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April 1, 2021

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FIREX Tech Talks: Promat – Promatect-XW

Promat from Etex Group: Promatect-XW

IFSEC-FIREX-TechTalks-20As an expert in passive fire protection and high-performance insulation systems, Promat from Etex Group showcases the benefits of its Promatect-XW system in this FIREX Tech Talks session. The new high performance A1 non-combustible board offers up to 60 minutes fire protection to structural steel, and is said to be moisture resistant and fully certified.

The on-demand session below covers the development of the board, alongside its performance and applications, as the company takes viewers through the installation process, which can take place before a building is weathertight to save costs and time. With step-by-step videos and information on where users can find technical information and support, the session provides an excellent overview of the Promatect-XW system.

During the question and answer session, Promat covers:

  • The process of certification and testing and what is covered within this process
  • How firestopping is achieved of the joint lines between boards
  • How Promat aids specification for architects/specifiers on projects
  • The advantages of using Promatect over plasterboard systems
  • How the board can be used in conjunction with intumescent paint

Watch the video below to view the full Tech Talk!

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