Fire Protection Blog

Fire Stopping Shop 22/08/2016
Crown Timonox Upgrade Basecoat is a water-based, high build coating which, in contact with the heat of fire, produces a thick intumescent layer, insulating and protecting the underlying combustible substrate. 

New & improved system upgrades class 4 surfaces to class 0 in just 3 coats.

1 coat of Crown Trade Timonox Upgrade Basecoat, followed by 2 coats of a Timonox Emulsion topcoat, are all it takes to offer protection against this rapid spread of flames. Providing the existing coatings are sound this simple system can restore a surface to the Class 0 rating required by legislation and can help by slowing down and limiting the spread of flames throughout a building, giving invaluable time for occupants to get to a place of safety.

Product benefits include: 

  • Forms part of a system to upgrade existing coatings to class 0
  • Cost effective fire safety solution for communal and access areas
  • Slows down the spread of flames
  • Buys time for occupants to get to safety
  • Reduces damage
  • Applies like conventional paint
  • New & improved system
  • Solvent free 
  • Timonox Upgrade Basecoat must be overcoated with a suitable Timonox finish

For further detailed information, please click on the product data sheets below.

Product Details

Application: Brush, Roller, Spray

Recoatable Time: 4-6 Hours
Spreading Rate: Up to 2.5m2/litre on smooth surfaces (must not be exceeded)
Pack Size: 5 Litres
Touch Dry: 1 Hour
Colour Range: White

Please click here for product data sheet
Please click here for material safety data sheet
Please click here for crown timonox brochure

Please contact our customer services team for further information on 02476 422200
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