Nano fire retardant paints helps that fire does not spread in case of fire in buildings, stages and also in factory. Therefore it is one of the most efficient measures to prevent fire spreading rapidly, as it contributes flames and smoke not to spread. Fire retardant paint is essential especially when it comes to residential buildings, since containing fire allows people inside the building to have more time to leave it.
It is important to differentiate fire retardant paints from intumescent paints. The first one avoid the spread of flame, while the second one reacts when there is an increase in temperature in the building by swelling and creating thick layer of foam that insulate the, elements that cover it, containing the fire and preventing it from damaging the structure of the building.