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.

MgO Board Australia

MgO board in Australia

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.

Fire Crunch Australia (FCA) is not only an industry leading supplier of Australian FIRE tested and approved fire resistant MgO board but is your number one choice when it comes to durable and highly effective building cladding and flooring boards providing safety and security under Australian Fire testing standards NATA/. CSIRO AS 1530.4-2005/16. Lighter weight, lower costs and 50% less material and labour required.

FCA provides the safety and security needed in all fire related situations.

Cost-effective and used in modern construction, FireCrunch MgO board in Australia is 45% recycled waste Oxide and the amazing Magnesium Sulphate (MgSO4) bonders which eliminates any metal corrosion.

Specifiers and buyers of fire resistant MgO board should be wary, as much of the product from China is bonded with magnesium oxide and chloride ( MgChl2) which can cause major corrosion on metal if not carefully sealed and membraned.

All FCA products in Australia use MgO and only Magnesium Sulphate (MgSO4) as the bonders, with no corrosive chloride and eliminating any form of metal corrosion.

FireCrunch in a single 10mm sheet meets AS1530.4-2005 FRL 90/90/90 and in bush fire areas, meets the maximum BAL FZ Flame Zone.

FCA is some 8 to 10 times stronger than Fire rated plaster board and Fire tested Fyrechek plasterboard, and contains no toxic chemicals.

As a 21st century fire proof MgO board in Australia it is non-comparable to plasterboard, FireCrunch is compliant with Australian and BCA building standards with a Fire Resistance Level (FRL) of 90/90/90.

Made from a composition of magnesium oxide, non-organic minerals, bonders and fiber mesh composites, FCA MgO board in Australia is ultra-lightweight suitable for modern construction in both homes and Hi rise residential and commercial properties.

FireCrunch MgO board is completely free from harmful toxins, and is anti bacterial making it the perfect solution for hospitals and schools. With a strong MgO board in Australia, FireCrunch is resistant to warping and deterioration when it contact with water. No replacement is required after flooding and all you need to do it simply unscrew, dry it out, sugar soap wash, and then repaint.

We care about our planet and the environment, which is why we only supply an eco-friendly MgO board in Australia. We have successfully minimised our Carbon Dioxide output to 5%, which allows for a future proof, strong, and ethical cycle to be maintained throughout all constructions. FCA MgO board in Australia represents a 45% recycled magnesium oxide waste product, providing maximum fire resistance. Our fire rated building boards can be used for interior and exterior application and is very easy to use and install. SPECIFY FireCrunch Today!

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Quick Reference Topics

  • Fire resistant to extremely high temperatures (1200ºC).
  • Meets BAL FZ and up to FRL 90/90/90.
  • Non-combustible (AS 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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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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