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Fire Resistant Board

Fire Resistant Board

Here at FireCrunch, we are your number one choice for fire resistant board materials that are not only environmentally friendly, but can be used for multiple applications. As a proudly Australian owned and operated company, we understand the importance and need for a highly fire proof and fire resistant board for modern construction that can be used for both residential and commercial properties. We focus our efforts on providing a range of products that will help protect Australian homes and properties from fires and other unforeseen events. We also care about our planet and the environment which is why we are committed to an eco-friendly manufacturing process.

As well as fire proof, FireCrunch is highly durable and strong with impact resistance. It will last four times longer than standard building boards, where replacement and maintenance is never an issue. Being a fire resistant board with superior quality, only the finest materials are used in the production process. Our fire resistant board is made from a composition of magnesium oxide which is a recyclable salt mineral. FireCrunch has the qualities of timber but with no combustibility and no flame out. Our fire resistant board can be easily installed and no special tools are required.

Even though our fire resistant board is more expensive than that of paper liner plasterboard, the significant labour cost reduction of up to 70% is well worth the switch! Multiple layers of plasterboard are required, while only one sheet of our fire resistant board is needed. With multiple applications, FireCrunch is applicable in all forms of fire rated and non-fire rated construction in areas such as wall cladding, flooring, ceilings, roofing, and more. Choose FireCrunch today and discover the difference!

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

 

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Fire Resistant Board

Quick Reference Topics


  • Fire resistant to extremely high temperatures (1200ºC).
  • Meets BAL FZ and up to FRL 90/90/90.
  • Non-combustible (AS/NZS 3837).
  • Non-asbestos, 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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Fire
1.5 hours 1 x 10mm sheet.

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

Acoustics
Rw 62 AS/717.1 (see report certification).

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

Handling
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).

Strength
10 x Stronger than Plaster Board.

Eco-Friendly
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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