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.

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Flame Shield® is tested and certified to (AS 3959-2018). 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.

Flame Shield® Burn Characteristics, can be viewed within the Technical Data Sheet.

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ModWood Flame Shield Specification Table

Dimensions   137 x 23mm
Standard length   5.4m
Joist centres   450mm
Ground clearance
Clearance over concrete
Weight   25kg/m2
Weight per lineal metre   3.7Kg
Fixing   screw /nail gun
Secret fixing   possible
Finish   smooth/brushed

Maximum Overhang or Cantilever with Flame Shield®                           ZERO

ModWood Flame Shield®

Fixing Over Concrete information located at

Information for using ModWood and the KlevaKlip System can be found at the KlevaKlip website.


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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.


Black Bean


Silver Gum