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
- 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).