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Nordic Fire Protection

Nordic Wood’s Sister Company Nordic Fire supply fire protection for projects in the UK and abroad. If your cabin or any other property needs to be ugraded then get in touch on 01932 354 293. Our most popular intumescent paint and coatings are below, but for more information visit

Scantim ES/VFR Fire Retardant

The ES/VFR System offers a clear or white coating

Suitable for upgrading wood and wood related surfaces to comply with Class 0 and Class 1 of UK Building Regulations. The ES/VFR system is suitable for use over most substrates, including new timber, bamboo, chipboard, hardboard, MDF, melamine-faced board, veneerfaced non-fire rated MDF, etc. It can also be applied over existing paints and varnishes (see application details). Tested to BS476 Part 6 & 7. Average drying time from 20 minutes to 2 hours, dependent on substrate, temperature and humidity.

Fire Performance

The ES/VFR system has been tested on a number of substrates to satisfy BS 476 Parts 6 & 7 and Class 0 and Class 1 of the UK Building Regulations.
Tested at BTTG Fire Technology Services March 2007.
The Coating has also been tested to comply with Classification B/S1/d0 of European Standard EN13501 Parts EN13823: 2002 single burn test (SBI) and EN11925-2 2002 ignitability.


  • Economical application to meet UK Building Regulations.
  • Water based and environmental friendly
  • Quick drying and UV protection
  • Easy to combine with other products for primer and top-coat.

Scantim HW Intumescent paint

The HW System offers a clear (HW02) or white (HW01) coating
Designed to upgrade new and existing timber substrates, offering up to 30 or 60 minutes of fire protection to meet UK Building Regulations for timber and timber related products, according to substrate, type of timber and thickness. Contact us for technical help and further information. The system can be applied on new substrates and over existing paint and varnishes. Tested to BS 476, Part 22 (1987)

Fire Performance

The HW range has been tested on a number of substrates to satisfy Class 0 and Class 1 of UK Building Regulations. It has also been tested to enhance the fire protection rating of wooden substrates, to achieve a fire resistance of 30 & 60 minutes integrity and insulation. It is also tested to 60 minutes integrity on loaded floor beams in wood. In addition to UK testing this coating system now complies with classification A1-B/S1/d0 of European Standard EN13501, Parts EN13823: 2002 single burn test (SBI) and EN11925-2 2002 ignitability.


  • Allows existing wood to be upgraded to comply with building regulation
  • Easy application
  • Environmental friendly
  • Clear coating for refurbishment project without changing character of object.
  • Upgrading old doors to fire doors

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The end to end process Nordic offer is very professional; being a family run business they take their customers very seriously and we were very satisfied with the result. Thanks Olaf and the team!

MR&Mrs Kelly Twickenham

Everyone I have been in contact with at Nordic Wood was a real pleasure to deal with. Tess and Olaf were patient in answering my many questions and the carpenters were all extremely polite, cheerful and professional.

Dara, London

From the first phone call to discuss our requirements, through several site visits to assess if our plans were viable, and on to construction and finishing I have nothing but praise for the company and those involved in it. 

Mike, Surrey

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