CTSP Episode 150 - Choosing a Fireproofing Coating

Carboline Product Line Manager Chris Burst joins the guys to discuss the process of making a passive fire protection product recommendation. They discuss the different types of passive fire protection coatings and when to use an intumescent or a cementitious product.


  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 1:19 – Introduction to Technical Service Engineer Chris Burst
  • 2:32 – Making a passive fire protection coating recommendation
  • 3:27 – Information required to make a passive fire protection coating recommendation
  • 4:25 – Types of passive fire protection coatings, Intumescent and Cementitious
  • 4:49 – Hourly fire protection ratings and factors that determine the required rating
  • 8:58 – How an excellent passive fire protection material specification can save the end-user money throughout a project
  • 11:07 – Identifying passive fire protection coatings in the real world
  • 12:20 – Reasons to pick an intumescent fireproofing product versus a cementitious fireproofing product
  • 13:52 – Wrap up

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