You are using an outdated browser version not supported by this website.
Click here to upgrade your browser

Tech Coatings

Tech Coatings delivers game-changing, high quality and sustainable fire protective coating systems to the Australasian market.

Blog Posts from Tech Coatings

28 4 2023

A Wake Up Call for Upgrading Passive Fire Systems in Our Old Building Stock

1 1

With at least five fatalities, the fire at Loafers Lodge puts the spotlight on the insufficient fire safety systems in our existing building stock. The unfortunate event has resurfaced a systemic problem: Insufficient passive fire protection in older, high occupancy buildings. In this article we want to discuss how a liquid passive fire system, that offers an immediate solution for upgrading buildings can also feed into a long-term solution, adding to resolve the underlying systemic issue.

25 4 2022

Why Brock Commons Isn’t a Best Practice Example for Encapsulating Mass Timber

image001 copy

Offering insight into Brock Common’s passive fire strategy, we discuss how the passive fire safety approach should not be considered industry best practice, and how fire testing would have supported the project’s overall goal of being a unique research and learning opportunity related to innovative construction with engineered wood products.

25 4 2022

Encapsulation of Mass Timber with Intumescent Coatings Part 3: The Whole is More Than the Sum of its Parts

Screen Shot 2022 07 25 at 8.59.07 AM

We finish our three part series by showcasing how encapsulating mass timber elements with an intumescent protective coating provides a passive fire solution that is holistic and truly compliant.

27 4 2022

Encapsulation of Mass Timber Structures with Intumescent Coatings Part 2: Complexity of Smart Fire Solutions

The Role of Coatings in Mass Timber Performance 895x530

In this article we explore the complexities of passive fire safety in hybrid mass timber buildings and how a focus on encapsulating a combustible substrate early on in the build process is crucial to the overall safety.

30 5 2022

Encapsulation of Mass Timber Structures with Intumescent Coatings

BrockCommons 01

Comprehending mass timber structures — a foundation to a reliable passive fire solution, Part 1 of 3.

News from Tech Coatings

PenoLock: Easy Fire Stopping Solutions for Timber and Steel Elements Penetrating Fire Walls NEW
Achieving a 45-Minute Encapsulation Rating for Structural Mass Timber Members NEW
Compliant and Competitively Priced Solution for Achieving FRR-/30/30 for Timber Penetrations NEW
Get a free weekly digest of essential news

New and updated architectural products, design solutions, inspiration, technical advice and more when you sign up for EBOSS.