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.

Waterproof Plasterboard Alternative

Waterproof Plasterboard Alternative

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.

As a distinguished and trusted alternative fireproof and waterproof plasterboard supplier in Australia, FireCrunch acknowledge the absolute importance of providing high quality products. With years of experience in the industry, our leading waterproof plasterboard alternative products are second to none. We understand the need for fire resistant building boards. Therefore, our products can withstand fire as well as water and resistant to other factors not limited to bacteria, insects, sound, and impact. We offer you expert advice from our professional team to assist you in choosing the most suitable alternative waterproof plasterboard for your project.

Our waterproof board range can be used for both interior and exterior settings and come in different sizes. We continually strive for excellence and manufacture our alternative waterproof plasterboard products in an environmentally friendly manner. We care about the environment and ensure our actions help sustain the planet. We choose only the finest materials to produce our waterproof plasterboard alternative products. Our fire rated products are 100% recyclable and can be recut and reused. Completely free of harmful toxins and chemicals, our fire resistant building boards can be used in a number of construction projects.

FireCrunch waterproof building board products are thoroughly tested and are highly accredited. With the tested certificated approval of CSIRO, you are guaranteed with the protection you need from bushfires and extreme weather conditions. Our waterproof building boards remain inert in water and will not degrade. They are perfect for heavy rainfall regions due to their moisture resistance. After a flood, simply unscrew the board to dry it out, give it a sugar soap wash clean and re-paint. Reinstall when timber framing fully died out. Humidity, mould and mildew will not form which prevents the growth of bacteria. Avoid compromising your budget and stay safe with our premium waterproof plasterboard alternative products available at FireCrunch.

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


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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 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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