Part 6 – ULC and cUL Thin-Film Intumescent Coatings
Fire Rated Designs
George Frater, Canadian Steel Construction Council
Part 6 (SDS-6) contains a summary of fire-rated designs using thin-film intumescent coatings, an alternative fire-protection method to spray-applied fire-resistive materials (SFRM – summarized in CISC Steel Design Series Part 1, SDS-1). Tables of ULC and cUL fire-rated designs are provided for floor assemblies, and wide-flange and hollow structural section (HSS) columns.