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BAL 40

BAL 40

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 provider of BAL 40 building boards that are extremely fire resistant and environment friendly. As a proudly Australian owned and operated company, we acknowledge the absolute importance of highly reliable and durable building materials. Our BAL 40 and BAL FZ building boards have been CSIRO fire tested and approved, offering peace of mind to our Australia wide customers, knowing that they are protected from flames in an event of a fire. With second to none certifications and a competitive price to match, FireCrunch has quickly become the top choice.

In Australia, there are widely varying weather conditions with 8 climatic zones and homes now than ever are in need of protection from unexpected bushfires. FireCrunch fire resistant building board is the only cost-effective answer for new and renovating home owners in bushfire BAL 40 and BAL FZ areas. Our range of products have multiple uses whether it is for an interior or exterior are, or residential or commercial properties. Our BAL 40 and BAL FZ building boards are non-comparable to conventional plasterboards and are eight to ten times stronger. FireCrunch BAL 40 building boards also last four times longer than standard building materials due to its composition of Magnesium Oxide (MgO) combined with special IP composites and compounds.

We care about the environment and are committed to an environmentally responsible manufacturing process. As a result of using sustainable materials to produce our BAL 40 building boards, we have significantly reduced our carbon footprint. Our fire resistant building boards are 100% recyclable and can withstand a large number of conditions. FireCrunch is impervious to termites, soundproof, water, impact, mould and bacteria resistant. With an all in one solution, FireCrunch has got all your construction needs covered with our BAL 40 and BAL FZ building boards.

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


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BAL 40

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)

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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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