Fire Stop Products | Astro PFP FR EX Mortar
For in-stock items orders received before 2pm (Monday-Friday) are generally dispatched for delivery on the following working day (Monday-Friday).
Astro PFP FR EX Mortar is a dry white powder consisting of inorganic compounds and perlite.
When mixed with water, the compounds form a highly thermally insulating fire sealing compound to prevent the spread of fire and smoke through openings in fire rated walls and floors, including openings formed around building service penetrations.
Astro PFP FR EX Mortar will also maintain the acoustic design performance in walls and floors. Astro PFP FR EX Mortar expands approx. 1% by hydraulic action during curing ensuring a very tight seal around the service penetrations and the surrounding opening apertures.
Astro PFP FR EX Mortar is easy to sand or drill. The compound dries to an off-white colour which may be painted.
|Single sided cast = 50 mm thick as linear seal||Rw 64 dB|
|Double sided cast = 25 mm thick as linear seal||Rw 64 dB|
|Single sided cast = 50 mm thick as large seal||Rw 48 dB|
|Double sided cast = 25 mm thick as large seal||Rw 48 dB|
Astro PFP EX Mortar has been tested at BM Trada (UKAS accredited); according to EN ISO 10140-2:2010.
Resistance to Fire:
|Flexible walls comprise gypsum, masonry, aerated concrete or concrete||Up to 2400 mm wide by 1200 mm high blank seal with double sided 25mm Astro PFP FR EX Mortar on 25mm cast board||EI 120 (E 120)|
|Rigid walls comprise masonry, aerated concrete or concrete, within walls or between the head of walls and the soffit of floor slabs||Up to 2400 mm wide by 1200 mm high blank seal with single sided 50mm Astro PFP FR EX Mortar on 50mm cast board||EI 120 (E 180)|
|Up to 2400 mm wide by 1200 mm high blank seal with single sided 100mm Astro PFP FR EX Mortar||EI 240 (E 240)|
|Rigid floors comprise aerated concrete or concrete within floors or between floors and walls||Up to 2400 mm by 1200 mm blank seal with 50mm Astro PFP FR EX Mortar on top of 50mm cast board||EI 180 (E 180)|
|Up to 2400 mm by 1200 mm blank seal casted with 100mm Astro PFP FR EX Mortar||EI 240 (E 240)|
The cast board comprise stone wool with density = 150kg/m3.
Please read the Installation Instructions before usage.
|Condition||Powder ready for mixing with water|
|Product consumption at 2:1 mix||Approx. 3.42 bags per m2 @ 50mm depth
Approx. 6.83 bags per m2 @ 100mm depth
|Dry density||About 900 kg/m3 after full cure|
|Reaction to fire||Class A1|
|Hardened||Less than 1 hour depending on the local climate|
|Totally hardened||Up to 30 days depending on thickness and temp.|
|Thermal conduct.||0.051 W/mK|
|Storage||12 months stored in unopened bags or pails. Should be stored between 5 °C and 30 °C and in dry conditions. Damp and humid conditions will affect the shelf life.|
|Compatibility||Suitable for use with most materials, but should not be used in direct contact with metals that may corrode|
|Limitations||Should not be used in permanently damp areas or in moving joints|
|Classification||CE-marked - Fire seal for fire rated openings and penetrations class EI 240|
|Product Code||Product Description||Colour||Size|
|AFPFPEXMB||Astro PFP FR EX Mortar - Bags||Off-White||20 L|
10 L pail also available P.O.A
Please contact us and quote the following information - Please quote- Quantity / Trade name / Product Ref / Size
Typical example:- 25 / AFPFPEXMB / Astro PFP FR EX Mortar - Bags / 20 L
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.
Please refer to the ETA sheet for fields of application for this product. For further information on installation requirements please refer to the manufacturer of the services and the wall/floor specification to ensure the compatibility of this product, if in doubt please contact the technical team with services and wall/floor specification on: tel 01329 844 500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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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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