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BAL FZ Cladding

BAL FZ 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.

Our all in one FireCrunch BAL FZ cladding is perfect for both interior and exterior protection allows for a highly durable and cost-effective solution for residential and commercial properties in need of protection from fires. Your search ends here for second to none bushfire building BAL FZ cladding materials that are fire resistant and fire proof under the bushfire code AS 1530.8.2 and AS 3959. With years of experience within the building and construction industry with a focus on protecting lives and homes, we have uniquely designed an environmentally friendly product range for bushfire prone areas. FireCrunch is the solution to your Bushfire construction needs.

Compared to plasterboard and other standard building materials, FireCrunch BAL FZ cladding is virtually a carbon neutral product, significantly reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 95%. It is through the development and testing stages with the CSIRO that has allowed us to produce highly reliable BAL FZ cladding through an eco-friendly production process. Our BAL FZ cladding has a Fire Resistance Level of 90 90 90 three times the requirements of bushfires and can withstand temperatures of up to 1200⁰C. FireCrunch is made from Magnesium Oxide (MgO) and non-metal corrosive mag sulphate (MgSO4) which cuts and fixes easily with timber tools, speeding the installation process with no pre-drilling required.

CSIRO tested and approved, our BAL FZ cladding is completely asbestos free and safe for health concern areas. Our building boards are also water resistant, sound, mould, bacteria and termite proof. A multipurpose solution for all types of construction needs and highly recommended for bushfire and flooding prone areas. For the multinational corporation to the small home builder, our BAL FZ cladding has been custom engineered as a product designed to meet all Australia’s unique climatic conditions. Stop wasting your time on second rate cladding when FireCrunch has got you covered. Choose FireCrunch today.

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BAL FZ 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)

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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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