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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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Burn Notice: The Advantages of Appendix X Approved Spray Foam Insulation

The Advantages of Appendix X Approved Spray Foam Insulation

Attic and crawl space insulation are some of the most common applications in the spray foam industry. A critical component in each of these applications is the installation of a thermal or ignition barrier to separate the foam insulation from the interior space of a building. However, spray foam products can be installed in attics and crawl spaces without an ...

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Thermal and Ignition Barrier Coatings: Annoying Inconvenience or Profit Opportunity?

Fire protective coatings have undoubtedly aided the SPF industry’s growth, as many of the jobs available today weren’t practical before coatings–in many instances, you couldn’t competitively bid them. However, there have been growing pains as the industry has grown and the use of coatings has expanded. Specifically, it has been somewhat of a challenge to generate industry-wide compliance with building ...

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Flame Fighters: Thermal Barriers, Ignition Barriers, and their Relationship with Spray Foam Insulation

Undoubtedly, the most important coatings used in the spray polyurethane foam industry are the ones thatprotect building occupants. Previously, in the March/April 2013 Issue, we went behind the scenes to show how thermal and ignition barriers are tested. Now, we make the transition from controlled testing to real world usage. Link to Article: Flame Fighters: Thermal Barriers, Ignition Barriers, and ...

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