Firefree Coatings (“Firefree”) has seen a significant increase in the use of its intumescent fire protective coatings by wineries in the wine country of Napa and Sonoma. In these high fire risks environments, Firefree has provided cost efficient fire protection solutions to production facilities, tasting rooms, storage facilities and residential buildings. These projects included a wide range of fire protection measures, from wildfires protection per WUI standards to fire resistant ratings of up to two hours per ASTM E 119 on a wide variety of substrates such as wood, thin gage metal, stucco, Hardie Board, cement based products, etc.. .
These are successful uses of Firefree’s solutions provided by Firefree products pursuant to (i) the Wildland Urban Interface (“WUI”), as prescribed in the California Building Standards Code Section 704A (including) the ASTM E2768-30 for ignition resistance, ASTM E84 30 Minute Extended, and ASTM D 2898 method B for weatherization), and (ii) fire resistant standards such as California Building Code (CBC), SFM 12-7A-3 (ASTM E 2957) and ASTM E 119.
Firefree is the leading developer of cost-efficient intumescent fire retardant and fire resistant technologies that help prevent the spread of fire, smoke and toxic gases during a fire, thus giving occupants extra time to evacuate and limit the destruction of property. Ff88 and FfA are tested at third party accredited, International Accreditation Service (IAS), fire testing laboratories and are listed/inspected by ICC ES, FM Approvals. Firefree is a member of NFPA, ICC-ES and ASTM E-05 Committees.
Firefree sells and ships products in all five continents for private, corporate, and governmental projects, with customers and projects all over the world from the Americas (US, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica…) to Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom…), Asia (Australia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, New Zealand, South Korea…), Africa (Nigeria…) and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait…).
For further information, please contact at [email protected], (888-990-3388) (+1 415-459-6488), www.firefree.com.