Press Releases

Fireshell and StructureSaver press releases are available for download in PDF format.

October 22, 2009 Waterbury, CT

ICP Building Solutions Group FIRESHELL® —First coatings with individual approvals to ICC AC377 on open, closed cell and soy foams. Press release

August 12, 2008 Waterbury, CT

FIRESHELL® Coating—Worlds first I.B.C. Compliant Thermal Barrier Coating Spray Foam Insulation:FIRESHELL® used over sprayfoam insulation. Spray Foam Magazine press release

March 2007 Waterbury, CT

ICP Building Solutions Group announces it’s latest new fire safety product for the Building industries: NON-FLAMMABLE barrier coatings for interior AND exterior wall assemblies. This revolutionary new coating is non toxic, zero VOC and can be brushed, sprayed, or rolled on to a host of substrates to provide ASTM E119 approved fire barrier and more importantly zero smoke capabilities. press release

February 2007 Waterbury, CT

On the coat tails of achieving Class A ratings for foam, ICP Building Solutions Group announces It’s Firestable spray PU foam has passed E119 ratings for the building industry. press release

January 2007 Waterbury, CT

ICP Building Solutions Group announces it’s latest new fire safety product for the building industry: non-flammable barrier coatings for insulative Polyurethane foams. press release


Customized Thermal/Ignition Barrier Coatings Meet Spray Foam Market Challenges

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Customized thermal / ignition barrier coatings meet the challenges posed by a highly differentiated spray polyurethane foam market. READ ARTICLE

Single Application Thermal Barrier Coating Over Spray Foam Passes NFPA 286 Test

Bayseal® CC approved with Fireshell® BMS-TC coating as a thermal barrier solution.
Elmendorf , TX – June 10, 2011: Bayseal® CC closed cell foam with ICP Group’s Fireshell® BMS TC intumescent coating has successfully passed the NFPA 286 full scale room corner test for use over spray polyurethane foam, adding to ICP Group’s already diverse portfolio of accepted systems over a multitude of foams. READ ARTICLE

Spray Foam and Intumescent Coatings Solve Water Treatment Plant Problem

ICP Group Fireshell® intumescent coating overcome big challenge for 10,000 sq. ft. water treatment tank project. READ ARTICLE

Thermal Coatings..Cheaper Than Sheetrock

Spray Foam Finally Gets a Price Competitive Edge Against Fiberglass Insulation and Batting Valid or not, more and more inspectors are requiring a thermal barrier in places that have historically only required an ignition barrier. READ ARTICLE

Even Police Need Protection!

Greenwich, Connecticut Police Department Specifies Spray Foam Wall Insulation and ICP Group Building Code Compliant Fire Protection Coatings. READ ARTICLE

ICP Group on

ICP Group introduced the FireShell® Thermal Barrier coating, described as an ultra-thin-film, paint-on thermal barrier for urethane foam. The product is reported to successfully pass the IBC-compliant NFPA 286 full-scale Room Fire Test. READ ARTICLE

Worlds first I.B.C. Compliant Thermal Barrier Coating for Spray Foam Insulation

ICP Group has introduced the first UTF(Ultra thin film) paint-on thermal barrier for urethane foam to successfully pass the IBC compliant NFPA 286 full scale Room Fire Test. READ ARTICLE

Fire Safety With Specialty Coatings

Fire protection has been recognized as a crucial part of public and commercial building design for decades. Following the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, increased attention has been focused on the need to ensure that adequate fire protection is incorporated and maintained in buildings where large numbers of people might be present. READ ARTICLE

Composites Industry Monthly May 07 – ICP Group Bringing Improved FST to Composites

ICP Group is a young research and development company focused on the creation of fire-retardant, low cost, and environmentally safe coatings, plastics, thermally insulative foams. READ ARTICLE