KBS® Foamcoat

Our intumescent coating

Intumescent coating for fire protection of individual and bundled electrical cables and for producing cable and mixed penetration seal solutions.

Technical features / advantages

  • Intumescent coating develops a heat insulating carbon foam when exposed to heat.
  • Provides high cost/benefit efficiency due to low application thickness while maintaining high fire protection performance
  • Halogen-free
  • Designed for use in dry interior environments
  • Increases insulation maintenance without affecting current carrying capacity
  • Prevents the generation of toxic, corrosive gases and smoke

Area of application

  • Dry indoor areas
  • Cable coating for preventing fire propagation
  • Coating for cable and mixed penetration seals in conjunction with mineral wool panels to achieve flame resistance and smoke tightness in fire compartmentation

Approvals and test certificates

  • CE certified
  • European Technical Assessment (ETA): ETA-15/0656
  • Classified for use in KBS® panel seal systems according to EN13501-2
  • Approved for use in KBS® panel seal systems in Germany (abG): Z-19.53-2323
  • Approved for use in KBS® panel seal systems in Switzerland (VKF fire protection application)
  • Tested according to IEC 60332-3-22:2010, vertical flame propagation test


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