PITT-CHAR® XP – passive protection against hydrocarbon hazards
The PITT-CHAR XP coating is PPG’s solvent-free epoxy intumescent coating, which provides excellent protection against intense hydrocarbon pool and jet fires.
An extremely robust coating, its unique flexibility protects steel against mechanical abuse and ensures intact fire protection after explosive incidents that often coincide with petrochemical hydrocarbon fires.
It is trusted worldwide to provide the most durable protection against solvents, acids, alkalis, salts and abrasion, while retaining its advanced fire and corrosion protection properties.
All this makes the PITT-CHAR XP coating the ideal PFP choice for harsh weather conditions, chemical environments, and virtually any hostile industrial situation.
Independent certification and international approval
The PITT-CHAR XP coating has been extensively tested and proven to withstand fires, explosions and environmental exposure and proven to withstand fires, explosions and environmental exposure and has comprehensive approval certification for hydrocarbon pool and jet fires from recognized authorities including ABS (American Bureau of Shipping), BV (Bureau Veritas), DNV (Det Norske Veritas), Lloyd’s Register, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, UL (Underwriters Laboratories) and GASAFE.