Albi Manufacturing
East Berlin, Connecticut

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Albi Clad TF

Albi Clad TF fireproofing is a water-based, thin-film, intumescent coating that represents an aesthetic breakthrough in fire protection for exposed structural steel. It is a unique combination of intumescent fire protection and an attractive, decorative interior finish. Albi Clad TF is used in commercial buildings where architectural designs call for an extremely thin, aesthetic architectural finish with simultaneous fire protection for concrete or steel columns & beams.  

Ideal Applications:

  • HSS columns
  • Trusses
  • Structural Steel Beams
  • Exposed Steel in Atriums
  • Fire Escape Stairways

Typical markets Albi Clad TF include:

Atriums & Convention Centers

When a smooth, architectural finish is required on highly visible structural steel, Albi Clad TF is your answer.  Albi's decorative thin-film finish can be top coated by most standard paints and will not affect the fireproofing properties.
 Exposed Structural Steel Fire Protection       Intumescent Fireproofing

Hospitals, Correctional Facilities & Warehouses

Not only does Albi Clad TF provide a decorative finsh, it also stands up to more robust applications.  Our hard, durable, corrosion and abrasion resistent thin film intumescent will handle any type of indoor traffic, be it human or mechanical.  Albi Clad TF requires only soap and water to restore a like-new finish.

Durable Fire Protection

School Gymnasiums & Indoor Pools

Albi Clad TF is UL tested for resistance to humidity, aging, CO2/SO2, chlorine, washing without a topcoat.  This makes it the ideal fireproofing solution for gymnasiums, locker rooms and indoor swimming pools.  

Fireproofing Solutions



Albi Clad TF is listed by Underwriters Laboratories for up to 3-1/2 hours of fire protection.

It is a single component intumescent applied by approved paint contractors and applicators.

TF is applies like paint using an airless spray pump leaving an attractive architectural finish.  This durable, abrasion-resistant surface does not require a top coat. 

A topcoat can be used for decorative purposes and is suggested if repeated washings are required.

Albi Clad TF is for interior structural steel and features high film builds for each coat.  

It is VOC compliant and meets all LEED standards.

 Albi Clad TF     Interior Fireproofing    Interior Fireproofing Solutions

The surface to receive Albi Clad TF must be properly prepared as per SSPC-SP2, SP3 or better in accordance with good painting practice. The surface must also be clean of all residual oil, moisture, dust, frost or other contaminates that may have formed. In areas where spot rusting has occurred, be sure all loose rust, scale, etc. is removed and spot primed.

Material lines for airless application must be rated at a minimum 3,000+ psi working pressure with a 3/8 inch inside diameter.  Hose length should not exceed 150 feet.

Below: Albi Clad TF application, restaurant construction, Boston, MA.
Albi Clad TF Application  Restaurant Fireproofing  Restaurant Fire Protection