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Shane Wyatt 
Shane Wyatt 
on Intumescent Coatings
Technical Director, NACE CIP Level 1

Shane is the Technical Director at Tech Coatings NZ and is passionate about finding tailored solutions for any question around passive fire protection. Managing and overseeing the testing regime for our intumescent coatings for over 3 years has made him an expert with an in-depth understanding of passive fire solutions. 

23 November 2020

Intumescent Paint for Plasterboard Part 1 of 3: Introduction


The industry is facing a massive hidden Passive Fire Protection problem which has surfaced with the investigation around leaky buildings. Across New Zealand standard plasterboard has been installed non-compliantly, which now leaves these buildings facing life safety compliance issues under the NZBC. In the first part of our series, we take a closer look at identifying the problem. 

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