What boards are fireproof?


  • High Temperature Plasterboard. Vitcas® High Temperature Plasterboard is a non-combustible decorative board.
  • Fireproof Vermiculite Boards.
  • Fireplace Construction Board.
  • Decorative Fireplace Boards with Pattern.
  • Heat Accumulation Fireboard – Vitcas ACC.
  • Heat Accumulation Fire Rings.

What is a fire rated panel?

Fire resistant panels increase your building’s safety and protect materials, property and people from the spread of fires or from fires entering your building. These fire rated panels have superior structural characteristics and span capabilities.

What is the best fireproof board?

Gypsum board, also known as drywall, is the most commonly used fire-resistant interior finish. Type X gypsum board is treated with additives to improve its fire-resistance property, making it a popular choice.

Is wall paneling fire-resistant?

Our standard, Class A wall panel consists of two ½” vinyl covered fire-resistant gypsum sheets sandwiched between a laminated polystyrene core and is 3” thick overall. When a for a wall panel to have a Class A rating, it must not sustain a flame; however, it may still be ignitable.

Is MDF fire resistant?

Fire safety of the whole panel, including veneer, lacquer and perforations. With veneer FR-MDF drops to fire class C or lower. FR-Lacquers can be used, but the salts and thicknesses required, make them non-clear.

What thickness is Fireboard?

Available in 15mm, 20mm, 25mm and 30mm thicknesses, all boards are 1.2m wide and 1.8m or 2.4m long.

What plasterboard gives 1 hour fire protection?

12.5mm fire plasterboard
When used in a partition or ceiling, two layers of 12.5mm fire plasterboard should provide up to one hour’s fire protection.

Is MDF fire rated?

Fire Rated MDF is suitable for use in internal dry conditions for non-structural applications; ideal for applications such…

Are cement boards fireproof?

Yes, HardieBacker® 1/4″ Cement Board is deemed noncombustible when tested to ASTM E 136 and can be used in conjunction with other noncombustible materials around a fireplace. This does not mean that clearances to combustible building materials can be reduced by using HardieBacker 1/4″.

Is MDF more fire resistant than plywood?

When comparing what these three materials offer, each has their pros and cons: while MDF burns at 37°C – 58°C (100°F), plywood starts burning at 27-80ºC(80-176°F) and fiberboard burns at 27-80°C (80-176°F).

What is a fire panel?

A fire panel is a safety appliance that commercial buildings typically require in order to set into motion a number of tasks that could save lives and minimize property damage.

What are addressable fire panels?

The newer type of fire panel is called an addressable panel. This system runs off modern technology, since it features a microprocessor that sends data from devices in the building to the panel, rather than just sensing changes in electrical currents.

What is fireboard used for?

Fireboards are used for new constructions or for the installation of cassette stoves where there is no existing chimney breast. Certain fire resistant boards are made for construction where proper insulation is required, whereas others are utilised in order to store and redistribute the heat.

Are You in the market for a fire panel?

If you’re in charge of ensuring a building has all the required features necessary for the sake of safety, you might be in the market for a fire panel. Before you start looking for one, you should get to know what the typical fire panel does, which buildings need one and which features to look for in a fire panel.