Sherwin Williams Firetex C69 - Formerly Leighs

Part A and B: UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: II)
A two pack blast primer for Sherwin Williams Firetex intumescent coatings.
Available in 20 Litres in Red Oxide
From £346.36 £288.63
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Product Description

Sherwin Williams Firetex C69 - Formerly Leighs is a two pack blast primer for Sherwin Williams Firetex intumescent coatings.

Best Uses

Firetex C69 is suitable as a primer for Firetex intumescent coatings, which can be overcoated after 30 minutes offering a fast track solution to off site intumescent application.


For optimum performance use round steel shot and blast clean to Sa2 1/2 BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007. Average surface profile in the range of 30-50 microns. Ensure surfaces are clean, dry and free from surface contamination. Firetex C69 can be either applied by airless or conventional sprayers. Use Sherwin Williams Thinner No 5.

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Technical Details

Cellulosic Fire Protection of Steel

  • Specification FP3: Solvent Based 25µm Shop applied for Life of Building (C1), or 50µm for up to 20 years (C2)
  • Specification FP5: Solvent Based 25µm Shop applied for Life of Building (C3) and Up to 30 years (C4) or 50µm for up to 25 years (C5-I and C5-M)

Technical Info

  • Recommended for use with Sherwin Williams Firetex range of intumescent coatings
Components: Two Pack
Type: Epoxy Blast Primer
Finish: -
Stock Colours: Red Oxide
Tintable: No
VOC Content: 482 gms/litre
Volume Solids: 41 ± 2%
Suitable Substrates: A primer for Firetex intumescent coatings
Application Method: Airless Spray or Conventional Spray
Theoretical Coverage: Approximately 16.4 m2/lt
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): 60 microns
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 25 microns
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: 8 hours @ 15°
Touch Dry: 15 minutes at 15°C
Overcoatable: 40 minutes at 15°C
To handle: 30 minutes at 15°C
Cleaner / Thinner: Cleanser/Thinner:No 5
Shelf Life: 12 months from date of production unopened or "use by" date where specified
Packaging: Available in 20 Litres