Daily Quiz (51)


Fire-resistant coatings are designed:


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings published its “Fact Sheet: Use of Hazardous Materials including Flammables in Confined Spaces” at the request of the Chemical Safety Board after what deadly fire?


True or false: NFPA 34 is the standard for the manufacture of organic coatings.


True or false: NFPA 285 is a test that provides a method of determining the flammability characteristics of exterior, non-load bearing wall assemblies/panels?


Intumescent coatings must contain an acid source, a carbon source and what other component?


True or false: Both cementitious and fibrous spray-applied, fire-resistant materials can contain Portland cement binders.


True or false: UL1709 is the test that provides a method of determining the flammability characteristics of exterior, non-load-bearing wall assemblies/panels.


True or false: Tests of fire resistive materials are conducted in real fire conditions.


What organization publishes the technical manual Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Intumescent Fire-Resistive Materials?


True or false: Thin-film, intumescent coatings for building interiors often employ vinyl-acrylic or acrylic resins.


True or false: Ammonium polyphosphate can be found in intumescent coatings.


True or false: Jet fire tests are not used to determine the heat-insulating capabilities of intumescent coatings in cellulosic fires.


True or false: Testing of fire-resistive materials for a cellulosic fire requires a gradually increasing temperature until it reaches 2,000 F after an hour.


True or false: HUD publishes fire resistance ratings of archaic building materials.


True or false: Mixed metal oxide pigments produced at high temperatures are used for fire resistance in coatings.


True or false: The NFPA has a standard measuring the functional durability of spray-applied, fire-resistive coatings.


What is the function of a fire-retardant paint, according to ASTM?


What coating type has been described as the “the king of PFP” (passive fire protection) in hot and cold climates?


True or false: According to a PaintSquare blogger in speaking about the Grenfell Tower fire, fire-resistive tests “serve as comparative, and not predictive, tools.”


True or false: UL publishes the technical manual, Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Intumescent Fire-Resistive Materials.


True or false: UL (Underwriters Laboratories) publishes inspection manuals dealing with spray-applied, fire-resistive coating materials.


True or false: The structural steel exoskeleton of the New York Times Building is protected with an intumescent coating.


True or false: There is an intumescent coating for application over SPF insulation.


True or false: The exoskeleton of the New York Times building was coated with a system that included an intumescent coating.


True or false: FRCMs is the acronym for gypsum-based or cementitious fire-resistant materials.


True or false: Shotcrete can be used to create an intumescent coating over steel in building interiors.


True or false: Some types of fire-resistant intumescent coatings for steel have required as many as six coats to meet standards.


What organization recently announced the creation of an Exterior Facade Fire Evaluation Comparison Tool to determine risk in high-rise buildings with combustible facades?


What organization publishes fire resistance ratings of archaic building materials?


The fire-resistance ratings of intumescent coatings are expressed in what terms?


What organization publishes fire-resistance data on archaic building materials?


True or false: SSPC has a Paint Application standard for applying intumescent coatings to steel.


True or false: Sprayed fire-resistive materials are intumescent coatings.


True or false: Some intumescent coatings can require up to 100 days to apply.


What topcoat technology is most noted for its high degree of thermal stability and heat-resistance?


Underwriters Laboratories (UL) tests and approves what two categories of intumescent coatings?


According to the ASTM definition, what is the function of a fire-retardant?


Cementitious, fire-resistive coatings for unexposed structural steel in buildings often contain which of these materials?


True or false: Intumescent fire-resistive coatings are classified as active rather than passive fireproofing materials.


How does an intumescent coating function?


True or false: Cementitious fireproofing provides both fire resistance and good aesthetics.


What is the name of the test that provides a method of determining the flammability characteristics of exterior, non-load-bearing wall assemblies/panels?


What is the acronym for gypsum-based or cementitious fire-resistant materials?


True or false: Fire-resistive, intumescent coatings sometimes have epoxy and sometimes acrylic resin systems.


True or false: Fire-resistive and fire-retardant paints perform the same function.


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


What organization published a voluntary standard in 2015 on reactive coatings for fire protection of metallic substrates?


True or False: Passive fire protection materials are sometimes evaluated in a jet fire test.


True or false: Thick-film intumescent coatings are used only to resist the impact of cellulosic fires on structural steel.


True or false: Both fire-retardant and fire-resistant coatings are classified as passive fire protection materials.


True or false: Passive fire protection materials are sometimes evaluated in a jet fire test.


 
 
   

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