FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Isolatek International, the world leader in Advancing Passive Fireproofing Technology®, is proud to announce that installation of its ultra high strength, commercial density CAFCO® 3000 Applied Fireproofing has begun at Punto Chapultepec Tower (known as Reforma 509) located in Mexico City, Mexico. CAFCO 3000 was selected by Bovis Lend Lease to satisfy the minimum bond strength value of 1,000 psf for buildings over 420 ft., as required in Section 403 “HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS” of the 2012 International Building Code (IBC).
Also utilized at Punto Chapultepec Tower is CAFCO® FENDOLITE® M-II/P ultra high density, cement-based Applied Fireproofing in areas where combustible diesel tanks are located. CAFCO® SprayFilm® WB 3 and CAFCO® SprayFilm® WB5 Intumescent Fireproofing are utilized on interior exposed columns and CAFCO® SprayFilm® WB 4 Intumescent Fireproofing on exterior exposed columns.
The application will be performed by ISOLATEK® Recognized Applicator Recal Recubrimientos S.A. Recal Recubrimientos S.A. is recognized as a leading applicator of passive fireproofing products in Mexico for the past 8 years and is currently applying CAFCO® fireproofing products in two other important high-rise structures in Mexico City.
Upon completion, Punto Chapultepec Tower will be the Mexico City’s third tallest building at 780 ft (241 meters) and 60 stories in height. It is located at Paseo de la Reforma 509 (Río Ródano), immediately west of the Torre Mayor which also is protected with CAFCO fireproofing products”.
About Isolatek International
Isolatek International is the world leader in passive fire protection technology, developing, manufacturing, and delivering fire resistive solutions that protect structures and ultimately save lives. Its spray-applied fire-resistive materials, intumescent spray-applied fire resistive materials, rigid board, primer-sealers, and topcoats are rigorously tested and certified by world renowned authorities and agencies. Isolatek products are used globally and specified by architects, engineers, and embraced by general contractors for projects within the commercial, petrochemical and tunnel industries. Isolatek International provides passive fireproofing materials under the CAFCO trademark in the Americas and other markets and under the ISOLATEK trademark throughout the world.
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Katelyn Norris, Marketing Specialist