Epoxy‑based intumescent coatings


  • Extremely hard wearing.
  • Can be used for cellulosic and petrochemical fire protection.
  • Very high levels of finish can be achieved with some epoxy products.
  • Best suited to be done off-site due to plural pump setup required.
  • Can achieve high film builds overcoat.


  • Expensive product to buy.
  • Requires expensive plural component equipment to apply.
  • Only achieves higher 90 to 120 minute FRLs.
  • Hard to achieve high levels of finish.
  • It can be hard to achieve high levels of finish with some products, for example Chartek 1709.

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