Blazeguard Protects Garage Walls
In addition to meeting local fire and electrical codes, this garage application (click here to view case study) protects the building's interior surfaces from incidental damage such as from vehicles or forklifts bumping up against walls or tools or equipment that might puncture a gypsum wallboard surface. The building owner also enjoys mold protection and "pre-primed" walls and ceilings ready for a coat of paint as needed.
Blazeguard also lines the electrical control room inside the garage, providing a fire-resistant backing for electrical control panels. In traditional gypsum wallboard construction, electrical panels would need to be hung over studs; using Blazeguard, the panel can be secured anywhere on the Blazeguard-coated wall.
Builders or building owners who do not want or need to fire-protect their entire garage may still want to look at Blazeguard as a fire barrier on walls common to a garage and living quarters. Barrier lists both one-and-two-hour fire rated wall assemblies on our website at www.intlbarrier.com.Fire rated sheathing, fire rated osb, fire rated plywood, multi-family construction, small cap, otcbb, ibtgf, barrier, blazeguard, mycoguard, fire-rated paint, intumescent paint, mold resistant, mildew resistant, fire-retardant plywood, frt, sips, fire rated structurally insulated panels, fire rated wall assemblies, fire rated commercial modular roofing, fire rated modular home construction, green building products, LEED, electrical panel backer board, SIPs; wildfire protection, forest fire protection; non combustible exterior wall sheathing, ignition resistant exterior wall sheathing, ignition resistant eaves; non combustible eaves; ignition resistant soffets; non combustible soffets; ESR-1365; WUI approved/listed; California state fire marshal approved building materials