February 28th, 2024 by . Posted in In Focus, In Focus Deco, In Focus Industrial

PERLIFOC PFP Gypsum Based Fireproofing

Market leader in Gypsum Based Passive Fire Protection Mortars for Cellulosic Fire Insulation in large Infrastructure Buildings

Product Description – Perlifoc HP / ECO

Protection for:

  • Steel Structures: Columns, Beams, Hollow members.
  • Concrete Structures: Columns, Beams, Slabs & Walls.
  • Composite decks.


  • Provides steel structural fire resistance for up to 240 minutes.
  • Full massivity range, up to 475 m-1.
  • Critical temperature from 350º to 750º.
  • Density: 450 – 550 Kg/m3.
  • Theoretical Consumption: 4.5 Kg/m2/cm of thickness.

Perlifoc HP Eco+

  • Unique and first eco sustainable mortar.
  • Only gypsum-based mortar with a Cradle-to-Cradle certification.
  • Augments well for sustainability scoring under LEED, BREEAM, WELL.
  • Environmental product declaration (DAP).


  • 15% less consumption than Perlifoc HP (with a discontinuous machine).
  • For example, Putzmeister – model # S5EV.

Standards & Certification:

  • ETA 20-1200 (HP) 20-0894 (ECO +).
  • BS 476-20 (HP).
  • ASTM (Product characterization).
  • GHOST- Russia (HP).
  • SI 1733 Part 2 – Israel.
  • VKF Switzerland.

The Technology

  • EPS in Calcium sulfate, with other exfoliated minerals and additives.
  • The incorporation of the EPS in the mortar produces that during the test improves the adhesion on the support and causes a delay in the increase of the steel temperature thanks to the spaces that remain where the EPS was.

Value to the Customer:

  • Environmental and sustainability credentials.
  • Proven product with global track records.
  • Best-in-class Fire performance properties.
  • Full System/s from one company.
  • Wider PFP options under RPM portfolio.

Efficiency of Perlifoc HP – Cost Optimization:

  • Longer service life and extended repaint schedule.
  • Ability to topcoat quickly.
  • Outstanding performance in ISO 20340 testing for NORSOK M501 Standard.

Perlifoc HP – Spray Application

  • Up to 30 mm in a single coat.
  • Complete application training available.

Competitive Landscape

  • Passive Fire Protection Solutions: Boards, Intumescents, Mortars.
  • Mortars: Traditional gypsum mortars, Low density mortars, Mineral wool mortars, Cement mortars.


  • Carboline’s 40-year Track record and proven history.
  • Full tests/several standards.
  • EPDs (Environmental Product Declarations) per the relevant PCR.
  • Green technology. Eco-sustainable.
  • Perlifoc Brand and Legacy.
  • Global track records and Case histories.
  • Customer testimonials.
  • Testing and Proof of Performance data.