortar has fire resistance to EN 1366-3 and BS 476 part 4 and 20. Up to 4 hours at 100mm thickness, 2 hours at 75mm thickness and 1 hour at 50mm thickness.

Additional services can be easily added through the mortar and resealed with further mortar. Where plastic pipes pass through the mortar, Astroflame Pipe Wraps should be used.

Tested to BS476: Part 20 Astroflame Fire Resistant Mortar can provide up to 6 hours fire resistance depending on depth/width.

Load bearing up to 5kN and suitable up to spans of 4700mm. Life expectancy of over 25 years.

Free of halogens, asbestos, fibres and silica and is non toxic.

Properties & Specification

Description

Off white free flowing powder

Density

1100-1111 kg/m3

Fire Resistance - BS 467

4 hours at 100mm thickness
2 hours at 75mm thickness
1 hour at 50mm thickness

Insulation

100mm thick - 240 minutes on seal face
75mm thick - 120 minutes on seal face
50mm thick - 60 minutes on seal face

Fire Resistance - EN 1366-3

EI 60 E 90

Non Combustibility

In accordance with BS 476 part 4

Maximum Opening Span

4700mm

Load Bearing Specification

1.5, 2.5 and 5 kN/m2

Mean Flexural Strength

2.12 N/mm

Compressive Strength

5.0 N/mm2

Thermal Conductivity

0.289 W/mK

Air Permeability

600Pa EN 1026 - 100Pa 0.83/0.14 m3/hm2

Sound Reduction

46 dB reduction at 100mm

Estimating quantities required

By Volume Power: Water

1 Hour Seal 50mm Thick

2 Hour Seal 75mm Thick

4 Hour 100mm

Pourable

3:2 (approx)

48Kg dry motar per m2

71Kg dry motar per m2

95Kg dry motar per m2

Trowelable Grade

2:1 (approx)

51Kg dry motar per m2

75Kg dry motar per m2

100Kg dry motar per m2

Wall trowelable

3:1

48Kg dry motar per m2

71Kg dry motar per m2

95Kg dry motar per m2

Product Availability

Available in 20kg bags

Product Code

Product Description

Weight

Colour

AFFC

Astro FM Compound

20kilo

Off-White

To Order & Specify

Please contact us and quote the following information - Quantity / Product Code / Product Description / Weight
Typical wording- 20 / AFFC / Astro FM Compound / 20kilo

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Fire Test or Assessment Reports

Fire Resistance testing to EN 1366-3 EI 60, E 90, BS 476 - 300mins.
Fire Classification EN 13501-2.
Load bearing for 1.5kN, 2.5kN and 5kN
Up to 4 hours fire resistance for floors & walls
Acoustic Isolation testing to EN 10140 to 44dB.
Air Permeability testing to EN 1026 to 600Pa

Installation

For further information on installation requirements please review the installation video or contact the technical team on: tel 01329 844 500 or email sales@astroflame.com

Health and Safety

The product does not present any known health hazards during or after installation. Normal good industrial and personal hygiene practices should be observed. For further information on health and safety requirements please contact the technical team on: tel 01329 844 500 or email sales@astroflame.com

Environmental Impact

Low VOC (air quality).
No Power Tools required for installation (no energy source required).
Dust free.
Smoke and Air Tightness.
Noise Reduction.
Thermal Insulation.
Recycling of Packaging.
Avoidance of Air Filtration.
Does not emit halogenated by-products.
Manufactured in accordance with ISO 14001.
Contains no raw materials known to have an estrogenic effect.
The life cycle of Fire Rated Mortar is over 25 years.

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)
fax 0800 023 2483
(01329 844600)
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