October 19th, 2020 – Vancouver, Canada – CharCoat Passive Fire Protection Inc., the global leader in Passive Fire Protection, specializing in Electrical Fire Protection & Insulation coatings, is proud to announce another successfully completed test for our Electrical Cable Coating, CharCoat CC


CharCoat CC has now been tested and approved by KERI – Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute in compliance with IEC Standards for a Cable Temperature Rise Test and has been given another certification as a Non-Derating Coating for electrical cable.

This truly shows that CharCoat CC is a one-of-a-kind Coating for the protection of electrical cable(s). Although CharCoat did a similar test several years ago with Factory Mutual under FM3971:1990, it is always good to revisit some tests to re-classify and re-verify our CharCoat CC.

“Apart from a client request, we were happy to complete a similar test to FM3971, as FM Global has changed the format of their original test to only an energy based fire test and has now deleted the ampacity, saltwater immersion, ageing and weathering portion”. said Sean Ritchie, Director and Founder of CharCoat. “so now any FM3971 approved product can derate a cable,” added Sean.

We can now say with certainty that our Cable Coating is the highest rated coating for electrical cables within the marketplace and now gives many facilities much clearer options on protection their cables for extended periods, especially for Hydrocarbon applications at a lower cost than the market is used to. Coupled with our UV certification, IEC, FM and Nuclear, we cover all facets of protecting electrical cables from fire and disintegration.

If you are looking to protect your cables in a hydrocarbon environment, please feel free to contact us at anytime, we are always here to offer our assistance.

About CharCoat Passive Fire Protection

CharCoat Passive Fire Protection is the market leader in Cable Coating Technology, with the purpose to develop and manufacture the most technologically advanced coatings, firestopping and protection coatings to safeguard against loss of assets for their clients.

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