Putty Pads by Protecta
The Protecta Fire Resistant Putty Pads have been designed to maintain the fire resistance of gypsum walls where these are breached by electrical switches and sockets, and tap water wall boxes. Please contact us on 01752 690997 if you require the tap water wall box version.
The Putty Pad is a non-setting flexible intumescent pad based on a silicone polymer with additional fire retardant additives. It can be fitted inside or on the outside of the sockets or wall boxes and in a fire they form a robust fire resistant char that prevents burn through at the location of electrical or pipe penetrations. Only 1 pad is required for each box and these can be any combination of internal/external fix to allow more flexibility when fixing drywall linings on second fix.
The Putty Pad can be supplied in 4 sizes to suit single or double electrical boxes. They are all supplied on a quick release paper.
- Cross singles – 170x170mm
- Cross doubles – 230x170mm
- Square doubles – 230x230mm
- Rectangular singles – 180x130mm
These putty pads have many benefits, including:
- Can be used for all dry lining applications
- Ready to use
- No special tools for application – they are self adhesive
- Solvent free (no VOC)
- Halogen Free
- Compatible with most building materials
- Non-setting and non-slumping
- Unaffected by moisture
- Their working life is a minimum of 50 years.
- 120 minutes fire resistance in 100mm and 130mm dry lining. EN 1366-3:2004
- Low pressure intumescence
- The material forms a cold smoke seal
- They have been certified in the EU, EEA, UK, UAE, New Zealand and Australia, amongst other areas
This product reduces sound by 67 dB.
This is according to a test in accordance with BS EN ISO 140-3:1995
Please contact us if you require the test report.
For more information, contact our technical department on 01752 690997 or email@example.com
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