Burn Barrier No. 111 Reducer



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Product Description:
Burn Barrier™ No. 111 Black Fire Retardant Paint is manufactured in accordance with Federal
Specification TTP-26C. It is designed for use on interior surfaces. The coating dries quickly to
a velvety flat black finish, having the appearance of a conventional paint. Upon exposure to fire, Burn
Barrier™ No. 111 puffs up (intumesces), forming a dense cellular foam layer. This layer greatly
reduces the surface burning characteristics of combustible materials, and retards the penetration of heat
to metal surfaces.

Surface Preparation:
Surface preparation should be carried out according to good painting practices. All dirt, grease, oil,
wax, rust, and other foreign matter must be removed.

New Surfaces:
New wood, fiberboard, and other surfaces having uneven or excessive porosity should
be sealed with Burn Barrier™ No. 300l Alkyd Primer, and allowed to dry a minimum of 16 hours
before applying No. 111. New drywall, plaster, and masonry surfaces should be internally dry and
cured. Prime with Burn Barrier™ No. 3003 Acrylic Primer, and allow to dry overnight before
applying No. 111. New metal surfaces must be primed. Apply Burn Barrier™ No. 3004 Universal
Primer or Burn Barrier™ No. 3005 Two-Component Epoxy Primer. Allow to dry 16 hours or until
hard, before applying No. 111.

Previously Painted Surfaces:
No. 111 may be applied directly to existing paint that is tightly
adherent and in good condition. All glossy surfaces should be dulled with sandpaper. Spot prime where
necessary with appropriate Burn Barrier™ primers as shown above, before application of No. 111.

(Burn Barrier™ No. 111 is ready to use. It can be applied by brush, roller, airless or conventional
heavy-duty spray equipment. Stir thoroughly and apply, using a full-bodied coat. If thinning is
required, use only Rule 66 Mineral Spirits.

Suggested Coverage Rate:
180 sq.ft./U.S. gallon (215 sq.ft./Imp. gallon) in one or two coats.

Drying Time:
Dries to touch in approximately 4 hours. Allow at least 24 hours drying time before

Fire Tests:
Flame Spread Rating: Class “A”. When tested in accordance with ASTM E-84 (NFPA 255), the
coating obtained the following fire hazard classification.


Surface                                                              Douglas Fir
Flame Spread Rating                                              15
Fuel Contributed Factor                                           5
Smoke Density Factor                                             30
Number of Preliminary Coats                             None
Number of Fire Retardant Coats                            1
Rate per coat                                             180 sq. ft./U.S. Gallon
(215 sq. ft./Imp. Gallon)
Number of Overcoats

Colors: Available in black.

Packaging: Standard packaging 1 gallon, 5 gallon, and 55 gallon containers.

CAUTION! COMBUSTIBLE. The liquid coating contains PETROLEUM DISTILLATES. Due care must be
exercised during and after application until the coating is dry. Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Avoid contact with skin. Avoid breathing vapors or spray mist. Open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, increase fresh air or wear respiratory protection (NIOSH/MSHA TC 23C or equivalent) or leave the area. Do not take internally. Close container after each use. Use with adequate ventilation. NOTICE: Reports have associated repeated and prolonged occupational over-exposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents may be harmful or fatal. Consult the material safety data sheet for this product, prior to opening container.

Information provided herein is based on information available at the time of printing. However, we make no guarantee or warranty that this product meet or complies with any federal, state local or foreign goverment code requirements. As we cannot anticipate all conditions under which this information and our products, or the products of other manufacturers in combination with our products may be used, we accept no responsibility for the results obtained by the application of this information or the safety and suitability of our products, either alone or or in combination for their own purposes. We sell our products without warranty or guarantee, and buyers and users assume all responsibility and liability for loss or damage arising from the use of this information, handling and use of our handling and use of our products whether used alone or in combination withe other products.

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