Spectra-Guard® FR-Kote

Flame Retardant Coating



Flame Retardant Document Storage
Water-Based Building Materials

  • Spectra-Guard® FR-Kote is an aqueous based multi-functional flame retardant surface coating. The coating can be formulated to meet Class A, B & C flame spreads, as well as the NFPA 701 and ASTM – E662 tests concerning flame spread and flame retardancy. The applied coating is capable of withstanding the rigors of a wide range of manufacturing application environments.
  • Spectra-Guard® FR-Kote can be glued with cold-set adhesives or hot-melt adhesives. Spectra-Kote® can provide you with a detailed list of qualified adhesives.
    Spectra-Guard® FR-Kote is overprintable using Flexographic presses. It is recommended that all inks be reviewed for suitability of ink coverage.
  • Spectra-Guard® FR-Kote is designed to handle virtually any type of application environments. Off-Line, Flexo and Roto-gravure equipment can apply the coating. The coating can be applied on Rod and Roll coaters with inline or off-line coating capabilities.
  • Coating Type Proprietary Polymer
    Color Liquid / Dry :: Clear / Clear
    pH 11.0 — 11.7
    Viscosity #2 Zahn (sec) 15.0 — 35.0
    Repulpability Yes
    FDA Compliant* Not Applicable
    Freeze / Thaw Stable
    *For complete compliance information please contact Spectra-Kote®. The above
    properties are typical values and should not be interpreted as product specifications.

  • Spectra-Guard® FR-Kote water-based formulation is specially designed for simple handling. This non-hazardous odorless coating can be washed clean from machinery with soap and water. The coating is compatible with standard industry water-based cleansers. If the coating comes in contact with the skin, simply rinse with water.