Product Selection Chart



Southwest Fireproofing Selection Chart

Interior Concealed

Interior concealed locations with normal building atmospheres represent low potential for fireproofing damage and are the traditional areas for standard density gypsum based products.

STANDARD DENSITY

Type 5GP or Type 5EF

Gypsum

Based Fireproofing

Interior Exposed

Out ofReach

Interior exposed but out of reach locations where the fireproofing is exposed to view but not easily reached by occupants also use standard density gypsum based fireproofing. Acoustical ceiling coatings are a similar application.

Interior Exposed

Witin Reach

Interior exposed and within reach locations pose a higher potential for physical damage and require the added strength of medium density fireproofing. Gypsum based materials are preferred in this exposure condition under most building atmospheres.

MEDIUM DENSITY

 Type 5MD

Gypsum

Based Fireproofing

A, B or C Above Plus Water Exposure

Conditions A, B or C combined with prolonged exposure to moisture or extremely high humidity require the water resistance of a Portland cement product.

MEDIUM DENSITY

Type 7GP

Portland Cement

Based Fireproofing

Exposed to Physical Abuse and Water

Exposure to physical abuse and water requires a high density Portland cement product.

HIGH DENSITY

Type 7HD

Portland Cement

Based Fireproofing

Exterior Exposed or Industrial Atmosphere

Exterior weather exposure and industrial atmospheres require a
high density product tested and approved for exterior use.

HIGH DENSITY

Type 1XR

Portland Cement

Based Fireproofing




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