Flame retardant coatings are a type of coating that is designed to slow or prevent the spread of flames in the event of a fire. Firetect and Rosco are companies that offer fire protection solutions, including flame retardant coatings and saturants. Firetect offers Class A, intumescent flame retardant coatings that expand when exposed to high heat or flames. This layer slows the spread of fire and prevents it from reaching the substrate. Rosco's Flamex line of flame retardant coatings is specifically designed for use on scenery and other theatrical materials. Flamex coatings are easy to use, non-toxic, and provide a Class A fire rating.This layer slows the spread of fire and prevents it from reaching the substrate. Intumescent coatings are commonly used on steel structures, such as building columns, to provide fire protection. Firetect and Rosco both offer intumescent flame retardant coatings for a range of materials, providing an essential safety measure in preventing fires and protecting buildings and occupants.