What is the difference between FS-one and FS One Max?

The new Hilti Intumescent firestop sealant FS-ONE MAX is an improved version of the popular Firestop sealant FS-ONE. It still includes the reliable features of the FS-ONE but now provides for better handling and longer shelf life.

Is Hilti FS-one paintable?

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It is generally not recommended to paint over FSONE as it can affect the performance of the firestopping material. Although, where is explicitly allowed in the local firestop approvals, a thin layer of water based acrylic paint may be applied.

Is FS-One Max paintable?

Hilti High-performance intumescent firestop sealant FS-ONE MAX. Water-based and paintable.

Where are Hilti firestop manufactured?

Our plant in Kaufering, Germany manufactures motors, premium drill bits, anchor channels, bonded anchors and firestop products.

What UL 1479?

The UL 1479 tests required by Underwriters Laboratories determine the ability of a firestop system to stop the spread of fire, smoke, and water through a fire-rated barrier in the event of a fire and for how long a period of time.

Which is better Milwaukee or Hilti?

Our Verdict. Once again, Milwaukee is superior to the Hilti in just about every way imaginable. The Hilti is a little bit more affordable this time, but they’re so close in price that you might not even count the difference. But they’re worlds apart when it comes to performance, securing Milwaukee another win.

What company owns Hilti?

Martin-Hilti-Familien-TreuhandgesellschaftHilti / Parent organization

What is F and T rating?

F & T Ratings
The F rating indicates how long, in hours, a firestop system has successfully prevented the passage of a fire. A two-hour F rating means the firestop system prevented fire spread for two hours. The T rating is a measure of the thermal conductivity of a firestop system.

What does 1 hour fire rating mean?

A “one-hour” fire rating is given to an assembly consisting of various building materials that can resist the exposure of a standardized fire exposure for one hour.

Is Hilti Lifetime warranty?

Manufacturing defect: It is very rare for our tools to have a manufacturing defect but if it happens – Hilti has a lifetime warranty for manufacturing defects.

Does Hilti own Milwaukee?

Techtronic Industries Co Ltd (TTI) As it turns out, TTI owns Milwaukee Tool and a host of other power tool companies. It also licenses the RIDGID* and RYOBI names for cordless power tools (Emerson owns RIDGID).

What does Hilti mean?

Hilti stands for quality, innovation and direct customer relationships. About 32,000 employees around the world, in more than 120 countries, contribute to making work on construction sites simpler, faster and safer while inspiring customers every single day.

Where do you apply fire caulking?

In general, fire caulking is necessary in areas that are the most combustible. Every building owner should examine their property for areas that are an increased hazard if a fire were to occur. When checking for vulnerable areas, look for joints or penetrations where fire may escape a certain.

What is an L rating?

The L-rating is the amount of air (or cold smoke) that can leak through a penetration and the number indicates the amount of air in cubic feet per minute. L-ratings are tested with a differential pressure of 0.30 inches water column (75 Pa) at 75 oF and at 400 oF.

How many layers of drywall do I need for 1 hour fire rating?

3. For Retrofit/Remodel Projects – In lieu of specific documentation for the original structure, the Building Department may accept installation of (2) layers of 5/8” Type X drywall at one side of wall, floor/ceiling, or roof assemblies to provide the required one-hour fire rating between adjacent dwelling units.

How thick is a 1 hour fire rated wall?

5/8 inches
The most common fire rated drywall is known as type X, which is 5/8 inches thick, placed on each side of 2 by 4 or 2 by 6 inch wood studs and has a minimum fire rating of 1 hour.

Do you have to register Hilti tools?

If a tool is not repairable and a replacement tool is sent from the TSC, the new tool needs to be registered in ON!

How long is Hilti guarantee?

lifetime warranty
Manufacturing defect: It is very rare for our tools to have a manufacturing defect but if it happens – Hilti has a lifetime warranty for manufacturing defects.

Is Hilti a good brand?

Hilti is well-known in the construction industry as a concrete professional’s go-to tool company. Hilti tools have an excellent reputation for performance and warranty service. Our Hilti tool reviews take all of that into account and compare that against the competitive tool landscape.

How thick should fire caulk be?

A 5⁄8-inch depth of firestop sealant is all that is required to protect most applications.

How do you smooth fire caulk?

How to Get Smooth Caulk Joints – YouTube

What is an F rating in firestop?

The F rating of a firestop assembly indicates the duration for which the firestop assembly will prevent the passage of smoke and flame, but does not include limiting the rise of temperature on the un-exposed side.

What is F rating in fire stopping?

8.2. 1 Firestop systems shall be considered as meeting the requirements for an F rating if it remains in the opening during the fire test for the rating period without permitting passage of flame through openings, or the occurrence of flaming on any element of the unexposed side of the firestop system.

Does fire rated drywall need to be taped?

To recap, joints in fire-rated gypsum board systems are typically required to be finished with tape and joint treatment, and fasteners are required to be spotted with joint treatment.

Can you screw into a fire rated wall?

Yes, screws may be used as an alternative to nails in fire rated assemblies, but must be substituted one for one with the head diameter and length equal or greater than required for the nails. Spacing of the screws can be no greater than that of the nails.