Why should buildings use Fire-retardant materials?
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Why should buildings use Fire-retardant materials?

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Why should buildings use Fire-retardant materials?

Using fire retardant materials is one of the very essentials things to do in order to make a building fire-safe. They help minimize the risk of fire casualty by chocking smoke and the spread of fire. It has fire resistance rating for sufficient time which gives enough time to evacuate people from the fire trapped building. It will not emit killer toxic gases and do not produce the flaming droplets. The panels also won’t come off the building when the fire fighters use a fire hose to set the flames.

However, Alstrong India is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of fire rated ACPs.

The fire rated ACP Panel consists of a specially formulated mineral core which contains 70% minerals - Aluminium Tri-hydroxide, and Magnesium Di-hydroxide and 30% polymer sandwiched between 2 aluminium sheets. The structure of the fire rated ACP from Alstrong India is as follows –

Fire Rated ACP
  • Protective Layer
  • PVDF
  • Aluminium Coil
  • Adhesive
  • Mineral CoreMilk
  • Adhesive
  • Aluminium Coil
  • Service Coat

The Alstrong FR can resist fire upto 2 hours. Testing of Alstrong FR material as per DIN 4102 confirms to B1 FR grade. Not just that, on BIS (UK Standard) Alstrong fire rated ACP can be passed as Class-O material, the highest grading for fire safety in construction materials. Besides this, the fire rated aluminium composite panels also passes requisite standards set by ASTM and is acceptable worldwide as a quality fire-resistant ACP Material.

Alstrong fire rated ACP is composed of 100% recyclable materials - the minerals, aluminium and polymer. This helps in conserving the valuable resources of the nature and making the product an absolutely environmentally product.

Another important point to note is that Alstrong fire rated ACP adds a touch of beauty to every surface it is pasted on. The sheets can be customized to design and budgetary requirements. The new shade development and old shade matching is also available.

So if you are planning to add fire rated ACP to your building to make it fire-safe, check Alstrong India now.