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BAL 40 Cladding

BAL 40 Cladding

IMPORTANT NOTICE: FireCrunch MgO Board FCA is a “Non-Metal Corrosive”, MgO “Sulphate” Board (MgSO4), Australian NATA Labs Certified, Click Here for Non Chloride Non Corrosive Content Certificate.

Here at FireCrunch, we are an industry leading supplier of second to none BAL 40 cladding at cost-effective prices for both residential and commercial properties. Our XCLAD range provides highly durable and reliable cladding to ensure safety. With a strong commitment to protecting homes and buildings from fire, we have quickly become the smart and dependable choice for BAL 40 cladding that can withstand a number of conditions.

FireCrunch BAL 40 and BAL FZ cladding is resistant to:

  • Fire
  • Water
  • Impact
  • Mould
  • Sound
  • Termite
  • Not only can our BAL 40 and BAL FZ cladding resist a number of elements, it is also environmentally friendly. FireCrunch is non-toxic and manufactured from a unique Magnesium Oxide (MgO) composite that allows its resistance to fire and the other elements. With an innovative design and produced to sustain the environment made from the finest materials, FireCrunch is a multi-beneficial and multi-purpose cladding board.

    Fire resistance

    At FireCrunch, we exclusively focus on CSIRO fire rated and NATA tested BAL 40 cladding that meets and exceed the certifications with the aim to protect buildings to our full potential. Our cladding boards have been rigorously tested and tried to ensure the highest level of quality. With FRL 90 90 90, FireCrunch is ideal for bushfire prone areas well over the required AS 3959 standard FRL 30 30 30.

    Customer service

    As a proudly Australian owned and operated company, FireCrunch acknowledges the absolute need for premium BAL 40 cladding. When making a direct comparison against plasterboards and conventional building boards, nothing can compare to FireCrunch. As a team, we strive only to provide the best and our representatives are more than happy to help you out with your purchase depending on your project.

    Suitable for modern construction, FireCrunch has got your building solution needs covered.

    Call us on 1300 933 102 or email sales@firecrunch.com.au for updated information and pricing checks.


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    BAL 40 Cladding

Quick Reference Topics

  • Fire resistant to extremely high temperatures (1200ºC).
  • Meets BAL FZ and up to FRL 90/90/90.
  • Non-combustible (AS 1530.1) and smoke release AS/3837.
  • Fire Tested (AS 1530.4/2016)
  • 30,60 90 Minute fire resistance
  • Non-asbestos, NATA Australian certification.
  • Resistant to flooding and prolonged water emersion.
  • Resistant to bacteria moisture, humidity, mould and mildew.
  • Completely resistant to termites and insects.
  • Low thermal conductivity ~0.44 (W/mk).
  • Higher R values than plasterboard.
  • Less expensive, eliminates multiple layers of plasterboard for high FRL.


Australian Standards (Certificated in Australia)

See certifications:

1.5 hours 1 x 10mm sheet.

10 times stronger than plasterboard, load bearing 55kN (1.5 hrs) at 1200⁰C (see CSIRO fire test report).

Rw 62 AS/717.1 (see report certification).

Nil content test AS 4964 R and U value (see Tech info charts).

Cuts, saws, drills, routs, with timber tools, power gun screwing, massive time saving on installation

Labour cost benefits
FireCrunch Requires 1 sheet each side for FRL up to FRL 90/90/90 (p/ board needs 3 layers 13mm each side).

10 x Stronger than Plaster Board.

95% less Co2 Emission than Plaster Board

CSIRO Logo FireCrunch has been fire tested by Australia’s
highest testing authority, the CSIRO.

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