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.
K Wall Pricing
Apart from being a non combustible building board it will hold back FIRE for 90 minutes with just 1 x 10mm K wall fire resistant building board . CFC will explode at 1000 deg c
K Wall is a thicker more secure 12mm, unlike CFC cement sheets Villa board and Blue board or CSR and James hardy Building board and groove board at 7.5mm and is less expensive over all when fire protection building is required with less material
Groove board varies in price from $45.00 to $90.00 per m2 , K Wall is only 27.70 per m2 with a 75 year life.
Bushfire building products
K wall is a non combustible building board while enabling a timber appearance cladding or timber look weather board particularly applicable in bush fire and similar BAL bushfire areas like BAL 19 BAL 29 ,BAL 40, and BAL FZ Flame zone building , where no exposed timber facings or timber cladding can be used. FireCrunch K wall is a bush fire proof building board that will survive your home in bush fire well over BAL FZ 1200 deg c
Long life cladding board
Significant additional benefits are a very long life as K wall will not rot like timber, is unaffected by weather when sealed.
K wall is impervious to termites so protects all expensive timber framing K wall unlike so called water proof plaster board , will not degrade at all in water or flooding so provides a unique flood proof building board.
Green environmental building or planet friendly building products are hard to find
FireCrunch K Wallenvironmental cladding is probably the best choice in green option, eco building materials . K Wall uses kiln temperatures of some 650 deg c half that of cement plaster CFC product at 1300 deg c . On an index of 100 K wall FireCrunch is 50% less Co2 however there is more. FireCrunch K Wall is a Magnesia carbonation product which is poured into moulds and during the carbonation period of 14 to 21 days at ambient temperatures draws back 90% of the Co2 produced, so 90% of 50% makes around 5% and an almost carbon neutral Production process.
FireCrunch Australia | Building Boards
Fire Combat Australia PL also known as FireCrunch, is a leading, innovative Australian company dedicated to manufacturing and supplying high quality and durable fire-resistant building boards and building ...