Flame Proof Canvas when exposed to fire only chars and does not spread fire. It also effectively retards penetration of fire in case of fire emanating from outside.
Presently grey canvas is rendered flame retardant by applying fire retardant paints by brush which makes the canvas stiff. The flame proofing. Properties achieved with fr paints are not uniform as it is not possible to ensure even application by brush. Also due to sizing of canvas, the paint film does not impregnate into it and thus remains superficial.
On the whole, the process in unsatisfactory and obsolete besides being uneconomical as it involves carrying dual inventory of canvas and fr paints. Recently, fire retardant canvas has been made using imported yarn. However, its high cost has been a factor in limiting its wider use.
Cobra Flame Proof Canvas (FRC) is available –
- As fpc -500, fpc – 700 etc. , the suffix denoting the nominal weight per square meter of finished product.
- As wash resistant (durable) and non-wash-resistant. The flame proofing properties of wash resistant canvas remain unaffected by water washing and as such, can be used outdoors while non-wash resistant canvas can be used indoors only.
- While, wash resistant canvas is available in off white, /, non-wash resistant canvas is available only in natural dull white color.
- Flame proof canvas is available in standard lengths of 40 meters (appx. ) and standard width of 91cm (nominal).
Technical Specifications :-
• Fire retardancy
confirm tois: 1259, bs : 3120 as per
the fire retardant properties to bs : 3120 /
• Rot proofing
• Water proofing
flame proof canvas with nominal weight
Cobra flame proof canvas has been approved and continues to be specified for use by leading air-conditioning consultants, architects and large establishments, public sector undertakings etc since more than last one decade and enjoys customer’s confidence due to its excellent features and economy.
This information is based on our present state of knowledge and is intended to provide general notes on our products and their used. It should not therefore be construed as guaranteeing specified properties of products described or their suitability for a particular application. Any existing industrial property rights must be observed. The quality of our products is guaranteed under our general conditions of sale.