MONOKOTE® fireproofing

A lifesaving product critical for steel structures.

Fire protection isn't just a nice-thing to have in a steel-framed building—it's required by the Building Code. Monokote® is an industry-leading fireproofing material for skyscrapers and critical infrastructure. More than simply a code-compliant product, Monokote® brings with it over sixty years of proven performance in the field. It's easy for contractors to apply, and backed by worldwide technical and field support specialists from GCP. This ensures that no matter how a building gets built, Monokote® will offer the highest grade of performance.

Documents

MONOKOTE® Product Documents

Product Name Product Data Sheet
Monokote® MK-1000 HB
Product Data Sheet
Monokote® MK-6/HY®
Product Data Sheet
Monokote® Z-106/HY®
Product Data Sheet
Monokote® Z-146
Product Data Sheet
Monokote® Z-146PC
Product Data Sheet
Monokote® Z-146T
Product Data Sheet
Monokote® Z-156PC
Product Data Sheet

Guide Specifications

Product Name DOCX
Spray Applied Fireproofing Specifications
Products & Accessories

Products

  • Product Name
  • Description
  • Key Benefits
  • Applications Type
Monokote® MK-1000 HB
Description

MONOKOTE® MK-1000 HB is single component, spray applied, mill-mixed fire resistive plasters. It has approval for use on structural steel members and fluted decking to provide up to four hours of fire protection, and on flat plate cellular decking for up to three hours with Spatterkote® SK-3.

Key Benefits
  • Cost effective, high yield option for meeting the IBC bond strength requirements for Super High Rise Buildings
Application Type
  • For buildings greater than 420 feet tall
  • Interior locations
Monokote® MK-6/HY®
Description

MONOKOTE® MK-6® /HY® is single component, spray applied, mill-mixed fire resistive plasters.

Key Benefits
  • Proven in-place performance
  • Low in-place cost
  • Fast, efficient application
Application Type
  • For interior locations
  • Concealed conditions
Monokote® Z-106/HY®
Description

MONOKOTE® Z-106/HY® is Portland cement based cementitious fireproofing designed to meet specific commercial and industrial fire protection requirements on structural steel members, floor/ceiling and roof/ceiling assemblies.

Key Benefits
  • Durability
  • Moisture resistant
  • Quick set
  • Applicator friendly
Application Type
  • Interior locations
  • Exposed conditions to abrasion/moisture or buildings greater than 420 feet tall
Monokote® Z-146
Description

MONOKOTE® Z-146 high density cementitious fireproofing has been developed by GCP Applied Technologies to meet specialty, commercial and industrial fireproofing requirements.

Key Benefits
  • Factory pre-mixed
  • Non-toxic
  • Attractive finishes
Application Type
  • Interior or exterior locations
  • Exposed conditions subject to impact or continual moisture
Monokote® Z-146PC
Description

MONOKOTE® Z-146PC petrochemical grade cementitious fireproofing has been developed by GCP Applied Technologies to meet the harsh conditions found in petrochemical processing and refinery facilities.

Key Benefits
  • Fire tested
  • Durability
  • Application versatility
Application Type
  • Pipe racks
  • Vessel skirts
  • Other structural supports
Monokote® Z-146T
Description

MONOKOTE® Z-146T high density cementitious fireproofing has been developed by GCP Applied Technologies to meet specialty and industrial fireproofing requirements requiring greater resistance to harsh environmental conditions.

Key Benefits
  • Factory pre-mixed
  • Attractive finishes
  • Corrosion inhibition
Application Type
  • Roadway tunnels
  • Exterior environments
Monokote® Z-156PC
Description

MONOKOTE® Z-156PC petrochemical grade cementitious fireproofing has been developed by GCP Applied Technologies to meet the harsh conditions found in petrochemical processing and refinery facilities.

Key Benefits
  • Fire tested
  • Durability
  • Application versatility
  • Economical
Application Type
  • Pipe racks
  • Vessel skirts
  • Other structural supports
Overview

A global reputation for excellence

Based on its easy-to-use characteristics, global reputation and lengthy proven history, Monokote® has been employed in some of the world's biggest projects. The MGM City Center in Las Vegas, the world's largest privately-funded construction project, used over 500,000 bags of GCP fireproofing product. Likewise, the architects of Singapore's Keppel Bay Bridge, and New York City's own Freedom Tower, have each specified Monokote® products to keep their buildings safe.

What is Monokote®?

Monokote®, fireproofing backed by a global reputation, is a life-safety product designed to reduce the rate of temperature rise in steel or concrete in the event of a fire. This prolongs the structural integrity of the elements, which allows more people to leave a building in an emergency situation and gives first responders time to save the building.

Contractor friendly in a number of applications

Monokote® has been specifically designed to be contractor friendly. The materials are typically spray-applied and can be pumped easily into the upper floors of tall buildings. In addition to being less abrasive and less challenging to pump, users can also elect to inject Monokote® to vary set time and density of the material.

Designed to resist environmental extremes

Monokote® products include multiple formulations designed for a wide variety of applications. Monokote® products can be used on steel, concrete and even urethane surfaces, and comes in formulations designed to resist extremes of temperature, weather and industrial environments.

Tunnels, subways and petrochemical refineries all have unique environmental conditions and unique risks of fire—and they all have a Monokote® product designed specifically for those needs. Lastly, building codes specify different bond strengths and densities for fireproofing material based on building height. For each set of requirements, Monokote® provides a solution, for example Monokote® MK-1000, a product with a 1000 PSF bond strength designed for buildings over 420 feet (128 metres) tall.

Worldwide technical and field support

Every region around the world uses different steel and concrete products from different sources, using an array of building techniques. No matter how a skyscraper is getting built, we know a way to make Monokote® achieve maximum safety performance. Call upon our worldwide team of expert technical and field service providers to learn the best way to add Monokote® to your project.