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The Truth About Fire Retardants.

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IF YOU ARE AN ARCHITECT, BUILDER, OR PROPERTY OWNER...it is up to you to require and demand these safety features and applications.  It saves valuable property, family heirlooms and lives at a small cost. It only takes one fire to destroy a lifetime of work. Remember it is up to you!

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF FIRE-SHIELD CHEMICALS AND PROTECTANT PRODUCTS?

Three components are necessary for fire: fuel, oxygen, and a source of ignition. Although only one component need be eliminated to extinguish a fire, FIRE-SHIELD PROTECTANT chemicals produce outstanding fire inhibiting results by eliminating two of these components. The purpose of these chemicals and products are to render materials virtually nonflammable.  One of the keys is to make a chemical change in the material.  When this chemical change occurs it renders the material non-combustible.  Keeping our earth environmentally safe we support going green with safe products.

HOW DO FIRE-SHIELD PROTECTANT CHEMICALS AND PRODUCTS WORK?

UNIVERSAL FIRE-SHIELD PROTECTANT products automatically react with fire or heat to convert combustible gases and tars to noncombustible carbon char, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide. This chemical reaction substantially increases carbon char and creates a vapor action, causing the surface to bubble-up and thereby keeps the heat from regenerating.  The intumescent action separates the fuel from the source of ignition.

UNIVERSAL FIRE-SHIELD treated materials produce less smoke. . In many cases, smoke generation has been reduced by as much as 80%, which is very important since smoke inhalation causes more deaths than fire.

 
WHAT IS THE TRUTH ABOUT  FLAME RETARDANT DO THEY REALLY WORK?
AND WHY  SHOULD I USE UNIVERSAL FIRE-SHIELD?

When it comes to saving property and lives you need the very  best protection you can buy.  Universal Fire-Shield™  chemistry was designed to interfere with the fire and ignition process to prevent the massive fire burn-outs you see today.   The Universal Fire-Shield™ compounds when applied to lumber, plywood's, timbers and the like the chemicals  will automatically  react in the presence of heat or flame.  The chemistry converts combustible gases and tars to a non-combustible carbon char, nitrogen and carbon dioxide.  The increase in carbon char helps to keep the flame or fire from regenerating.  The nitrogen produced as a by-product displaces oxygen smothering the flame.  Universal Fire-Shield™ chemical reaction separates the fuel component from the source of ignition.  Universal Fire-Shield™ exclusive formulas such as Fire-Kote 100 or Wood-Shield W-1000, Fabric-Shield F-2000, Paper-Shield P-3000 and TG-300 an outdoor application dramatically out performs all other flame retardants on the market.  Too today metal structures also can be treated to provide more safety such as XCT-1 a thermal coating an exclusive product.

When wood surfaces are treated with Universal Fire-Shield™ products, the chemicals will penetrate inside the wood.  The chemical balance is then changed inside and the surface will react to heat and flame.  This  change that occurs is permanently  in place when enclosed or will last 5 years if exposed to weather without paint or other type of skin.  Paper products also can be protected as well as Fabrics and dry brush and grass on highways and hills.

Another important factor is the wood or other materials treated at this point will not ignite  or contribute to the fire process.  This is known as the "retarding the propagation of the fire", which are rated and are given a "flame spread number"  by credited testing agencies.  

The other outstanding factor is the significant reduction in smoke.  These chemicals have been known to cut smoke from 40% - 80%.  Smoke inhalation causes more deaths than fire and becomes an important factor.

THE RESULTS AND TRUTH:
Your chances of survival and the protection given to people, pets and structures are significantly increased, with the peace of mind that you have done all that can be done to provide the maximum safety and protection for your property and your loved ones.

WHAT ARE THE FACTS?  
WHAT QUESTIONS ARE TYPICALLY RAISED?

WILL MY INSURANCE COMPANY GIVE ME A DISCOUNT?
ANSWER:  Yes and no.  Reason Insurance companies have many losses to deal with.  A dwelling or building fire has many aspects as to what caused the fire as well as the duration of the fire.  Some insurance companies are beginning to be very considerate when a dwelling or a building have fire and flame protection for the infrastructure.  When the wood infrastructure is treated with the proper amount of Universal Fire-Shield™ flame retardant and can be verified many insurance companies are now looking to give small discounts.  However many at this time will not.  But think of this your best personal insurance is prevention!  It is up to you to protect your dwelling or property not the insurance company or the fire department.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I FLAME TREAT MY HOME OR BUILDING AND IT BURNS DOWN?
ANSWER: The probability of that is remote.  However you must understand that all materials on this earth are subject to breakdown under extreme heat and fire.  Some materials will break down earlier than others, volcanoes are a good example of how  even rocks can burn or melt under enough heat.  You know what happens when a dwelling is not treated!  Most fires begin in the kitchen or are an electrical fire that starts in the wall.  A fire treated structure in this case would suffer a hole at the source but the entire house would not become an inferno.   When exposed to a fire storm the infrastructure will resist and save a dwelling in most cases,  however endurance of heat and flame beyond its ability cannot be determined.

WHEN THERE IS A FIRE WHAT THEN?
ANSWER: First,  the Fire Officials and Investigators come in to determine the cause of the fire.  Second, they determine the extent and the dollar amount that was destroyed.  Third, the reports are filed, Insurance agencies and the property owners begin negotiations and many times the lawyers. Your advantage is obvious; possibly most of your property and precious possessions and family heir looms not to mention your pets and family members could be spared.  They will have a greater chance of surviving!

THE BOTTOM LINE: FACTS
Fire safety is ever ones concern, but only you can decide to protect yourself from fire and burn-outs for your property and other materials.   There is no second chance with a fire out of control.  Yes,  flame retardants do work and they can protect the materials treated.  You can expect the very best with Universal Fire-Shield™  Chemicals and Products.  Call your Architect or builder today and let them know you want the maximum fire retardant protection applied to your structure.  Technical help is available at all times world wide. 

WHAT TYPE OF MATERIALS CAN BE PROTECTED?  Building materials,  raw lumber, plywood's, timbers, logs,  decks, shake roofing, wood products,  Paper products , Box board, Fabrics cotton, polyester blends, leather, steel structures and many others.

WHAT ARE THE QUALITY FEATURES OF FIRE-SHIELD PROTECTANT CHEMICALS?

UNIVERSAL FIRE-SHIELD FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS are best world wide and economical. Superior fire inhibitor which meet or exceed all existing and current federal, state and local fire safety code requirements as well as industry standards. UNIVERSAL FIRE-SHIELD flame retardant applications are superior to alternative flame retardant products currently on the market with exclusive trade secret formulations.

ARE FIRE-SHIELD PROTECTANT CHEMICALS SAFE AND EASY TO USE?

ABSOLUTELY!  UNIVERSAL FIRE-SHIELD PRODUCTS are a protectant and pre-mixed and ready to apply.  It requires little material preparation. The products are in a liquid water base, environmentally safe and will dry and cure down colorless, odorless and non-toxic, asbestos free, and petroleum free.

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