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Thanks Harold,
We feel intumescent coatings are innappropriate for sea water corrosive attack.
Perhaps we are wrong?

Perhaps expensive, but also probably less costly than concrete encasement ...?
Thank you for your feedback.
Refugio Rochin
Systems Engineering Ltd.

From: "Harold Sprague" <spraguehope(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: Fire Protection for steel building

The general category of coatings for fire protection and corrosion
protection are called intumescent coatings.  They were developed for the
petro-chemical industry to resist a certain amount of physical abuse, have
good adhesion, protect from corrosion, and to provide fire protection.

Many airport buildings with exposed structural steel are protected with
intumescent coatings.

They can be a bit costly.

Harold Sprague

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