A high performance cellulose fibre reinforced cement building board. It enables rapid installation and is ideal for internal dry wall systems, ceilings, soffits, floors and roofs. Can also be used as an external sheathing board where exposed to the weather for a longer period prior to the outer cladding system being installed. Not recommended as a carrier board for render, however the Renderflex product is a suitable alterative. CE marked.

Key applications:

  • Internal and external wall linings.
  • Fascias and thermal soffit liners.
  • Ceiling tiles.
  • OEM applications.
  • Balcony floor.

Features:

  • Exceptional racking and impact strength.
  • Excellent weathering properties.
  • Wide range of thicknesses from 3.2–18 mm.
  • Flexibility in applications.

Standard product features

General:

  • Smooth front and textured back face.
  • Nominal density: 1330–1420 kg/m³.
  • Bending strength (Modulus of Rupture): 19.0 Mpa.
  • Modulus of Elasticity (MoE): 5.6 GPa.
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.30 W/mk.
  • Fire rating (BS 476-6 and -7): Class 0.
  • Frost resistance: Five star.
  • Fungus and termite attack: Highly resistant.
  • Durability (minimum): 30 years.

Options

Edge:

Ceiling tiles can be supplied square or bevelled edged in the following sizes:

  • 600 x 600 x 6, 9 or 12 mm.
  • 1200 x 1200 x 6, 9 or 12 mm.
  • 1220 x 1220 x 6, 9 or 12 mm.

Recommended fixing:

5 x 32 mm or 41 mm Climaseal fixing, 15 mm from edge.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-45-50/355 Fibre reinforced cement board

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

RCM - Roofing and Cladding Materials Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)800 6124662

Product reference

Multipurpose

Size

[600 x 600 mm]
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Ceiling tile.
[1200 x 1200 mm]
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Ceiling tile.
[1220 x 1220 mm]
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Ceiling tile.
[150 x 1220 mm]
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Soffit strip.
[150 x 2440 mm]
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Soffit strip.
[1200 x 2400 mm]
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Standard board size.

Thickness

[3.2 mm]
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Soffit strip.
[4.5 mm]
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Soffit strip, 22 dB sound insulation.
[6 mm]
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25 dB sound insulation.
[9 mm]
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28 dB sound insulation.
[12 mm]
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30 dB sound insulation.
[15 mm]
[18 mm]

Accessories

[None]
[RCM Foil Tape]
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Waterproofing seal.
[RCM Intusil]
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Neutral cure sealant for use in gaps and joints.
[RCM Joint Seal]
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Air tightness seal.

Manufacturer details

Units 25-26 Rosevale Road,
Parkhouse Industrial Estate West,
Newcastle-under-Lyme,
Staffordshire, ST5 7EF
Tel +44 (0)800 6124662
Fax +44 (0)845 1303726
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