Pressure Exerting Sealant

Pressure Exerting Sealant

Pressure Exerting Sealant

Application: Cable tray and pipe penetrations
Fire Resistance Period: 240 minutes
Insulation/integrity: Insulation and integrity
Test Standard: BS EN 1366-3: 2009
Approval Type: IFCC Certification No.IFCC1029

Pyroplex® Pressure Exerting Sealant expands multi-directionally when exposed to elevated temperatures, exerting pressure to seal and prevent the passage of fire and smoke through service penetrations.

The sealant is designed for use around cable tray and bunched cable applications. Pyroplex® Pressure Exerting Sealant is also ideal for use around small pipes where it is not possible to fit a Pyroplex® Pipe Collar or a Pyroplex® Pipe Wrap.

Testing & Certification

Test Standard

BS EN 1366-3: 2009

Approval Type

IFCC Certificate No. IFCC1029

  • Fire resistance up to 240 minutes.
  • Expands multi-directionally.
  • Halogen free.
  • Excellent adhesion with common building materials.
  • Odourless.

Pyroplex® Pressure Exerting Sealant has been specifically designed for:

  • Internal use only.
  • Sealing around single and bunched cable tray applications.
  • Sealing around metallic services including partial penetrations.
  • Sealing around small bore plastic flammable pipes up to 55mm in diameter, including PVC, PE, PP and ABS.

Cable tray applications

RefCable tray sizeCablesMineral wool backing depthSealant depthIntegrityInsulation
H35m x 150mm x 35mmSmall – medium sheathed*2 x 50mm with a 50mm air cavity50mm x 20mm250 mins250 mins

* 5 x ‘A1’NYY–J 0.6/IKV 5 x 1.5 * 2 x ‘B’NYY–J 0.6/IKV 1 x 95
N.B. Pyroplex® Pressure Exerting Sealant should be used in conjunction with Pyroplex® FR Coating when sealing cable tray applications.

Bunched cable applications

RefMaximum aperture sizeCablesMineral wool backing depthSealant depthIntegrityInsulation
A82mmSmall sheathed*110mm20mm250 mins250 mins

* 7 x ‘A2’ 5 core x 1.5m2 small sheathed cables [HO7RN–F5G1.5/HD22.4]

Pipe applications

RefNormal pipe diameter [OD]Pipe materialPipe wall thicknessMineral wool backing depthSealant depthIntegrityInsulation
B52mmPE4.5mm110mm20mm240 mins240 mins
C55mmPVC2.8mm110mm20mm240 mins240 mins
D21.5mmPVC2.5mm110mm20mm240 mins240 mins
E20mmPE1.8mm110mm20mm240 mins240 mins
F55mmPE2.2mm110mm20mm240 mins240 mins
ProductPart No.Quantity
PESPES310GY310ml

Cables

Pressure Exerting Seals Cable Configurations

1. Ensure all the surfaces are clean, dry and of sound construction.
2. Install backing materials as required and fill the cavity with Pyroplex® Pressure Exerting Sealant.
3. To ensure a good contact between the sealant and substrate, the joint should be tooled within five minutes of application.
4. Dispose of spent cartridges in accordance with local regulations.

Cable Tray

Pressure Exerting Seals Cable Tray Configurations

1. Ensure all the surfaces are clean, dry and of sound construction.
2. Install backing materials as required and fill the cavity with Pyroplex® Pressure Exerting Sealant.
3. To ensure a good contact between the sealant and substrate, the joint should be tooled within five minutes of application.
4. Dispose of spent cartridges in accordance with local regulations.

Pipes

Pressure Exerting Seals Pipe Configurations

1. Ensure all the surfaces are clean, dry and of sound construction.
2. Install backing materials as required and fill the cavity with Pyroplex® Pressure Exerting Sealant.
3. To ensure a good contact between the sealant and substrate, the joint should be tooled within five minutes of application.
4. Dispose of spent cartridges in accordance with local regulations.

A number of independent fire resistance tests have been carried out to confirm the suitability of the product and to demonstrate product compliance by utilizing BS EN 1366-3:2009 and other international standards. European Classification EI240 in accordance with BS EN 13501-2: 2007+A1:2009. IFCC 1029 accreditation applies.

Providing the product is installed in accordance with the requirements of the guidance document the fire performance characteristics of the product is guaranteed for a period of 10 years.

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