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Document ID (ISN)74613
CIS number 00-507
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lacosta Berna J.M.
Title Passive protection against fire (I) - Intumescent coatings
Original title La protección pasiva en seguridad contra incendios (II) - Los materiales intumescentes [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 1997, No.140 p.48-61. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Passive protection can be defined as a "built-in" protection of buildings against fire. This is the second of two articles on the subject (see also CIS 00-506), covering more specifically intumescent coatings. Contents include: different types and their characteristics; composition of intumescent systems; properties; mechanisms of foam formation; physical forms (paints, varnishes, putties) and their application.
Descriptors (primary) intumescent coatings; fire spread limitation; fire prevention
Descriptors (secondary) building industry; safety by design; fire resistance testing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires