Warnock hersey fire resistance rated wall assemblies warnock hersey product listings standards products are certified against astm iso en can cgsb can ulc 1 hour fire resistive rated wall assemblies click the link above each design number below represents a james hardie 1 hour fire resistive wall assembly jh fcs 60 01.
Cement fiber siding fire rating.
Are james hardie products a masonry product.
The period of time a fire resistant building element like jameshardie siding along with other components of the assembly maintains the ability to confine a fire continues to perform a given structural function or both as determined by astm e 119 tests.
Fiber cement siding gained popularity in australia due to the heavy brush fires and later gained popularity in north america in the 1980s.
Fiber cement siding panels can improve the overall fire resistance hardening rating of your home which is helpful for insurance purposes in western locations like california.
It is the perfect way to add curb appeal to any house.
Fiber cement siding fibre cement cladding in the uk and fibro in australia is a building material used to cover the exterior of a building in both commercial and domestic applications.
Originally asbestos was used as the reinforcing material but due to safety concerns that was replaced by cellulose.
Fiber cement siding has many benefits beyond its low maintenance requirements.
Many fiber cement products carry a class a fire rating meaning that they can withstand several hours of heat before melting down.
An alternative to vinyl siding fiber cement a mixture of cement sand and wood fibers manages to achieve very high fire resistance without sacrificing convenience and durability.
While more fiber cement siding manufacturers have popped up in recent years unlike other home related materials such as flooring or tile fiber cement is not a market that lends itself to small or even medium scale manufacturers.
Hardiepanel cempanel hardieplank cemplank prevail and hardieshingle fiber reinforced cement exterior siding and hardishingle fiber reinforced cement exterior.
Along with its durability it s also is fire resistant and has a high resistance weather damage leaving a clean finished look for a long time.
Textured when you hear the word siding you might think most immediately about classic horizontal siding like vinyl and aluminum.
What constitutes a 1 hour fire rated assembly.
Gaf weatherslide fiber cement siding.
It s durability and low maintenance is practical.
90 of the planks are made of materials that won t burn giving fiber cement siding a class 1 a fire flame spread rating the highest classification available.
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Fiber cement siding has several advantages which is why we recommend it to all our customers.
Fiber cement siding is a home siding material that is attractive paintable and is also fire resistant.
Fiber cement lap siding.
Unlike wood siding fiber cement siding doesn t burn even under extreme heat.