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What material is necessary to create an intumescent coating?

Monday, April 7, 2014


True or False: Jet fire tests are used to determine the heat-insulating capabilities of intumescent coatings in cellulosic fires.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


What type of a coating contains an acid source, a carbon source, and a blowing agent?

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


True or False: Fire resistance ratings of materials protected with intumescent coatings are expressed in the (degrees Fahrenheit) temperature that the coating can withstand before it fails.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013


What function does an intumescent coating perform?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013


True or false: UL will not approve an intumescent, fire-resistive coating material if it is topcoated.

Monday, July 8, 2013


What is the function of fireproofing materials such as intumescent or cementitious coatings on structural steel in buildings?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


True or false: Primers and topcoats used with intumescent, fire-resistant coatings, as well as the intumescent coatings themselves, require UL approval.

Thursday, November 1, 2012


True or false: Fire-resistant, intumescent coatings for steel are applied in one to three coats.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012


Which of the following statements about intumescent, fire-resistive coatings is not true?

Monday, October 1, 2012


True or false: Intumescent, fire-resistive coatings cannot be applied with plural-component spray equipment.

Monday, August 27, 2012


True or false: Intumescent coatings for building interiors are available only in solvent-borne formulations.

Monday, April 9, 2012


Among fire-protective coatings, how are intumescents classified?

Friday, April 22, 2011


True or false: UL will not approve an intumescent, fire-resistive coating material if it is topcoated.

Thursday, March 31, 2011


True or false: To assess the cure and recoatability of a multi-coat, thin-film intumescent coating, manufacturers sometimes specify use of a Durometer test.

Thursday, November 4, 2010


True or false: The fire-resistance ratings of intumescent coatings are expressed in terms of hours, indicating how long the coating can adequately protect the substrate in a fire.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010


What is the main reason that thin-film intumescent fire-resistant coatings are preferred in clean-room environments rather than cementitious fireproofing?

Thursday, October 7, 2010


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