Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate AG

Overview


This system allows you to upgrade the fire rating of existing well adhered painted surfaces, protecting against rapid spread of flame and graffiti. This three coat system successfully upgrades the Warrington Class 4 ‘Blue Board’ to Class 0 when tested to BS476 Parts 6 & 7.

This coating system helps architects, building managers and surveyors to comply with Section B2 of the Building Regulations and also to fulfil their obligations under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order (RRFSO).

The topcoat is an anti-graffiti finish which offers superior levels of protection against serious abuse by allowing long-term, effective graffiti removal when used in conjunction with the Tor graffiti removal systems.

 


Features

  • Achieves Class 1 on well adhered previously painted surfaces
  • Superb graffiti resistance
  • Quick and easy graffiti removal
  • Solvent free
  • 3 coat system
  • Independently tested by Exova Warringtonfire
  • Easily applied by brush or roller
  • Provides long term protection
  • Wide colour range available from tinting scheme



Frequently Asked Questions


1st Coat
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate Primer (EP111). A two-pack adhesion promoting, fire upgrading primer for previously painted surfaces.

2nd Coat
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate Intermediate (EM348). Single pack coating that adds colour and fire upgrading protection into the system.

3rd Coat
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate AG Finish (EP288). A two-pack, solvent free, fire upgrading coloured finish with outstanding graffiti removal properties.

Substrates
Previously painted internal plaster and plasterboard, brick, masonry, concrete, ceramic tiles. The previously painted areas must be well adhered.

Buildings
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate AG is suitable for all well adhered internal surfaces where effective protection from rapid flame spread and graffiti is needed, but typical areas include walls, ceilings and soffits in the following locations:

  • Communal areas, landings and lift lobbies in social
  • housing blocks
  • Internal fire escape areas
  • Internal public access areas
  • Toilet blocks in schools and public conveniences
  • Corridors and escape routes in public buildings such as schools, colleges hospitals, nursing homes, leisure centres, community centres and office blocks.

Graffiti can be safely and easily removed from all of Tor Coatings anti-graffiti range, by using the Torclean™ Pre-wipe (SS454001) and Torclean™ Graffiti Remover Wipe (SS455001) or by using the Torclean™ Graffiti Prewash (DM416) and the Torclean™ “G”Graffiti Remover (DM424).

Only Tor Coatings remover wipes and sprays should be used, as other materials may damage the painted surface, resulting in system failure and permanent graffiti damage.

The use of abrasive pads and household detergents should never be considered, unless otherwise instructed by a representative of Tor Coatings Ltd.

  • Unrivalled expertise and knowledge
  • Nationwide team of area managers and technical personnel
  • Free site survey and risk assessment of your building
  • Free comprehensive specification writing service (NBS format also available)
  • On site technical back-up for live projects
  • RIBA CPD seminar available
    ‘Understanding the Control of Rapid Flame Spread in Building Refurbishment’

The following specification is included for demonstrative purposes only. Always consult a representative of Tor Coatings prior to specifying or applying.

Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate Primer

By brush or short/medium pile roller, apply one full coat of Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate Primer (EP111) at a coverage rate of 10 square metres per litre. Allow to dry. Overcoating time minimum 4 hours, maximum 7 days.

Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate Intermediate

By brush or short/medium pile roller, apply one full coat of Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Ultimate Intermediate (EM348) in the appropriate colour, at a coverage rate of 5 square metres per litre. Overcoating time minimum 16 hours, maximum 3 days.

Torrex™ Fire Upgrading AG Ultimate Finish

By brush or short/medium pile roller apply one coat of Torrex™ Fire Upgrading AG Ultimate Finish (EP288) in the appropriate colour at a coverage rate of 15 square metres per litre.

Tor Coatings offer a free site survey service, and all of our Area Business Managers are fully trained and able to carry out full site assessments. A detailed and bespoke specification will then be issued.

Call Tor Coatings on 0191 410 6611 to arrange your site survey.

Tor Coatings’ national team of Area Business Managers is supported by a dedicated customer services team, a team of experienced paint chemists and a dedicated technical help desk. Call 0191 411 3148 for assistance from our helpdesk or visit www.tor-coatings.com to find out more.

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