Silicates > as flame retardant

BTC’s potassium silicates are widely used in the building material and construction industry. Because of their high melting point they are used as high temperature-resistant binder.

Brands

Potassium silicates

Properties

BTC’s potassium silicates are aqueous solutions of alkali silicates. They help to reduce shrinkage on firing and have the property to bind inert material.

Applications

Potassium silicates are applied as flame retardants having intumescent and fire-resistant properties.