ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Abesco Fire Rated Mortar is a lightweight mortar compound which is designed to prevent the spread of fire from one compartment to another where services penetrate separating walls and floors, and provides up to 4 hours fire resistance.
Abesco Fire Rated Mortar consists of a specially blended powder which is supplied in easy to handle paper sacks. When mixed with water, Abesco Fire Rated Mortar forms a trowelable or pourable mixture which is easy to install and has excellent workability characteristics.
WHY USE ABESCO FIRE RATED MORTAR?
- Can provide a loadbearing seal when used with suitable reinforcement.
- Easy to install.
- Simple refro-fitting of additional services.
HOW DOES ABESCO FIRE RATED MORTAR WORK?
- When exposed to the heat of a fire, the excellent thermal insulation properties of Abesco Fire Rated Mortar provide an effective barrier, preventing the passage of fire and smoke. Unlike sand and cement mortars or concrete, the special formulation resists shrinkage and cracking, and is not subject to spalling in a fire situation.
- During installation and the curing process, Abesco Fire Rated Mortar actually expands ensuring that an excellent seal is possible even in irregular openings.