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Spray Foam in Canada: Editorial Contributions by Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC)

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National Research Council of Canada’s Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) Ensures Code Compliance for Non-Standardized Products By Bruno Di Lenardo, Evaluation Officer, Canadian Construction Materials Centre Editor’s Note: In response to questions generated by the Editorial Spotlight  “No Shortcuts to Safety” in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue, we offer the following information by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC). The Canadian ...

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Spray Foam and Intumescent Coatings

No shortcuts to safety with Flameseal intumescent coatings

No Shortcuts to Safety Why Canadian SPF contractors should use thermal barrier products that are tested under the industry standard. If there is an exact factor that distinguishes Canada’s SPF industry, that factor is safety codes. The National Building Code of Canada (NBC), published by NRC and developed by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, delineates specific stringent ...

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A Canadian Milestone

The proof is in the testing.

CCMC Confirms IFTI’s DC315 Qualifies as Equivalent to Generic and Prescriptive Barriers Over SPF By Gary Wolfe After spending much of 2015 and 2016 developing criteria and testing DC315, a fire-protective intumescent coating, as well as working in tandem with the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC), the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), and several other well regarded accredited fire ...

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Expand Your Business Using Intumescent Thermal Barriers

Adding intumescent to your business? The first step in this plan is to understand the regulations and code requirements.

By Dylan Nowak Any business owner will tell you, you must grow or die. The success of a corporation hinges on its ability to offer unique and innovative solutions to the marketplace. Technical advances in spray foam, and code-compliant intumescent thermal barriers have drastically expanded the applications and opportunities for spray foam applicators. Drywall is no longer the only choice. ...

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Intumescents And SPF: Spray It Safe

The new testing criteria for intumescent coatings when used as a component of an SPF alternative thermal barrier has standardized the inspection and specification processes.

The code for spraying intumescent coatings over spray polyurethane foam has changed. Get the facts here. BY JEN KRAMER Using an intumescent coating as an alternative thermal barrier over spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is an effective, efficient means of fire prevention. The code for alternative thermal barriers has recently changed and the new Acceptance Criteria will be in effect October ...

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DISCUSSION POINT: Intumescent Coatings Over SPF

Spray Foam Magazine Canada: Discussion Point

Spray Foam Magazine Canada: What do you think about the ”Hot Topic” use of Intumescent Coatings over Spray Polyurethane Foam? Marc Kast, Elastochem: There is a major debate in Canada, between the Government, manufacturers, and applicators of SPF as to whether or not intumescent coatings can be used over SPF as an approved thermal barrier and meet the intent of ...

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