February 21, 2003
Fire Safety Products - Fire Retardants for Building and Construction Industry
International Barrier Technology Inc. (OTC BB: IBTGF ) is positioned as an economical alternative in the Fire Retardants Industry with its patented Blazeguard® and Pyrotite products, with applications for the building industry. Current markets include multi-family roof deck applications, the thermal barrier for structural insulated panels, commercial roof deck applications, fire-rated wall assemblies and specialty markets.
About Pyrotite: Pyrotite is an inorganic, cementicious compound that acts as a non-combustible shield between fire and wood. The compound binds water in a molecular bond, which is released during the heat of a fire. The water acts as a cooling vapor, absorbing and cooling the heat of the fire.
About Blazeguard®: Blazeguard® is a composite fire rated panel, composed of a coating of Pyrotite, having a minimum thickness of 0.06 inches adhered to a layer for structural sheathing a minimum of 3/8 inches thick.
About International Barrier: International Barrier Technology Inc. (OTC BB: IBTGF) is a publicly traded manufacturing and marketing company. International Barrier has been involved in the research, development and sales of fire rated building products since 1986. The Company is positioning itself to increase market share within the Fire Protection Materials Industry with its proprietary products.
For more information on the company and its products, please visit them at www.intlbarrier.com.
For investor relations, please contact
ECON Investor Relations
Dawn L. Van Zant
Toll Free: (800) 665-0411