Keeping fire protection on track in cold climes with Nullifire SC902

  • 20 Jan 2021

Specifiers can rely on the unique qualities of Nullifire SC902 intumescent coating to achieve fire protection for their steel frame projects in winter.

Weather resistant in less than an hour, the unique, high-build nature of SC902 delivers 120 minute fire protection in just one coat, enabling work to be completed on the fast track, while still achieving building fire strategy. 

Its high technology formulation is also more tolerant of ambient conditions than thin film systems, and capable of curing in high humidity and low temperatures. 

SC902 is backed-up with the support of Nullifire’s renowned technical department, who understand the Building Regulations for steel frame structures and work closely with architects and specifiers to ensure safety and performance comes as standard.  


Nullifire’s Sales Director, Gary Pullinger, commented: “Optimised for on-site application, Nullifire SC902 comes into its own in colder months. 

“It can achieve up to 6mm in one application and 120 minute fire protection is achieved in 24 hours – in comparison to more traditional base coats where full fire protection takes seven days. 

“This ability to deliver early fire protection offers peace of mind, while its one-day application and rapid cure also allows following trades fast access on site, delivering time and cost benefits to projects overall. 

“We’ve also built in assurance and support as standard across the supply chain. That includes the careful quality management of SC902’s manufacture, and rigorous testing methods, through to technical input for specifiers. 

“Our team will work with architects and specifiers from the start to ensure that the steel coating specified is the right one for the job, meeting Building Regulations and ensuring it is applied correctly, by approved contractors who have undergone specialist training in the application of SC902

“Our service to specifiers also includes access to our in-house technology, which allows us to complete steel calculations – ensuring the correct amount of coating is applied for each steel beam.”


Part of the Construction Products Group portfolio of brands, and previously available nationwide, under the Firetherm name, Nullifire products are used extensively across built environments, with the benefit of highly knowledgeable technical support and service, to ensure the ultimate peace of mind in the specification process.  

SC902 also features Optifire+ technology to provide traceability as standard across this, and other products, in Nullifire’s renowned intumescent steel coatings range. 

A unique pigment, which is impossible to manipulate, Optifire+ offers a guaranteed source of quality to deliver new levels of assurance to architects, main contractors and specifiers. 

As a product identification tool, Optifire+ acts as an incentive to ensure that products are used and applied correctly. 

Gary Pullinger added: “Our focus is to protect people and buildings from fire. We understand the need to have confidence in the fire protection installed in modern buildings. 

“Our systems perform when they are called upon and we are focused on making it simple for our customers to choose and install the optimum solution for every project.            

“Everything is focused on providing what our customers need at every stage of their project – smart protection.”

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