September Meeting

  • 28 Sep 2017
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Maggiano's Little Italy - Domain
  • 6

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Fire Protection Technology for Commercial/Industrial and Petrochemical Facilities

Presented By: Sean Younger, Carboline


An introduction into the commercial/industrial and petrochemical fireproofing markets. It will outline the challenges faced in the fireproofing industry regarding relevant building codes, testing requirements, and fire protection standards. It will discuss the importance of having the right materials for the different types of exposures. Detail the components of fire protection systems including primers, lath / mesh attachment, topcoats/sealers. Review shop and field application of materials. Discuss steps required to select the best fire protection solution as it relates to system requirements for surface preparation and protection against corrosion under fireproofing.


Sean Younger has been involved in the development, testing and marketing of fireproofing products since 2000. He has gained 16 years of technical experience with both cementitious and intumescent fireproofing materials while working with Nu-Chem, Inc. and the Carboline Company. He has provided extensive technical sales support for many domestic and international fireproofing projects around the world, including offshore and onshore petrochemical, and many light industrial and commercial applications. For the last 4 years he has been involved in commercial and petrochemical fireproofing products sales and marketing for the Carboline Company.

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