ES/VFR Fire Retardant Paint for Wood
Envirograf Product 92
Fire protection doesn't have to compromise your building's appearance...
Envirograf ES/VFR fire resistant paints dry to an attractive hard-wearing finish.
They are available in ready-mixed white and clear or can be tinted to any colour from any trade, professional or DIY colour card.
ES/VFR products are designed to upgrade new and existing wood to comply with both UK and European Fire Regulations. Envirograf's ES/VFR fire resistant paint system provides wooden surfaces Class 0 or Class 1 spread of flame protection.
To achieve Class 0 protection, two coats of ES/VFR paint at 12-15m2 per litre must be applied, for Class 1 protection, apply 1 coat. A protective top coat must be applied over ES/VFR paint to guarantee durability and fire protection. You can apply ES/VFR coatings just as you would any other paint, using a brush, roller or spray.
ES/VFR products can be applied to all types of interior and exterior wood including; bamboo, hardwood, softwood, veneer, MDF, and melamine boards.
For more information about the ES/VFR system read our blog about Avanti Architects' fire protection project.
ES/VFR Primer - water-based fire retardant primer for interior and exterior wood
A water based primer which provides a first class foundation for Envirograf's ES/VFR fire retardant coating. ES/VFR primer provides good adhesion, high opacity and grain filling properties.
ES/VFR primer is needed when coating surfaces which have previous coatings of wax, paint or varnish and when coating untreated Oak.
This product MUST be overcoated with a protective Interior or Exterior topcoat to increase its lifetime and guarantee fire protection.