PITT-CHAR XP, Two-component, 100% solids, flexible, epoxy intumescent fire protective coating for use in industries such as oil & gas, chemicals, energy, transportation and defence that potentially involve major accident hazards including explosions, hydrocarbon jet and pool fires and cryogenic spills

  • Provide passive fire protection to structures, divisions (decks, bulkheads and firewalls), process vessels, pipework and equipment which are safety critical. Ensure structural stability, integrity, meeting insulation requirements
  • Highly durable, epoxy intumescent coating that offers excellent corrosion protection
  • Resistant to industrial environments including splash and spillage of chemicals
  • Suitable for use in offshore and onshore environment with ISO 12944-2 corrosivity categories of C5-I and C5-M
  • Suitable for protecting substrates including aluminium, carbon steel, galvanized steel, stainless/duplex steels, fibre-reinforced polymers and concrete
  • Suitable for use as protection against cryogenic spills to prevent steel embrittlement
  • Resistant to damage from vibration, abrasion, and impact from deflection of structures during fabrication, transportation and extreme loading conditions
  • Withstands vapour cloud explosion events including over-pressure, drag and secondary projectile impact forces
  • Unique, patented elastomeric formulation provides excellent flexibility and ductility
  • Can be applied by spray, nozzle or trowel. Suitable for moulding or extruding into finished goods
  • Independently tested in accordance with international recognized standards including ASTM E-84, BS 476, ISO 834, ISO 22899, ISO 20340, NFPA 290, NORSOK M501 Edition 6, UL 1709, UL 263, IMO FTP Code, GASAFE, China GB 14907, and Russian GOST
  • Type approval and certification by industry-leading bodies including ABS, BV, DNV, LR, KMERI, China 3C, Russian Maritime and UL
  • Operating Temperature Limits: -40°C (-40°F) to +80°C (176 °F) continuous; for short term/infrequent excursions beyond these limits please contact PPG for advice
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