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Out-Performing Fire Resistance Products

Protect your family and your property from fire requires advance planning before a fire strikes. This should include the use of fire retardant paints on the walls and ceilings of your home.

We are intumescent, and why that's important

FlameOFF Coatings, Inc. provides advance intumescent paint formulations that exceed many ASTM E-119 listing standards. Our products and operations are audited and listed by a certified third party lab to ensure that our products perform as expected so that you are protected.

What are intumescent paints?

Intumescent paint can be used on a wide variety of substrates such as sheetrock, wood, concrete, sheet metal, foam, composite panels, fiberglass, interior woods, exterior woods, closed cell foams, open cell foams, and carbon graphite. Intumescent Paints can be used in walls and ceilings that need to be rated with ASTM E-119, for 1 hour and 2 hour fire rated standards. See our Assemblies Page for details of the specific listings for our products. FlameOff intumescent paint is typically applied by pressure spray systems, are water based, non-toxic and have been fully tested and approved for a wide variety of construction and transportation projects.

What are Intumescent Coatings?

Intumescent coatings were first patented in 1948 and have been a commercial reality since about 1960. Intumescent coatings are exceedingly complex coating materials. They need to perform all of the functions that other exterior weathering coatings do (adhesion, hardness, toughness, corrosion resistance, etc.) and then, when exposed to sufficient heat, they need to transform and expand to form a thick, insulating, carbonaceous char.