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.





FireCrunch / Xclad FCA

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.

Easier handling, lighter weight and faster to fix using timber tools, longer life ZERO MAINTENANCE, added benefits, interior exterior applications high quality class 5 finish NO ADDITIONAL LININGS and wont crack on exterior joints.

Use a better sustainable product that is easy to install and has a range of additional long term, low cost maintenance benefits, that plaster board can’t provide in Impact, flooding, fire, termites, mould growth, and bacteria.

If you are tired of using hard to cut and fix Blueboard, Villaboard, Duraplank and other CFC cement cladding and flooring products that often need extra pre-drilling and cutting with water cooled and diamond tipped saw blades.

FireCrunch Xclad handles Fire, Flooding , Impact, Termites ( protects timber framing) eliminates mould mildew and bacteria can’t survive on FCA.


FireCrunch/ Xclad fire resistant building board for interior and exterior applications is the number one choice. This delivers the tradies answer in an all in one certificated multipurpose interior and exterior lining and cladding product. For walls, ceilings, floors, decking, eaves, soffits and boundary fire walls, plus wet areas, tile backer, shower recess, . You can tile, paint, render or bag it.

Fire Proof plaster board really does not exist in the sense of the word, fire rated plaster board has severe limitations requiring multiple layers of fire resistant plaster board to achieve 1 .5 hours of fire protection.

One layer of 10mm FireCrunch/ Xclad replaces up to 3 layers of 13mm and 2 layers of16mm plaster board in all fire applications and is certified with 10mm sheets in fire wall penetrations up to FRL 90/90/90.

Win more tenders when you quote using Fire FireCrunch/ Xclad FCA.

All impact adhesives work well with FireCrunch. Plaster setters can snap 10mm sheets just like plasterboard and use any proprietary brand of base and topping set with paper and fibre tapes.

Our internal 19mm Tongue and Groove (T&G) flooring and decking holds loadings of 6.1kN or 610 Kg /m2.

In installation treat FireCrunch just like plasterboard, it also comes with recessed edges for plaster setting but is lighter, faster to install and fast power screw fix to steel or timber framing. (See Installation Manuals) plus Sq edge, recessed edge and groove edge plus TG 19mm flooring and decking.

Plaster setters can knife score trim and snap 10mm sheets just the same as plasterboard but FireCrunch is up to ten times the impact strength. FireCrunch will not degrade in water or flooding and will dry out over three to four days in warm weather, then just clean surface, reseal and repaint. Try doing that with plasterboard!

Your customers will love you for this product recommendation. Fire, water, impact, sound, mould, bacteria and termite resistance, FireCrunch has got you covered.

FireCrunch completely protects expensive timber framing and plastic covered electrical wiring from aggressive Australian termites. Plus, if you are asked to quote on fire walls, FireCrunch requires only one layer of 10mm on each side of a steel framed fire wall to FRL 90/90/90. Timber to FRL 60/60/60.

Remember FireCrunch is CSIRO fire tested (See Certifications). You can eliminate up to 3 layers of fire rated Fyrechek plasterboard and 3 times the labour cost in installation with Firecrunch fire resistant building board our product.

Talk to us on 1300 933 102, and we will show you how. Ask for technical information at

Only timber tools are required and standard to what builders and tradies would already have, no special diamond tipped cutting tools or drills are required for FireCrunch products. R and U values are high, plus fire and water resistance, sound proofing, and an overall strength are not to be overlooked when understanding the true potential that FireCrunch offers.

Generic plasterboard roughly costs businesses around $35per m2 to install just in labour cost. FireCrunch, however, due to its simple and ‘easy to use’ form factor, plus, requiring only one sheet 10mm per side compared to plasterboard with up to 3 and 4 sheets per side of 13mm and 16mm Fyrchek plasterboards, depending on FRL.

This reduces such labour costs enormously, in most cases by 50% to70% so your tender with FireCrunch will win every time on labour reduction alone versus quoting plasterboard like Fyrchek, etc.

Call 1300 933 102 or email for further technical information, pricing and suppliers near you.

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