Fireshield WoodSafeX®

Impregnated fire rated timber - Exterior and wet interior use

NZ Specifications
for Fireshield WoodSafeX®

Fireshield WoodSafe-X plus

Australia Specifications
for Fireshield WoodSafeX®

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Substrate | Timber
Surface Rating | Group 1-S
Substrate Thickness | Varies depending on timber species
Substrate Density | Varies depending on timber species

Fireshield WoodSafeX® is a Group 1-S rated range of timbers for use in exterior wet environments and areas with a high constant humidty level over 75%.

Fireshield WoodSafeX® is a factory-applied fire-rated, aqueous solution used to impregnate a range of timber boards, battens, and plywood sheets to provide fire-rated timber surfaces.

Fireshield WoodSafeX® is available in various species, grades, profiles, and finishes, contact Fireshield for non-standard profiles.

Fireshield WoodSafeX® timbers are for exterior and wet or humid interior environments and  achieve the highest Group Surface Rating available in New Zealand, Group 1-S.

Fireshield WoodSafeX® can be used as timber battens and fins, wall and ceiling/soffit linings in external and wet internal environments. For dry interior environments consider Fireshield WoodSafe.

Fireshield WoodSafeX® certification:

  • Tested to EN13501-1:2010 and achieves Fire Class B-s1-d0. This is recognised as equivalent to Group 1-S under the NZBC Clause 3.4(a) providing compliance with NZBC C/AS1-C/AS7.

This revolutionary new Fireshield timber system is available in the following timber species, standard and custom profiles are available, see the TDS for more information:

  • Scotch Pine
  • Western Red Cedar
  • Douglas Fir/Oregon
  • Siberian Larch
  • Oak
  • Spruce
  • Sweet Chestnut
  • Many more species available, please contact Fireshield for more information.

Fireshield WoodSafeX® can only be coated with Fireshield approved stains, penetrating oils, paints, polyurethanes, and varnishes. See the approved coatings list.

All Fireshield WoodSafeX® timber products are certified sustainable by FSC and PEFC. Final certification for each timber species will accompany each order.

The fire protection properties of the Fireshield WoodSafeX® system will remain for the service life span of the timber (subject to terms and conditions).




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