fire retardant wood framing studs

Connectors and Fasteners in Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood.

As an exception to using noncombustible construction the 2015 International Building Code (IBC®) section 602.3 allows the use of fire-retardant wood framing complying with IBC section 2303.2. This allows the use of wood-framed construction where noncombustible materials would otherwise be required.【Get Price】

Dricon® - Fire Retardant Treated (FRT) Wood | Lonza Wood.

Dricon ® introduced in 1981 is a Class A fire retardant and preservative intended for wood used in interior weather-protected construction. This effective treatment is applied during manufacture creating a built-in protection from both flame spread and smoke development that does not require maintenance.【Get Price】

Can wood be used in Construction Types I and II? If yes.

Construction Types III IV and V may be framed exclusively with wood but exterior walls in Types III and IV buildings are required to be fire retardant-treated wood (FRTW). Construction Types I and II are defined in IBC Section 602 as having all elements of non-combustible materials except where permitted in IBC Section 603.【Get Price】


Maximum loads and spans for ProWood®FR Fire-retardant treated plywood at service temperatures from > 100°F (38°C) up to 170°F (77°C) 1 2 3 4 5 1 For Surface Temperatures < 100°F use Untreated Span Ratings. 2 Allowable total loads are for unsanded Structural 1 2 Grade【Get Price】

Fire Treated Lumber - F.P. Supply

Pyro-Guard interior fire retardant treated wood has a low rate of fuel contribution and heat release and it maintains structural integrity longer than other building materials such as steel. Consequently fire damages and repair costs are minimized resulting in reduced insurance rates.【Get Price】

Fire-Resistant Decking and Framing - This Old House

Available from the same companies that pressure-treat wood to prevent decay and termite infestation FRX fire-retardant lumber holds a Class A rating and is an affordable alternative to other noncombustible framing materials. FRX is also good for eaves and the underside of decks which are particularly vulnerable to windblown embers.【Get Price】

How do you achieve a fire-rated timber stud partition?

Gyproc 12.5mm WallBoard fixed either side of minimum 63mm x 38mm timber studs at 600mm centres creates a 30 minute fire rated partition to BS476: Part 22. Using different combinations of board and insulation various system options are available with fire resistances of 30 60 90 or 120 minutes.【Get Price】

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