The Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Vinyl Silk system allows you to upgrade the fire rating of low risk, multi-layered existing, well-adhered coatings to a Class 1 fire rating. This avoids the need for expensive stripping and redecoration of the area.
The system successfully upgrades the Exova Warringtonfire Class 4 “Blue Board” to Class 1 when tested to BS476 Part 7 and gives a smooth vinyl matt finish, available in a large range of plain colours.
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Primer (EM358), a single pack, water-based fire retardant primer.
2nd & 3rd Coat
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Vinyl Silk Finish (EM316) a single pack durable finish.
Previously painted internal plaster and plasterboard, brick, masonry, concrete, ceramic tiles. The previously painted areas must be well adhered.
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Vinyl Silk is suitable for all well adhered internal surfaces where effective protection from rapid flame spread is needed. Typical areas include walls and ceilings in the following locations:
Existing coating must exhibit good adhesion – both inter coat and overall to the substrate.
The following specification is included for demonstrative purposes only and would be suitable for use over well adhered existing coatings. Always consult a representative of Tor Coatings prior to specifying or applying.
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Primer
Apply one coat of Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Primer (EM358) at a coverage rate of 10m² per litre.
Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Vinyl Silk
Apply two coats of Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Vinyl Silk (EM316) at a coverage rate of 10m² per litre per coat.
Note: If applying over existing hard/glossy painted surface a coat of Aqualife™ WSE Primer (EP131) should be applied as an adhesion promoter prior to the Torrex™ Fire Upgrading Primer (EM358).
Please contact Tor Coatings on 0191 410 6611 to arrange your free 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.