Hempacore AQ


Hempacore AQ is a very low VOC, one-component waterborne acrylic thin film intumescent coating for passive fire protection of structural steel against cellulosic fires. It has been optimized for On-site applications at R60. Applications in shop and/or R90 may be possible depending on the project.
  • Features

    Excellent DFTs for open sections at 60 minutes Suitable for both open, closed and cellular beams steel structures. Tested and approved according to EN13381-8 for up to 90 minutes fire protection. CE marked product. Contributes to the green building standards like LEED and BREEAM.
  • Recommended use

    Hempacore AQ is recommended as an intumescent fire protection for structural steel in interior use up to Type Y conditions (EAD350402-00-1106 ) and C2 conditions (ISO 12944-2) suitable for I-beams, H columns, hollow sections and cellular beams. It can also be used as a repair and touch-up coating for damaged areas of freshly applied Hempacore AQ.
  • Markets and application

    Infrastructure/Civil structures

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