New Member – Park Derochie

We'd like to welcome our newest member on board - Park Derochie! Recognized by the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings (JPCL) as one of the Top 10 Contractors; ranked No. 4 in North America, and No.1 in Canada, Park Derochie specializes in all types of Coatings & Blasting, Fireproofing, Mechanical Insulation, Scaffolding and Containment.

New Member – Park Derochie 2020-03-15T11:38:46+00:00

The PFPNet Testing, Assessment and Certification (TAC) Document

The TAC Document is a guidance document that provides an overview of the main features and processes involved in the testing, assessment and certification/approval of passive fire protection (PFP) products and systems. The document explains the product performance testing and approval process in general terms and will have many potential users. To download your copy,

The PFPNet Testing, Assessment and Certification (TAC) Document 2020-02-09T10:44:51+00:00

The PFPNet Roadmap is Available to Download Now!

This guidance document (The PFPNet Roadmap) has been designed to lead the reader through the process of developing a Passive Fire Protection (PFP - also referred to as "fireproofing") scheme, starting from the actual fire risk and associated scenarios up to the point where a PFP scheme or PFP system is specified. The PFPNet Roadmap

The PFPNet Roadmap is Available to Download Now! 2020-02-09T10:45:35+00:00

Envirograf Joins PFPNet

We are pleased to announce that Envirograf® are the latest company to join PFPNet! The Envirograf® brand was established in 1983 and quickly evolved to become a leading force in passive fire products. Its reputation as an innovator and developer of passive fire products is widely recognised, and its commitment to product research and development

Envirograf Joins PFPNet 2020-02-01T12:51:22+00:00

PFPNet Tunnels Subcommittee Meeting, January 2020

We are proposing to hold a meeting to explore the development of a PFPNet tunnels subcommittee on the 15th January, 2020.  The location is as yet undecided and will depend on where interested parties are based. At present possible options include the Netherlands or the UK. The purpose of the meeting is to establish a

PFPNet Tunnels Subcommittee Meeting, January 2020 2019-12-03T19:15:53+00:00

High Heat Flux Testing – Position Paper Draft Available to Download

We recently updated you on the progress of our High Heat Flux Testing Working Group. The next stages were to: update the position paper being worked on; develop a draft test standard; put together a proposal for a two-phase release validation test; and a produce guidance note on the applicability of the HHF test and

High Heat Flux Testing – Position Paper Draft Available to Download 2019-11-02T16:21:21+00:00

What Role Does PFP Play When it Comes to Pool Fire Protection of Process Vessels?

PFPNet was requested to provide an interpretation of a clause in API 2218 related to pool fire protection of process vessels, and the role that PFP can play in providing fire protection. Here is the view developed by the PFPNet Standards Engagement subcommittee as to how this clause should be interpreted.

What Role Does PFP Play When it Comes to Pool Fire Protection of Process Vessels? 2019-11-02T14:10:28+00:00

3-Sided PFP Protection of Structural Beams – Position Paper

We would like to thank representatives from Carboline, Gexcon, Hempel, International Paint, Isolatek, JGC, Jotun, MMI Thornton Tomasetti, PFP Specialists, PPG, Promat, Sherwin Williams, Technip FMC, UL, and WarringtonFire for their assistance in developing and reviewing this position paper. It is the position of PFPNet, and its members, that the practice of leaving top surfaces

3-Sided PFP Protection of Structural Beams – Position Paper 2019-11-02T13:59:53+00:00

Introducing our Tunnels Technical Subcommittee

PFPNet’s Steering Committee has approved the formation of a new Technical Subcommittee relating to tunnels. PFPNet member Efectis suggested introducing this subcommittee within PFPNet after a number of industry stakeholders stated that passive fire protection matters should be addressed in the same fashion as active fire protection in tunnels, which is well supported and already

Introducing our Tunnels Technical Subcommittee 2019-10-19T16:11:47+01:00