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What is fire treated plywood?

Fire Treated Plywood. Fire treated plywood is specially treated with chemicals that provide a physical barrier to flame spread. The treated wood chars, but does not oxidize, which significantly reduces the spread and progress of fire in a building.

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Thereof, is there fire rated plywood?

Fire-Resistant Properties. Plywood and OSB (oriented strand board) structural panels are real wood, a natural insulator, and therefore provide good protection against heat loss and condensation. Tests conducted in 1974 by Underwriters Laboratories showed flame-spread ratings from 75 to 200 for common plywood grades.

Likewise, what is fire treated lumber? Fire Treated Lumber. Fire Treated Lumber. Interior and Exterior fire-retardant lumber helps you improve building safety, meet code, and get the job done. Pyro-Guard is pressure impregnated deep into the wood to provide permanent protection, unlike coatings, which only provide superficial protection.

Also know, can you paint fire treated plywood?

Painting fire treated plywood from Chicago Flameproof is completely fine! As its name might suggest, our fire treated plywood is fire resistant! This plywood has been treated with fire retardant preservatives that allow the plywood to burn more slowly than untreated plywood would burn if ever caught on fire.

How fire resistant is plywood?

Plywood is fire proofed making it flame retardant to Euroclass C or B. Ideal for film sets, theatres, exhibitions and TV sets and all projects requiring safety and certification. The majority of our fire proof plywoods boards are protected by a controlled, industrial treatment from Lonza Wood Protection.

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