VCU’s Children’s Hospital of Richmond and STEM building

May 26, 2021

 

Location: Richmond, VA
Products: CAFCO® 300 HS / ISOLATEK® Type 300 & CAFCO 400 / ISOLATEK Type 400

Isolatek International is pleased to provide our recognized applicator American Coatings with our CAFCO 300 HS / ISOLATEK Type 300 & CAFCO 400 / ISOLATEK Type 400 Wet Mix Spray-Applied Fire Resistive Materials to be installed at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. CAFCO 300 HS meet and exceeds all major fire protection specifications for Commercial structures, including BS476: Parts 20 & 21, EN1338-1: Parts 3 & 4, ANSI/ UL 263, ASTM E119, CAN/ULC-S101. CAFCO 400 is designed for use to exceed the 430 psf (20.6 kpa) requirement for high-rise construction and Meets or exceeds all major fire protection specifications for Commercial Structures, including ANSI/UL263, ASTM E119, CAN/ ULC-S101. Both products provide up to 4-hour fire resistance ratings. 

The hospital is a $350 million facility dedicated to treating children. The 500,000 square-foot facilities will include 86 private rooms for acute and intensive care, imaging services, a trauma unit, and an emergency care unit. It also has family amenities, areas for collaboration and education. 

ISOLATEK’s CAFCO 300 HS / ISOLATEK Type 300 was also applied at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) new science, technology, engineering, and math building (STEM). The $121 million 169,000-square-foot, six-floor building, dedicated to STEM will provide resources for up to 70 different courses. 

CAFCO 300 HS / ISOLATEK Type 300 ratings and specifications allowed American Coatings to spray the same product throughout the 16 story hospital. Our CAFCO 300 HS / ISOLATEK Type 300 meets Section 403.2.4 of the IBC High Rise Building requirement for minimum bond strength. It exceeds industry in-place physical performance standards and contributes LEED building credits for recycled content. CAFCO 300 HS / ISOLATEK Type 300 offers the highest bond strength in its class, allowing applicators to choose the right product for the job.

 

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® and FENDOLITE® trademark throughout the Americas and under the ISOLATEK® trademark throughout the world.
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Isolatek International
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