عنوان مقاله [English]
Due to the importance of fire resistant subject in the safety of buildings, the present article reviews on the various types of fire retardant coatings. These coatings are usually applied on architectural wall and metal structure for resisting against fire propagation. Fire retardant coatings are classified into two groups: fire retardant paints and mineral coatings. Fire retardant paints are divided to intumescent and non- intumescent paints. The resistance of fire retardant coatings is varied from 30 min to 4 h, depending on dried film thickness. This article studies on the different types of fire retardant coatings and their ingredients.