Nullifire SC902 was selected for the 120 min fire rating of the structural steel columns for the Parramatta Police Station project. Works were carried out onsite with the glass curtain wall in place. Even though access was restricted, the applicators were still able to provide a good level of finish. The columns were exposed to view and thus were top sealed to provide an aesthetically pleasing finish.
Work was completed with little fuss and no impact on other trades, a signature of SC902.
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