Fire safety FireCrunch for Bushfire zone buildings

We are the leading provider of high performance building boards which are fire, water, impact, resistant boards. You can make use of our fire safety and environmental friendly boards in your construction activities. Our FireCrunch fire tested building board Gold coast area  are suitable for both commercial and residential buildings as they are safe and durable. We stock an array of non-combustible fire safety building boards.

FireCrunch is a fire safe building board tested by the CSIRO for fire, and by Clearsafe NSW a NATA accredited laboratory in Australia for non asbestos content compliance

FireCrunch is certified under AS1530.4-2014 (C1..C19)-/ 2025 (see certifications for FIRE, ACOUSTICS, ASBESTOS and LOAD BEARING.

FireCrunch have specially designed these boards for insulation where you require a high class fire rating on floor, wall and other ceiling applications. Our building boards are strong, lightweight boards which are certified for construction providing a top level of fire protection and home fire protection. You can make use of our products in various fire resisting and also general purpose building applications in the 10 classes of the BCA .

Green product

Our FireCrunch boards are relatively lighter in weight, so you can handle them easily during your construction. Our FireCrunch fire tested building boards compete with fire tested plasterboard . For those who are concerned with the environment FireCrunch is only a 5% contributor of CO2 in magnesium oxide board production sometimes referred to as MgO building board.

FireCrunch is very  suitable for Hospitals medical centres and school projects apart from high-rise residential construction.

A speciality of our fire tested building board Gold Coast is they are simple to fix and work, resistant to the effects of moisture, easy to decorate and will not decay or rot. We provide world class products meeting Australian tested standards that are reinforced with selected fillers and fibres.

It is designed as CO2 neutral and does not contain formaldehyde asbestos or any toxic chemicals . Our green product uses only a small amount of timber chip in its manufacturing process. Our environmental building board is sustainable and also allows you to cut, drill, plane, rout  like timber. When compared to fire tested plaster board FireCrunch is clearly the environmental building board  ECO product.

Bush fire safety

Bushfire is one of the major challenges for the community. Our fire tested building boards are beneficial in bushfire prone areas where bushfire building and bushfire safe building is a priority by regulation for home fire protection.

It will minimize risk to property as our boards are fire resistant. The fire safety FireCrunch board is best suited for building in Bushfire zones. Our range of long lasting Bushfire Safe Plasterboard Gold Coast for the buildings in Bushfire building and bushfire safe building in fire prone areas offers flexible of construction and designs and also they are cost effective. If you are a home owner in medium to high fire risk areas such as bushfire zones BAL 12.5 to BAL 40 and  BAL FZ Flame Zone, then you can protect your home by using our HOME FIRE PROTECTION,  fire resistant building board FireCrunch.

 FireCrunch has a smooth surface on one face with light textured sanded reverse face. Our products offer the proven and tested performance in your construction projects. To install our products, you can get our instruction manuals that are available on our website. So download it for your reference before installing our products. The FireCrunch Fire tested building board has the best impact resistance; making it fit for almost all commercial and industrial applications. Our Gyprock Alternative Gold Coast building boards help you to develop a moisture resistant wall lining and ceiling system for high humidity atmosphere.

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  • (ATL) Accredited Testing Laboratory -NATA.

  • Fire resistant to extremely high temperatures (1200ºC).

  • Meets AS 3959 BAL FZ and more, up to FRL 90/90/90.

  • Non-combustible (AS 1530.1) valid 2029 (ATL) NATA CSIRO.

  • NCC 2022 C1 TO C19 AS1530.4 2014 – NCC 2022.

  • NCC C2.2, C2.6, CLD9, C2D11 and others under NCC 2022 Fire Hazards.

  • Smoke and heat release AS3837 NATA CSIRO (ATL).

  • 30, 60, 90 and 120 minute fire resistance in load and non-load bearing tests.

  • Timber and steel fire tested (AS1530.4-2014) valid 2029 NATA CSIRO (ATL).

  • AS5367 Resistance to Incipient Spread of Fire/Flashover.

  • Non-asbestos, AS4964 (ACL) NATA Labs 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.

  • (RISF) Resistance to Incipient Spread of Fire and Flashover (AS5637 CSIRO) ATL.

  • Lowest CO2 pollutive 5% vs. plasterboard 95%.


See Certifications

FRL 90/90/90 1 x 10mm sheet EACH SIDE STEEL FRAMES FRL 60/60/60 1 x 10mm sheet PER SIDE TIMBER FRAMES

10 times stronger than plasterboard.
LOAD BEARING 55kN (1.5 hrs) at 1000⁰C (see CSIRO fire test report).

Rw 62 AS 717.1 (See Certifications)

Nil content test AS 4964 Nil Chloride
R and U value (See Certifications).

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 (FyrChek needs 3 layers 13mm each side) or 2 layers 16mm.

10 x Stronger than plasterboard density 1.15g/cm3.

95% less CO2 emission than plasterboard