Fire Retardant Intumescent Paint formulated Class A Intumescent Fire Retardant water base latex paint for Lumber (SYP, SPF, Oak, Hem Fir, Doug Fir, etc.), Plywood (SYP & FIR), OSB, MDF, Drywall (pre painted or not), Polystyrene Foam (close cell foam), EPS Foam, Open Cell Foam, Pre Finished Paneling, I-Joist and more. A few projects can be attics, garage walls, basements, party walls / ceilings and other similar areas were a paint can be used easily.
FX Paint Guard is non-toxic, non-hazardous, environment safe, thermal barrier fire retardant that meets building codes and fire code requirements for most commercial and residential projects. The treated material can be painted over with a color of latex or enamel paint of your choice. When subjected to a heat source, the intumescent properties will become active and create a foaming or charring barrier to protect the surface from igniting.
Lumber & Plywood of such species as Cedar, Redwood, Oak, pine, WW, SPF and fir are just some of the species that can be painted with FX Paint Guard. The material being treated will be protected due to the intumescent protective barrier between the painted material and the fire. Retreatment maybe required on all species of wood depending on traffic and wear. The retreatment requirements will vary depending on the elements, ambient temperature and foot traffic and so on.
FX Paint Guard is a Class A rated thermal barrier fire retardant that meets standard building codes and fire code requirements in most cities across the USA.
Material to be treated must be clean & dry before treating. Agitate or Stir product (like you would any paint) before and during application. Apply FX Paint Guard as it’s received, maybe sprayed, rolled or brushed on at a rate of 325-375 sf (3-5 wft) per gallon depending on material being treated. If more than one coat is required wait for the first coat to dry completely (8-12 hrs depending on temperature) before applying another coat. Rinse out equipment with water.
(Black takes a few extra days to produce)