M-Fire Suppression Inc has a factory applied audited licensee program to allow wall panel plants to fire treat bright lumber just in time to meet the FRT Code nationally without having to carry a dual inventory with human safe fire inhibitor chemistry and no wood strength reduction.
M-Fire new school of thinking also has a licensee program to spray all the raw interior lumber on site. When all the interior raw lumber is left unprotected when it’s on fire it destroys entire projects. Up until now with Mighty Fire Breaker it’s was ignored . Raw lumber fires create so much energy they destroy FRT walls like they were raw lumber walls. Until 100 percent of the lumber has fire chemistry on it all wood structures are at high risk of total loss during construction and even after buildings are occupied.
The New Way Of thinking about fire protecting wood framed structures verses the old way is in honor of those two workers that died in the Denver. M Fires is out to make things safer for our brave Fire Fighters and in defense of Engineers and Wood Fiber strength that supports high wind and ground movement values and wood fiber strength.
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All wood fire treatments even FRT needs an additional UV and constant wetting protection if used outside a weather proof structure for anything.
New School of thinking in our building industry overcame products like asbestos, lead paint and now fire treatments for wood. We have to consider any negative impact on wood fiber strength during the treatment process could accelerate in duration against the engineering values we are counting on in high winds and ground movement.
Analysis of the Fire Protection Impregnation Influence On Wood Strength ISSN1392-370 online Journal homepage : https://www.tandfonline.com The abstract produced by Zoja Bednarek proves there is a significant reduction in wood fiber strength caused by pressure impregnation.
M-Fires MFRT Factory Applied Fire Treatment meets the building code as the alternate approved method for fire treated lumber on Doug Fir DF and Spruce SPF with no negative impact on wood fiber strength during the chemistry infusion process. We are not a fire coating, our fire inhibitor infuses the interior framing lumber. Our chemicals and processes are audited by a 3rd party accredited fire laboratory and we have to wonder if that is the case in all pressure impregnating facilities.
This MFRT infusion process is not a coating that is just a play on words used by PT folks to confuse building officials and architects to make you think pressure impregnation is the only way to meet the FRT code.
MFRT Product Certification listings with TER- LARR and UL GreenGuard Gold are supported by QAI Audited Quality Assurance Program
DrJ is an ISO/IEC 17065 accredited product certification body through ANSI Accreditation Services.
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Below is what is used to confuse the specifying communities:
The product is subject to testing in accordance with ASTM E84 or UL723. For wood products “produced by other means,” however, Section 2303.2.2 states “the treatment shall be an integral part of the manufacturing of the wood product. This treatment shall provide permanent protection to all surfaces of the wood product.”
This section of the code was unclear as to whether the wood must be impregnated with chemicals in order to qualify as FRTW. In such cases, one must go back to Chapter 2 Definitions, which defines FRTW as a wood product that is impregnated with chemicals by a pressure process or (*other approved means) during manufacture, and which exhibits reduced surface-burning characteristics and resists propagation of fire.
We are hoping this helps you make a valuable decision in defending your next wood framed project from fire because if you wait it’s to late because at M Fire We Tame All The Flames not just the FRT walls.