How to Handle Fireproofing in Cold Weather
Winter is Coming.
News flash for those of us in the Northern climates—winter is coming. The cold weather will bring a host of problems: equipment will be strained, men become cold and frustrated, daylight hours will dramatically shorten; but construction schedules will keep on moving along. One trade dramatically affected by cold weather is fireproofing.
Sprayed fire resistive materials must be sprayed within an ambient environment of at least 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4.4 degrees Celsius) as a minimum temperature. This includes 24 hours prior to the application, during the application, and 24 hours after the application.