ModWood Flame Shield®
Flame Shield® is a specially formulated ModWood board with a fire retardant additive included. Until now decking board options for bushfire prone areas was limited; however this has all changed. Flame Shield® can be used in BAL-12.5, BAL-19, BAL-29 and BAL-40 areas and gives you a traditional timber decking look and feel.
Flame Shield® is tested and certified to AS1530.8.1-2007, bushfire attack level from BAL-12.5 up to and including BAL-40 (AS3959-2009). Flame Shield® is a specially formulated ModWood with a fire retardant additive included. Flame Shield® can be used in bushfire rated areas of BAL-12.5, BAL-19, BAL-29 and BAL-40.
Flame Shield® has the highest BAL rating compared to other timber based decking in the Australian market place. Flame Shield® can be installed with either an enclosed*or unenclosed sub-structure and is offered in all four colours of the ModWood Natural Grain Collection, wide board 137 x 23mm. Additionally; Flame Shield® also has a deep embossed pattern on the board surface to improve slip resistance and is manufactured to R11, AS 4586:2013.
ModWood Flame Shield Documentation
- ModWood Flame Shield® - Fixing Instructions 2016 *
- ModWood Flame Shield® BAL-40 Certificate (Issued 2016 July)
- ModWood Flame Shield® Fire Properties Test AS1530.3 (Issued 2012)
- ModWood Flame Shield® GreenTag Certified
- ModWood Technical Slip R11 (Issued 2014 May)
- ModWood Flame Shield® SDS (Issued 2017 March)
- Flame Shield Brochure 2013
ModWood Flame Shield Specification Table
|Dimensions||137 x 23mm|
Clearance over concrete
|Weight per lineal metre||3.7Kg|
|Fixing||screw /nail gun|
Maximum Overhang or Cantilever with Flame Shield® ZERO
ModWood Flame Shield®
Fixing Over Concrete information located at www.modwood.com.au/installation
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Colours and finishes
Colours shown here are approximate representations only. Colours may vary from batch to batch, however different batches of the same colour will weather to within a commercially acceptable tolerance.