Smoke & Flame Retardant SFR Dualcoat


Thermoguard Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat is a new generation of fire retardant topcoat and maintenance paint that can be used as part of a flame and fire retardant system for timber surfaces protected with Thermoguard Timbercoat internally and externally. As part of a complete system it controls surface spread of flame and fire propagation, total smoke control, flaming droplets and particulates to BS EN Class B s1 d0

When used as instructed with Thermoguard Timbercoat, Thermoguard Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat completes a system that meets new Fire Regulations standard BS EN Class B s1 d0 and complies with British Standard Class 1 and Class 0 Surface Spread of Flame. For 30 & 60 minutes Fire Resistance

Available in an Acrylic Matt or Acrylic Eggshell finish in the full RAL, BS and NCS colour ranges (excluding fluorescent and metallic shades).
A clear version is also available for special applications but this must be recommended by our Technical Team before use. The matt finish in clear can in certain applications appear cloudy over very dark substrates so a test should be carried out first to ensure appearance is acceptable before full use.
For 30 & 60 minutes Fire Resistance

Intumescent and Water Vapour Action
When exposed to fire:-

Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat releases a vapour to suppress toxic gasses & prevent flamespread.
Thermoguard Timbercoat expands to create a barrier, insulating wood from heat and oxygen to prevent wood burning & fire penetration
Finish, Colours, Spread Rate and Pack Sizes
Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat is available in Matt or Eggshell finish in White, BS 4800, BS 381C, RAL and NCS colours (not metallic or fluorescent shades)
Timbercoat is available in White Matt only as it is a basecoat
Timbercoat and Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat are sold in 20m² and 80m² cans

1 coat of Thermoguard Timbercoat Insulating Basecoat
1 coat* of Thermoguard Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat
Touch Dry: 4 hours / Overcoat: 6 hours
Ensure fully hard dry before next coat, only apply to dry timber in good drying conditions.
*Apply 2 coats of Thermoguard Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat for external or damp areas. 2 coats may also be required for strong/dark colours – To aid topcoat opacity Thermoguard Timbercoat can be tinted to undercoat shades if required at no extra cost – please call if required.

Spray equipment suggestions for Thermoguard Timbercoat and Thermoguard Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat;

Pressure Pot & Gun conventional unit with small compressor
Ensure all traces of solvent flushed out
Thin 5 > 10% with water to spray viscosity
Adjust fluid flow & air flow as normal for acrylic emulsion paint

Airless Graco 1500, 3500 or equivalent
3/8” line, 30 mesh filter on machine, not filter in gun
521 or 523, broad areas 621 or 623 tip
Ensure coverage is applied as per can – i.e. 20m² can covers 20m², 80m² can covers 80m², etc.

UKAS Fire Test Standards
BS EN Class B s1 d0
BS Class 1 and Class 0
Project Fire Certification
We issue a Certificate of Supply on request for projects for insurance, Fire and Building Control Authority and Client Records.

NEW Fire Regulations and Tests Explained
The new fire standard BS EN test lasts 20 minutes with airflow replaces the old BS 476 tests which lasted 10 minutes and restricted airflow.
The new standard for flamespread and heat release Class B replaces Class O.
The new BS EN tests also monitor –
Smoke & Gas “s” – s1 + s2 are none or very low & compliant levels, s3 moderate , s4 high smoke.
Flaming Droplets or Airborne particulates – dO is none, d1 some, d2 + d3 moderate > high levels.
Durable & Eco Friendly
Thermoguard Timbercoat & Smoke & Flame Retardant Dualcoat are water based, user and environment friendly.

Quality Assurance
Products are manufactured under ISO 9001.

Additional information

Size & Finish

20m² Matt for Steel, 20m² Matt for Wood, 20m² Eggshell for Steel, 20m² Eggshell for Wood, 25m² for Painted Walls, 40m² Matt for Steel, 40m² Matt for Wood, 40m² Eggshell for Steel, 40m² Eggshell for Wood, 50m² for Painted Walls


Dualcoat Smoke & Flame Retardant TDS (1)