Astroflame Passive Fire Protection Products

Trade Name: Astro FR Silicone

Fire Rated Silicone Sealant

Fire resistance testing to EN 1366-4 EI 240 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 60mm wide.

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

Can be used internally and externally.

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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

Packaging

310ml Cartridges / 600ml foils

Colour

White

Slump

Nil at joints up to 30mm

Shrinkage

Approximatley 5%

Cure Rate

3mm per day at 50% relative humidity 25°C

Shore A Hardness

1mm Nominal, wet coating thickness

Fire Resistance

16

Application temperature

+5oC to +40°C

Tack Free

20 mins at 25°C, 50% RH

Water Resistance

Waterproof when fully cured

Air Permeability

600 Pa EN 1026 - 100Pa 0.4/1.5 m3/h/m2

U.V. Resistance

Samples exposed in a UV chamber according to ISO 4892-3

Joint movement

25% of original joint size

Applications

7.4 Litre

Elastic Recovery

>90%

Fire Resistance

EN 1366-4 EI 240, BS 476 240mins

Air Permeability

600Pa EN 1026 - 100Pa 2.8/5.6 m3/h/m2

Classification

EN 13501-2, ISO 11600

Acoustic Isolation

BS EN ISO 10140-2

Weathering

ISO 11431 - 250 cycles each 120 minutes / 102 mins of the cycle dry at 65°C lights at 550W/m2 over a wavelength of 290 - 800nm / 18 minutes wet, immersion, light off. Water to be at 25oC

Product Availability

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

Product Code

Product Description

Size

Colour

AFFRSW

Astro FR Silicone

310ml cartridge

White




To Order & Specify

Please contact us and quote the following information - Quantity / Product Code / Product Description / Colour
Typical wording- 10 / AFFRSW / Astro FR Sealant / White

>> Tel: 01329 844 500 or >> Email: sales@astroflame.com

Fire Test or Assessment Reports

Fire resistance testing to EN 1366-4 EI 240 and BS 476 240mins.
Fire Classification to EN 13501-2. Acoustic Isolation to EN 10140.
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 9001:2015.
For specific fire insulation ratings contact Astroflame

Installation

For further information on installation requirements please 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

Fire Rated Silicone contributes to a Green Building:-
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.
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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