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Fire Rated Mortar Abesco

Fire Rated Mortar Abesco

Fire Rated Mortar

Fire Rated Mortar

Abesco Fire LLC

 

Abesco Fire Rated Mortar is a lightweight mortar compound which is designed to prevent the spread of fire from one compartment to another where services penetrate separating walls and floors, and provides up to 2 hours fire resistance. Abesco Fire Rated Mortar can be used in walls or floors.

When exposed to the heat of a fire, the excellent thermal insulation properties of Abesco Fire Rated Mortar provides an effective barrier, preventing the passage of fire and smoke. Unlike sand and cement mortars or concrete, the special formulation resists shrinkage and cracking, and is not subject to spailing in a fire situation.

Fire Rated MortarAbesco FR Mortar consists of a specially blended powder which is supplied in easy to handle paper sacks. When mixed with water, Our FR Mortar forms a trowelable or pourable mixture which is easy to install and has excellent workability characteristics. Abesco Fire Rated Mortar is a pre-mixed dry blend, consisting of inorganic fillers and foamed perlite. When mixed with water it produces a trowelable or pourable grade non-spalling, thermally insulating fire seal.  During the curing process, the mortar expands by approximately 1% ensuring a tight seal around penetrations and within the opening. Once installed Abesco Fire Rated Mortar sets within approximately 30 minutes.

Why use Abesco FR Mortar?
  • Can provide a load bearing seal when used with suitable reinforcement.
  • Easy to install.
  • Simple refro-fitting of additional services.

Abesco Fire Rated Mortar is particularly suitable for reinstating compartment floors where HVAC ducts, pipes and electrical services have been installed.

 

Typical buildings where Abesco Fire Rated Mortar is commonly used are:

  • Multi-story buildings with service risers.
  • Communication and Broadcasting Facilities.
  • Hospitals, Hotels and Apartment Blocks.
  • Power Stations and Control Rooms.

When exposed to the heat of a fire, the excellent thermal insulation properties of Abesco Fire Rated Mortar provides an effective barrier, preventing the passage of fire and smoke. Unlike sand and cement mortars or concrete, the special formulation resists shrinkage and cracking, and is not subject to spailing in a fire situation.

During installation and the curing process, Abesco Fire Rated Mortar actually expands 1% ensuring that an excellent seal is possible even in irregular openings.

 Tested in Accordance with:

  • ASTM E814 (UL1479)
  • BS 476 part 20 AS 1530 part 4
  • EN1366-3
  • SABS 0177 part 2
  • NS EN 1363-1
  • UL Classified 1 and 2 Hour Systems

Technical Data:

  • Physical State: Free flowing powder
  • Color: Off-white
  • Nominal Dry density: Approximately 72 lb / cubic feet
  • Flash Point: N/A
  • Solubility in water: Approximately 1%

Ordering information:

  • 25 Kg bags
  • Code Number: 30944

Specifications:
All installations shall be in strict accordance with manufacturers printed instructions and shall be tested in accordance with ASTM E814 (UL1479) and classified by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

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Abesco Fire LLC

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Orlando, Florida 32837 USA
Phone: 407.851.3300
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