08/08/2022

Pressure Impregnation


Pressure Impregnation is perfect for suppliers and industrial manufacturers of building materials. Burnblock® is a non-toxic, water-based product, which makes it very easy to handle and extremely flexible to use in a wide variety of materials and manufacturing processes.

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We collaborate with a large number of manufacturers, who treat and impregnate building materials with Burnblock. If you are in the market for wood-based fireproofed materials, please feel free to contact us, and together we’ll find the best solution to meet your specific needs.

Large-scale building projects require an effective and non-harmful fire retardant. Burnblock is both non-toxic and an extremely effective fire retardant, making it the perfect solution for most building projects.


Softwood

According to classification EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-2:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-1:2018

According to classification EN 13823 (SBI) and EN 14135:2004

Area of application interior solutions, exterior solutions, timber frame, wall, ceiling, floor

Wood SpeciesDensityMin. Thickness (mm)Ventilated Cavity (mm)Reaction to
Fire Classes *1
Resistance to
Fire Classes *2
Spruce*355-53615-4240B-s1,d0K1, K2, 10/B-s1,d0
Pine*450-60015-4240B-s1,d0
Western Red Cedar*316-49415-4240B-s1,d0
Western Red Cedar*350-45012,5B-s2,d0
Larch*550-63015-4240B-s1,d0
* Members of Softwood Family

Hardwood

According to classification EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-2:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-1:2018

According to classification EN 13823 (SBI) and EN 14135:2004

Area of application interior solutions, exterior solutions, timber frame, wall, ceiling, floor

Wood SpeciesDensityMin. Thickness (mm)Ventilated Cavity (mm)Reaction to
Fire Classes *1
Resistance to
Fire Classes *2
Oak500-75020B-s1,d0
Sapele****325-6901540B-s1,d0
**** Members of Hardwood Family

Modified Wood

According to classification EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-2:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-1:2018

According to classification EN 13823 (SBI) and EN 14135:2004

Area of application interior solutions, exterior solutions, wall, ceiling, decking, floor

Wood SpeciesDensityMin. Thickness (mm)Ventilated Cavity (mm)Reaction to
Fire Classes *1
Resistance to
Fire Classes *2
Thermo Spruce**314-43415-4240B-s1,d0
Thermo Ash**590-68015-4240B-s1,d0
Thermo Pine**450-50015-4240B-s1,d0
Thermo Ayous**269-37415-4240B-s1,d0
Accoya400-6001940B-s1,d0
** Members of Thermo Modified Family

Fire Resistance Class SP Fire 105

The facade cladding described above has been fire tested accordance with SP Fire 105, issue 5, dated 1994-09 and is assessed to satisfy the requirement for external walls in buildings of class Br1.

Wood SpeciesDensityMin. Thickness (mm)Reaction to
Fire Classes *1
Resistance to
Fire Classes *2
Spruce350-60021B-s1,d0SP 105
Thermo Pine***450-50021B-s1,d0SP 105
Oak***500-75023B-s1,d0SP 105
*** Customer ownership

Indication test according to EN 13823 (SBI)

The single test indicates a classification of B-s1,d0 according to EN 13501-1

Wood SpeciesDensityMin. Thickness (mm)Reaction to Fire Classes Indicates DK Klasse A-MaterialsReaction to Fire Classes Indicates DK Klasse 1-Clothing
Bamboo600-70026B-s1,d0
Poplar plywood530-58045B-s1,d0

Plywood

According to classification EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-2:2007+A1:2009 and EN 13501-1:2018

According to classification EN 13823 (SBI) and EN 14135:2004

Area of application interior solutions, exterior solutions, structural solutions

Wood SpeciesDensityMin. Thickness (mm)Ventilated Cavity (mm)Reaction to
Fire Classes *1
Resistance to
Fire Classes *2
Birch plywood650-7501240B-s1,d0K1, K2, 10/B-s1,d0
Pine plywood450-6001240B-s1,d0K1, K2, 10/B-s1,d0
LVL (laminated veneer lumber)550-60027B-s1,d0

Fit for Purpose

Unconventional solutions require an unconventional approach.

You have an idea that does not fit into the current standards for fire tests?

We will turn it into a ready-made plan. We always approach new applications individually and with full commitment.


Autoclave

We are cooperating with italian company ISVE, a producer of impregnators, systems for the heat treatment of timber and many more.

ISVE, a leader in wood treatment in Italy and abroad, is the first to have used vacuum technology as an element of innovation to support the processing of wood.

From 1977, armed with a business philosophy based on innovation ISVE designs and manufactures vacuum drying kilns, impregnation plants, handling systems, vaporizers, sprayers and systems for heat treatment, also adding the production of shredders and grinders for wood and industrial waste.



Drying

We are cooperating with italian company SECAL. For more than 20 years (since 1995), SECAL has been manufacturing timber drying equipment and technologies. Thousands of installations throughout the world attest to SECAL’s ability to offer excellent solutions for drying any type of wood.

The innovative technologies developed have made it one of the world’s leading manufacturers of timber dryers and number one when it comes to the Global Quality of its products.



Partners

Our partners for service impregnation will be pleased to advice you about wood and wood treatment with Burnblock®.