*PPG Steelguard 549 Formerly FM549

SKU id3983 ***
This product is now discontinued.

Product Description

Please note, this product is now discontinued. Contact our technical team for a suitable alternative.

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°C or above 50°C, 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°C.

IMPORTANT INTUMESCENT PRODUCT NOTE: Always contact Promain’s technical team prior to purchase to obtain a tailored project specification and the advice necessary. The information displayed on this website should only be used as a guide. Promain UK Limited will not be held liable for any resulting damage to property, human life or monetary costs incurred due to incorrect specification, preparation, application or maintenance that has occurred due to negligence by either the purchaser or applicator. This includes your failure to have contacted us to obtain the relevant advice/specification.

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.

Recommended Products To Use

PPG Thinner 21-06

PPG Thinner 21-06

Suitable for Sigmacover 640/640LT.

£28.38 (£34.06 Inc VAT)