Commercial Density
CAFCO® 300 ES

CAFCO® 300 ES is a commercial density, Wet Mix Spray-Applied Fire Resistive Material (SFRM) that is virtually identical to CAFCO 300, specifically designed to provide delayed set times in order to allow slurry to remain in the hose for up to 72 hours. This provides the means to applicators to reduce both wash-out and startup times when used as a system in conjunction with CAFCO® 300, CAFCO® 300 SB and CAFCO® QWIK-SET.

Commercial Density Wet Mix SFRM CAFCO 300 ES benefits

Benefits

  • CAFCO 300 ES provides all of the benefits of CAFCO 300, along with the elimination of washout and reduced start up times, which increases productivity at both ends of the day.
  • Exceeds industry in-place physical performance standards.
  • Offers LEED building credits for recycled content.
  • Its light red color provides an easily identifiable marker to clearly indicate its use.

Product Uses

Designed for use in conjunction with CAFCO 300, CAFCO 300 SB and CAFCO QWIK-SET to provide delayed set time, thereby allowing slurry to remain in the hose for up to 72 hours.

Fire Tests & Approvals

In order to meet the performance and durability criteria set forth by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and other major industry specifying organizations, CAFCO® 300 ES has undergone the most rigorous testing in accordance with the world’s most demanding safety protocols.

UL 263, ASTM E119 - UL-263

Cellulosic – ANSI/UL263 (ASTM E119) – Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials

This cellulosic fire test is traditionally used to evaluate materials for use in the protection of modern day commercial structures. This test reaches 1000°F (537°C) after 5 minutes and gradually reaches a temperature of 2000°F (1093°C) after a period of up to 4 hours.

CAFCO 300 ES is classified by Underwriters Laboratories for up to 4 hours protection in accordance with the cellulosic fire test and is listed within various UL Designs.

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UL Classification Mark

The UL Classification Mark indicates compliance with global requirements as it relates to a specific risk or casualty. With the Classification service, UL determines that a manufacturer has demonstrated the ability to produce a product complying with UL’s requirements with respect to one or more of the following:

  • Specific risk, e.g., casualty, fire, etc.
  • Performance under specific conditions
  • Compliance with regulatory codes
  • Compliance with specific standards such as international standards
  • Other condition, as determined by UL

All of the products carrying a UL Classification Mark are covered by UL’s Follow-Up Services program to verify that products carrying the UL Classification Mark continue to be manufactured in compliance with UL’s safety requirements.

NYC MEA

New York City Materials and Equipment Acceptance (MEA)

An MEA Number is the number assigned to a product that has been approved for use in New York City by the MEA Division. CAFCO 300 ES has been reviewed and MEA numbers have been assigned.

The MEA division regulates “certain materials and equipment (that) require Department of Buildings acceptance.” These manufactured items affect public safety, health and welfare (including structural stability and fire safety) and are usually a permanent part of a building.

Evaluation Service Report

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has conducted a technical evaluation on CAFCO 300 ES. The result of the evaluation process assures that the CAFCO 300 ES is in compliance with the International Building Code (IBC).

Major Specification and Approval Compliance

CAFCO 300 ES complies with the requirements of the following specifications:

  • MasterSpec®, Section 078100 Applied Fireproofing (AIA)
  • MasterFormat® 2014, Section 07 81 00 Applied Fireproofing (CSC,CSI)
  • Unified Facilities Guide Specification, UFGS 07 81 00 Spray-Applied Fireproofing (USACE, NAVFAC, AFCEC, NASA)
  • Master Construction Specifications, Number 07 81 00 Applied Fireproofing (VA)
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40 Protection of the Environment (EPA)
  • PBS-P100, Facilities Standards for the Public Buildings Services (GSA)

ASTM Physical Performance Standards  Test Performance*
Spray-Applied Fire Resistive Materials (SFRM’s)
Physical Property ASTM Standard MasterSpec® Performance Requirements CAFCO® 300 ES
Surface Burning Characteristics ASTM E84 Flame Spread: 10 or less
Smoke Developed: 0
0
0
Density ASTM E605 15 pcf (240 kg/m3) 15 pcf (240 kg/m3)
Cohesion / Adhesion (Bond Strength) ASTM E736 150 psf (7.2 kPa) 406 psf (19.4 kPa)
Deflection ASTM E759 No cracks, spalling, or delamination No cracks, spalling, or delamination
Bond Impact ASTM E760 No cracks, spalling, or delamination No cracks, spalling, or delamination
Compressive Strength ASTM E761 750 psf (35.9 kPa) 3311 psf (158.5 kPa)
Corrosion ASTM E937 Does not promote corrosion of steel Does not promote corrosion of steel
Air Erosion ASTM E859 Max. 0.025 g/ft.2 0.000 g/ft.2 (0.000 g/m2)
Fungal Resistance ASTM G21 Zero Growth After 28 days Zero Growth After 28 days
Combustibility ASTM E136 Noncombustible Noncombustible
Cone Calorimeter ASTM E1354 No Flaming or Heat Release No Flaming or Heat Release
Sound Absorption ASTM C423 0.50 NRC 1″ (25mm) on deck and beam
Thermal Properties ASTM C518 Conductivity[k] – 0.54 BTU in/hr ft2 oF @ 75oF
(0.078 W/m•K @ 24oC)
Resistance [R/inch]-1.85

*Based on independent laboratory tests under controlled conditions.