HENSOTHERM® fire protection systems for steel for use in Germany and Europe

European Standard (EN) | ETA
HENSOTHERM® fire protection systems for steel are in use all over the world and approved by the construction authorities in accordance with the European Standard EN for use in Europe according to the European Technical Assessment (ETA) and have further international certificates in accordance with the British Standard BS 476 for use in Europe and Middle East, the Vereinigung Kantonaler Feuerversicherungen VKF for use in Switzerland, the Underwriters Laboratories UL 263 for use in the USA and Canada and Gossudarstwenny Standard GOST for use in areas belonging to the Russian Federation. Our HENSOTHERM® fire protection products are intumescent coatings and are thus foaming in case of fire.

Fire protection coating systems for steel are available as water- and solvent-based products for indoor and outdoor use on open and hollow, corrosion proofed, and/or galvanized sections. The foam insulant forms (intumescent) under the action of fire. This foam retards the passage of heat defined for each oft he fire resistance classes.

The products for the coating set-up are the primer (corrosion inhibitor), the fire protection coating (foam insulant), and the top coat, which must be applied as specified in the approval.

Coating set-up on Sa 2.5 blasted steel

Intumescent fire protection

Video on the theme of Intumescent Coatings

You can obtain further information from the video Intumescent coatings for fire protection.