Cellulosic Fire Protection

Intumescent coatings for structural steelwork

PPG offers a complete range of Passive Fire Protection solutions suited to various grades of fire protection to fulfil the vital purpose of maintaining the stability of structural steel in the event of a fire – limiting asset damage and saving lives by providing the extra time needed for people to evacuate.

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Formulated to expand and creating an insulating char when exposed to fire, STEELGUARD coatings maintain the steels stability, providing up to 120 minutes of fire protection – saving lives and limiting asset damage.

The STEELGUARD range includes water based and solvent based solutions for off-site and on-site application to I sections, circular and rectangular hollow sections.

PPG STEELGUARD 651 Waterborne Intumescent


Select a product below to view structured properties, technical data and third party certifications and add directly to your NBS Chorus project specification.

PPG STEELGUARD 701 and 801

These advanced coatings are part of our leading cellulosic fire protection range. They are solvent-based reactive intumescent coatings that have been specifically developed to target 30- and 60-minute fire scenarios.

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