What binder, density, and bond strength are required for sprayed fire-resistive materials? New building code requirements include additional considerations for bond strength in buildings greater than 75 feet high. Careful choices must be made when..
Must damaged fireproofing be repaired or will limited damage be permitted in the completed construction? Construction operations often damage fire protection products installed at the start of a project. Spray-on fireproofing is installed immediately..
Two current projects face the same dilemma. The architects chose to use an HSS tubular steel section as a beam to support a stair landing. The project conditions dictate that the beams must be fireproofed for a 2-hour fire resistance rating. Because the..