Safire®® Pressure Exerting Graphite Mastic is designed for the sealing of small to medium size penetrations of pipes and single or bunched cables.
Safire® Pressure Exerting Graphite Mastic
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Safire® Pressure Exerting Graphite Mastic is a water based acrylic resin formulation that quickly dries on application to a flexible and cohesive sealant.
Producing a permanent fireseal in penetrations, for cable trays up to 600mm wide and combustible pipes up to 55m diameter.
It can also be used for filling fissures and gaps in firewalls and floors. The dry mastic is paintable.
Safire® PE Graphite Mastic has been tested in Safire® Coated Batts, single and face-fixed.
Clean the penetration opening so that it is free of dust, grease and any loose material. Cable trays and pipe supports must be installed according to building regulations.
Pack non-flammable mineral wool into the penetration opening around the cables/pipes, leaving 50mm depth at either surface.
Apply the Safire® mastic to completely fill the 40mm minimum depth. Trowel in firmly to ensure the mastic is packed into gaps between cables etc. The surface of the mastic can be smoothed with a wet spatula immediately after application.
Store in cool dry conditions. Protect from frost.
Specific Gravity: 1.32 – 1.38
Skinning Time (23oC/50%RH): 15 – 30 mins
Cure time (23oC/50%RH): 3mm/24hr depending on joint size and situation
Movement Capability: +/- 15% (when cured)
Activation Temperature: Approx 150oC
Application Temperature: 5oC to 40oC
Service Temperature: -20oC to +80oC
Expansion: min. 5:1
Shelf Life: min. 12 months when stored in unopened containers as recommended.
BS476 Part 20/22