Trade Name: Astro IF Varnish
Intumescent Fire Varnish Basecoat
BS476 Part 7: Class 1 surface spread of flame.
BS476 Part 6: Fire propagation.
Designated class 1, 0, & B s2 d0 in accordance with UK Building Regulations.
Water based clear intumescent with White Spirit based decorative overcoat in Satin or Matt finishes.
Brush, roller or spray application.
Astroflame IFV Intumescent fire varnish basecoat is part of a fire protection varnish system with the option of a clear or stained finish for Fire Protection of timber and timber derivative substrates. The special formula provides a tough, durable finish to internal and external wood.
Clear or stained finishes enhance the natural beauty of the wood while fire protecting new and previously varnished surfaces. 1 coat Astroflame IFV Intumescent fire varnish basecoat plus 1 coat Astroflame FVO overcoat fire varnish clear or 2 coat woodstain. For damp or heavily cleaned areas apply 1 coat External overcoat. For external - 2 coats External.
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Previously varnished & stained surfaces or wood preservers
Astroflame IFV Intumescent fire varnish basecoat can be applied over firmly adhered standard clear varnish. For existing stained varnishes, stain coatings, old fire coatings or if in doubt, contact Technical Dept.
If preservatives are required, use rapid drying clear non water-repellent grades.*** For tanalised or other preservative treatments, contact Technical Dept.
***Allow adequate time for stain or preservative fluids to escape.
20 square metre packs.
To Order & Specify
We are happy to provided specifications and quotations - please use our specification form to ensure we cover all apects of your fire protection and decorative requirements in our quote. We accept any order size.
Prior to application the contractor should contact the Astroflame Technical Department (see below) to obtain a basecoat application schedule.
For certification and compliance with regulations we will supply a
Prepare and apply –
1 coat Astroflame IFV Intumescent fire varnish basecoat.
** Fruitwoods and for stained varnish finish - 2 coats Astroflame FVO fire varnish overcoat (internal).
EXTERNAL – 1 coat Astroflame IFV Intumescent fire varnish basecoat, 2 coats Astroflame FVO overcoat fire varnish (external).
Application by painters, decorators and other professional users only. Refer to instructions on Fire Varnish Base & Overcoat containers.
Health and Safety
Astroflame IFV Intumescent fire varnish basecoat clear, Varnish Overcoat matt or satin are water-based. For application by painters, decorators & other professional users.
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