Firebond® is an Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) classified bonding agent approved for use with any of the fire protection products manufactured by GCP Applied Technologies. Firebond is water based, nonflammable and ready to use. Firebond is classified for use with GCP fire protection products in accordance with ASTM E119 and E84 and listed in the UL Fire Resistance Directory, category CBUI encapsulants.
Firebond may be used as a bonding agent or surface sealer for the following applications:
- As a bonding agent over polystyrene or urethane foam insulation prior to application of Monokote® Z-3306 Thermal Barrier.
- As a bonding agent over primed/painted structural steel (columns and beams)1 prior to application of Monokote® MK-6®/HY®, MK-6/HY ES™, MK-6s, Z-106, Z-106/HY, Z-106/G, Z-146 and Retro-Guard® RG.2
- As a bonding agent over concrete floor and/or roof units (including slab, panjoist, hollow-core or precast plank or TEE units) prior to application of the products listed in item 2.
- As a surface sealer (where specified) over any of the above products. Coverage rate requirements will vary based on the project requirements.Where specified, a surface sealer shall be installed in one or more coats in such a manner that the sealer does not saturate the fire protection product. The fire protection product shall be substantially dry prior to sealer application.
Firebond can be applied with most major brands of airless latex paint spray equipment. Firebond may also be applied with a common garden sprayer, paint brush or roller.
Firebond at full concentrated strength — 24 m²/l
Firebond diluted 1:1 (with water) — 12 m²/l
Clean tools and drippings with warm soapy water before Firebond dries.
All statements, technical information and recommendations contained herein are based on tests we believe to be reliable. However, since the conditions of use and application are beyond our control, GCP Applied Technologies shall not be liable for any damage, direct or consequential, resulting from the use of this material or design. GCP Applied Technologies’ only warranty shall be to replace any of its products found to be defective.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Keep from freezing. Do not store at temperatures above +37 °C.