Abesco FR WB Silicone Mastic introduces a totally new technology – WATER BASED SILICONE. It is designed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke from one compartment to another through construction joints or where services pass through walls or floors, and provides up to 4 hours fire resistance.
Abesco FR WB Silicone Mastic has excellent adhesion properties and when cured provides a strong but flexible fire rated seal. FR WB Silicone has an emulsion cure system, is unaffected by moisture or high humidity and is suitable for external use, as well as a wide range of other applications.
Why use Abesco FR Water Based Silicone Mastic?
Tested and assessed by independant authorities in accordance with BS 476 part 20:1978, and prEN1366-3:1993 for up tp 4 hours fire resistance.
Can be overpainted to provide a decorative finish.
Environmentally Friendly – Solvent Free.
Very easy to install and finish. Tools can be cleaned sinply with water or moist cloth.
Excellent adhesion to most building substrates.
Suitable for external use – unaffected by moisture or humidity when cured.
All the properties of a traditional silicone – without the solvent!
Where to use Abesco FR Water Based Silicone Mastic
Abesco FR WB Silicone Mastic is suitable for use in most buildings which have construction joints, or where services pass through fire rated compartment walls and floors.
Typical types of building where Abesco FR WB Silicone Mastic is commonly used are:
Flats and apartment blocks, Hotels, Prisons, Office blocks, Hospitals, Airports, Retail centres, Industrial Buildings, Plant Rooms, etc.
Abesco FR WB Silicone Mastic can be used in walls or floors.
What happens in a fire situation?
Under fire conditions Abesco FR WB Silicone Mastic provides an effective insulating barrier, thereby maintaining the integrity of the wall or floor and preventing the spread of fire from one compartment to another.
How to specify Abesco FR Water Based Silicone Mastic
“Supply & install Abesco FR WB Silicone Mastic to provide up to(1,2,3 or 4) hours fire resistance to joints and/or around services in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations”
Supplied by: Abesco Ltd, Abesco House, Laurencekirk Business Park, Laurencekirk, AB30 1EY, UK.
Non standard manufacturing and testing
Abesco products can be manufactured to meet project specific requirements where standard production products may not fulfil client needs or difficult site access requirements.
Project specific fire testing can be arranged for particular site specific configurations.