Intumescent Paint Products | Astro IFV Varnish & FVO Varnish
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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.
Astroflame Fire Varnish is a varnish 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. Fire Varnish Overcoat matt or satin provide protection against UV and wear.
When exposed to fire, Astro IFV Varnish (Basecoat) expands to create an insulating barrier, protecting timber surfaces from flames, heat and oxygen and suppressing emission of deadly smoke & gasses.
Astro IFV Varnish (Basecoat) is a clear finish which is then overcoated with Astro FVO Varnish (Overcoat)
Prepare and apply -
** Fruitwoods or damp areas 2 Astro FVO Varnish (Overcoat). EXTERNAL - 1 coat Astro IFV Varnish (Basecoat), 2 coats Astro FVO Varnish (Overcoat).
*** Fruitwoods, damp or high wear areas – 2nd coat Astro FVO Varnish (Overcoat).
*** EXTERNAL 2 coats Brush Grade Lacquer.
Application by painters, decorators and other professional users only. Refer to instructions on Fire Varnish Base & Overcoat containers.
Available in 20 square metre packs
We are happy to provided specifications and quotations - please use our specification form to ensure we cover all aspects 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 above) to obtain a basecoat application schedule.
Astro IFV 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.
***Allow adequate time for stain or preservative fluids to escape.
Fire test standards in UKAS-accredited Fire Test laboratory
** See NEW FIRE REGULATIONS & TESTS EXPLAINED
* Class 0 includes Class 1.
For certification and compliance with regulations the manufacturer will supply a Certificate of Supply on request.
During application & drying of the full system
The new BS EN tests also monitor -
For more information contact us
All products are manufactured under ISO 9001.
When used as a primer, it can be overcoated with water-based or white spirit based paints
We have technical representatives who provide assistance in the selection and specification of the products on this site and should be consulted for exact installation and product suitability. Ensure an early engagement with ourselves, designers, main contractor and specialist installers before any installation. Other trades and/or manufacturers may need to be consulted. For in-depth information, specification and technical advice please call our Head Office on tel 01329 844 500 or email email@example.com
All interested parties, designer, specifier, main contractor and specialist installers should provide access to allow the fire stopping seals to be regularly inspected and maintained, as well as records kept of such maintenance at minimum periods of 12 months, as required by the Regulatory Reform Order, and repaired if necessary. Reference should be made to ASFP TGD 17 – Code of Practice for the Installation and Inspection of Fire Stopping.
It is vital that those entrusted to design or install a fire stopping product have the necessary levels of competence to undertake the task professionally and thoroughly. The level of competency required will be commensurate with the expected complexity of the building. All designers must eliminate, reduce or control foreseeable risks that may arise during installation, construction or maintenance when preparing or modifying designs. Clients should ensure that the principal designer and principal contractor carry out their duties under CDM regulations. The ASFP foundation course in passive fire protection provides essential knowledge as part of demonstrating competency and understanding in this key fire protection specialism.
This product can only be supplied once the Paint enquiry form has been completed and approved by the manufacturer: Click the following link to go to the Paint Form: Specification Form.
Astro IFV Varnish (Basecoat) clear, Astro FVO Varnish (Overcoat) matt or satin are water-based. For application by painters, decorators & other professional users.
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 please see the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) or please contact the technical team on: tel 01329 844 500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Download and review the following available data sheets for this product.
For in-stock items orders received before 2pm (Monday-Friday) are generally dispatched for delivery on the following working day (Monday-Friday). All dates quoted for despatch are estimates only and are not guaranteed. We will endeavour to meet these dates but shall have no liability for any delay in despatch or delivery or any damage or loss occasioned thereby. We may deliver products pursuant to any order by instalments. If we are unable to deliver the goods for any reason,you will be contacted and you will not be obliged to pay for the goods which have not been delivered, you also have the option to cancel the goods that have been delivered, however we shall not be liable for any loss of income or profit which may have been caused by the delay or non delivery of goods.
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