Download PDF version (347.3k) Log In or Register to view the full article as a PDF document.

Image

No-Fuss Fire Tape. Flame Fighter is a self-adhesive fire tape that needs no joint compound to make unfinished walls code-compliant. The maker says it satisfies IRC requirements (Section R321.1) for one-hour fire-rated assemblies using wood or steel framing and meets Canadian standards for two-hour walls. The tape is meant for sealing tight joints (1„4 inch maximum) on wall surfaces only — it’s not rated for ceilings. A 250-foot roll (with a plastic applicator knife included) costs $23. EZ-Taping System, 800/721-8273, e-ztape.com