PPG Steelguard 549

SKU id3983 UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: II)
A one component thin-film solvent borne intumescent coating for fire protection of structural steelwork.
Available in 20 Litres
£220.62 (£264.74 Inc VAT)
*These colours are for guidance only. Variations between output devices can misrepresent the appearance of an actual colour. Also, we strongly advise that you order your complete paint requirements simultaneously to ensure a uniform batch colour.
£220.62 (£264.74 Inc VAT)

Product Description

PPG Steelguard 549 (FM549) is a one component thin-film solvent borne intumescent coating designed for providing a fire protective coating to structural steelwork in an industrial environment.

Best Uses

PPG Steelguard FM549 has been tested to national and international standards and can be used in dry, internal environments without the use of a protective topcoat. Steelguard FM549 is an excellent fire resistant product that provides up to 2 hours of protection from cellulosic fires.


PPG Steelguard 549 can be applied using airless spray for optimum performance and a brush should only be used for touch ups and small tricky areas. Steelguard 549 should not be applied below 5 degrees or above 50 degrees celsius, otherwise it may not adhere to the surface properly. With quick drying time 549 is dry in just 30 minutes and be recoated after 6 hours in conditions of around 20 degrees celsius.

Surface and Environment

PPG Steelguard 549 can be used of on-site or off-site application and when dry produces a high quality, white matt, protective coating that can be used internally or externally to ensure that structural steel has the utmost protection from the risk of fire.

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