Structural Steel Fire Protection
The fire protection to the structural elements of a building is of vital importance, ensuring that should a fire occur protection is given for a specified period of time which in turn will result in lives being saved and assist in the protection of the building.
SDH Services offer the following systems to protect your building:
Intumescent Coatings are considered to be the most cost effective systems for 30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes fire protection to structural steel.
Intumescent Coatings are either Water or Solvent based and will provide a paint like finish.
Decorative topcoats in a variety of RAL and BS4800 colours are available from all manufacturers to ensure the visual appearance is in keeping with its surroundings.
Once the Intumescent System has been applied, paint thickness readings (DFT’s) are taken to show that the correct paint loadings have been achieved.
Fire Protection Boards have the benefit of being a clean dry process that combines a neat, clean finish with the required fire protection performance.
Board systems are designed to offer up to 240 minutes fire protection and are fitted around steel columns and beams to form a box encasement.
Decorative finishes are available depending on the type of board system used.