IMPORTANT NOTICE: FireCrunch MgO Board FCA is a “Non-Metal Corrosive”, MgO “Sulphate” Board (MgOS4), Australian NATA Labs Certified, Click Here for Non Chloride Non Corrosive Content Certificate.

Calcium Silicate Board

Calcium Silicate Board

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.

Are you in need of a highly durable and reliable fire resistant calcium silicate board?

We have the perfect solution for you. FireCrunch is a leading provider of cost-effective sustainable magnesium oxide resistant building boards that can be used for both interior and exterior construction. FCA (MgO) boards are lighter weight and cut drill and rout very fast with timber tools We provide you with an all in one solution where our high-quality building boards are fire, water, flooding, impact, sound, termite, and mould resistant. Easy to use and lightweight, FireCrunch calcium silicate board is excellent for all your commercial and residential property construction needs, internal fire separation walls, boundary walls, fencing interior and exterior cladding, ceilings and floors with high loading Tongue and Groove flooring.

Our FireCrunch MgO board is a superior alternative to calcium silicate board being a modern, ultra-lightweight, rigorously tested building board made from an environmentally responsible manufacturing process. FireCrunch is completely free of Asbestos, toxins, including formaldehyde, silica, asbestos, heavy metals, no metal corrosive Magnesium Chloride and organic solvents. This means it is safe for health in all areas and our MgO board helps further with no mould and bacteria growth. We care about the environment and have determined to reduce carbon dioxide Co2 emission output in manufacture.

We use minimal wood in the production process (3%) and our Calcium Silicate board is 100% recyclable 45% is recovered burnt magnesium oxide 45%. We have specifically designed our FCA MgO range to be impervious to termites as it is one of the biggest issues for Australian home owners in protecting expensive timber framing.

With a high resistance to fire 90 minutes at 1200⁰C as well as the ability to withstand a whole range of other Australian climatic conditions, you can now have the peace of mind you deserve when you choose FireCrunch. Our building board can be used for walls, floors, ceilings, wet areas, fences boundary walls and many other settings, easy to use and easy to install. Contact us today at FireCrunch to find out more information about our FCA board range and how we can best help you with your needs.

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


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Calcium Silicate Board

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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