Crestafire® GCS 1001PA is a pre-accelerated, low smoke fire retardant intumescent polyester-based gelcoat designed to be applied by spray in a thin layer of 500μm. It incorporates new intumescent technology. When exposed to fire, Crestafire® GCS 1001PA forms a foamed cellular charred layer offering a high degree of protection to the surface of the composite.
GCS 1001PA is restricted to standard light grey colour and is designed to be post-painted.
Properly cured laminates produced with Crestafire® P1-3001PA resin and gelcoat Crestafire® GCS 1001PA can achieve HL2 – R1/R7/R10/R17 fire ratings as per EN 45545-2:2013 for railway applications.