Fire Retardant Treated Timber
When fire protection is required for construction timbers it is vital that you have a proven treatment you can trust. Silva Timber Products offers tried, tested and proven DRICON and NON-COM Exterior fire retardant treatments that give you creative freedom in terms of design and application and provide a complete assurance of a built-in and highly effective fire protection performance that will last the lifetime of the timber component.
The highly controlled treatments impregnate all faces of the timber or board products, creating a permanent long term protection that requires no maintenance - a real benefit over short lived products and site applied and uncontrolled fire retardant coating products. Click here to see a full list of advantages of specifying these tried, tested and proven fire retardant treatments for timber
Both treatments meet the requirements of European Standard EN 13501-1, to either a Euroclass B (generally timbers to be used in escape routes or staircases) or Euroclass C rating (generally timbers to be used in walls or ceiling linings).
DRICON and NON-COM Exterior treatments can be used to protect a wide range of timbers and board products. Click below to find out more about their advantages and the range of species and thickness they can treat.
Species and Thicknesses
Below is a full list of timber/plywood species and thicknesses available for either DRICON or NON-COM Exterior fire retardant treatment to Euroclass B and C in accordance with EN 13501-1 and supported with independent Classification Reports. Download the full list for DRICON and NON-COM Exterior.
|Timber Species||Minimum Treatable Thickness||DRICON||NON-COM Exterior|
|Larch featheredge||18mm tapering to 9mm||✓||✓|
|Larch profiled||18mm/9mm total minimum exposed thickness||✓||✗|
|Nobelwood profiled||19mm/9mm total minimum exposed thickness||✓||✗|
|ThermoWood spruce featheredge||18mm tapering to 9mm||✓||✗|
|ThermoWood spruce profiled||18mm/9mm total minimum exposed thickness||✓||✗|
|Western Red Cedar||17mm||✓||✓|
|Western Red Cedar||12mm||✗||✓|
|Western Red Cedar featheredge||17mm tapering to 8mm||✓||✗|
|Western Red Cedar profiled||17mm/8mm total minimum exposed thickness||✓||✗|
|Birch (Plywood)||Depending on Euroclass||✓||✗|
|Spruce (Plywood)||Depending on Euroclass||✓||✗|
|Far Eastern Hardwood (Plywood)||Depending on Euroclass||✓||✗|
Click below to find out more about their advantages and the range of species and thickness they can treat.
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