Jazeera Paints becomes the first company in MENA to offer certified fire-proofing paintsAmy J. Born | December 16, 2021
Jazeera Paints, a MENA (Middle East North Africa) region-based paint manufacturer, announced that its Firedamp W3, a high-quality fire-proofing paint, has been certified as Clean Air Gold by Intertek, a multinational assurance, inspection, and product testing and certification company. The Clean Air Gold certification acknowledges the high-quality and eco-friendly Firedamp W3 paint as one of the first fire-proofing paints certified in MENA markets.
Fire-proofing paints are an important component of building safety and security. They help prevent the spread of fire and limit the impact a fire has on the building.
"When a fire occurs," Hani Saraya, project sales manager at Jazeera Paints, explains, "the paint swells due to heat exposure, creating a protective layer, the layer expands due to the gases released by the fire, then, works as a barrier that suppresses the gas inside, preventing the high heat generated by fire from reaching the surface, and helps prevent building collapse."
Jazeera Paints fireproof paints have highly dependable formulations. They are effective on a wide range of building surfaces and materials, including iron, wood, gypsum and others. "We, at Jazeera Paints, are proud to offer Firedamp W3 to our clients as the first certified fire-proofing paints, proving our commitment to regional fulfilment at an affordable price with the highest quality," Saraya adds.
Jazeera Paints fire-proofing products for different surfaces have been used in a number of mega-projects throughout Saudi Arabia. Firedamp 263 is a fire-proofing paint formulated for iron surfaces, such as columns and beams. Firewood 150 for wooden surfaces suppresses heat from spreading, preventing wooden structures from collapsing. Firetech is a fireproofing paint specifically for use on gypsum surfaces.
Experts strongly recommend using fire-proofing products to limit the devastating impact of fire accidents. Find available fire-proofing products to order at Jazeera Paints. Assistance with paint selection is also available through the website.