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McConnells/Nullifire Technical Support

McConnells and Nullifire’s fully trained contract support engineers are available to assist in management and schedule planning to meet project time scales. They can also provide on-site inspection to ensure correct application or installation of all Nullifire products. This dedicated service compliments our office based Technical Services Department which deals with any projects specific enquiries.

All Nullifire products are backed by full technical information including:

  • Material loading tables for System S products (3rd Party accreditation by Certifire)
  • Application and installation data sheets
  • Materials safety data sheets
  • Certifire product assessments
  • Calculation by McConnells on the basis of steel schedules from Bills of Quantity to calculate material loadings
  • Fire Stopping Installation drawings

Expert support and assistance is available for every stage of the project, from product selection at the design stage and specification to installation advice and verification.

Key services available to all our customers and specifiers include:

  • Design stage support service
  • Specification service
  • Full take off-services: Calculating optimum material requirements and loadings
  • Fire engineering support, including project specific fire tests
  • Technical services desk
  • Regular site visits on major projects
  • Site inspection, verification and product Declaration
  • Application and installation training (On-site, in-house or at customer premises)
  • Primer and top seal compatibility checking
  • On-site adhesion and primer checks
  • Fire Stopping Surveys and schedules
  • Fire Stopping solutions, including Fire Engineering Judgements
  • Architect and Main Contractor presentations

McConnells and Nullifire pride themselves on being able to provide the full service from design, specification to installation guidance and quality sign-off. From quality assurance at point of manufacture, through to verification of application or installation at point of use on the complete Nullifire product range, we endeavor to provide a standard second to none.

On completion of each project McConnells will provide certification as follows:

Certification to be completed by the Intumescent Painting Contractor on the strict basis that the finalised paint quantities for this job/bill/contract per McConnells loading schedules have been applied for this specific contract.

Certification to be completed by McConnells, following receipt of the Intumescent Painting Contractor’s certificate referred to above, on the strict basis that the finalised paint quantities for this job/bill/contract per McConnells loading schedules have been purchased for this job/bill/contract:

For all your passive fire protection needs please contact McConnells for further details and assistance:

Tel: 0535-1-2822877 E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

A significant element of business activity relates to the technical development of products and technical service in new and on-going applications. Over time the Company has gained substantial knowledge in our core business areas and has strong relationships with its Principals who are specialists in their own product applications.

As a consequence McConnells can provide consultancy services in the Paints, Adhesives and Static Elimination areas.


McConnells can provide advisory Paint Consultancy services across the public and private sectors. Our Consultants can:

Undertake paint surveys, inspection and failure investigation, including chemical analysis of products. Provide specifications for applications to meet client’s specific and defined requirements. Provide loading schedules to Architects for Steelwork to meet Fire regulations. Inspect and audit the application of Intumescent paint to ensure that the correct loadings have been applied to specification. Assist with pre-qualification submissions from and the selection of Painting Contractors. Carry out technical audits of contractors prior to contract award and conduct independent on-site surveys.


McConnells can provide advisory Adhesives Consultancy services across public and private sectors. Our Consultants can:

Test bonds, assess bonding procedures and application equipment for liquid based and Hot Melt adhesives. Undertake failure investigations, including chemical analysis of products. Recommend adhesives and application equipment for new operations

Static Elimination

Equipment McConnells provides advisory Static Elimination Consultancy services across various sectors, especially high speed lines involving plastics.

Our Consultants can:

Undertake site surveys and measure static problems. Prepare reports highlighting the issues and recommend solutions to eliminate the problems.

Services for Architects

McConnells and our Principals Consultants are available to conduct seminars and suggest suitable systems for each individual project's requirements.

In addition, McConnells can

Offer demonstrations of our paints on test areas on site at the Architects request.

Offer the services of Keim’s in-house consultancy in colour design for facade and interior projects.

Services for applicators

McConnells Consultants will help to see each project through to its end by training applicators on how to apply our products and by offering on-going advice on quality control on-site.