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Fireproof timber structures with the latest non-combustible cladding

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Fireproof timber structures with the latest non-combustible cladding

Picture: Reider's glass-fiber reinforced concrete panels are inherently fire retardant. (Courtesy Reider)

For buildings with wooden structural frames, a fire retardant skin can be used to reduce the rate of fire spread.

Swisspearl Largo Vintago Swisspearl
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Swisspearl Largo Vintago
Swisspearl

Made of mineral fiber cement, these noncombustible panels can be installed as flashing or lapped siding. Vintago is offered in large format sizes and with a sanded surface available in ten colors.

EQUITONE fiber cement panels EQUITONE
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EQUITONE fiber cement panels
EQUITONE

EQUITONE fiber cement panels are sound absorbent, fire-safe, and water- and wind-resistant. They are available in five smooth or textured finishes.

concrete skin Rieder
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concrete skin
Rieder

Fashioned from glass-fiber-reinforced concrete, these facade panels are strong and lightweight. The mineral-based material is inherently non-flammable and is offered in a variety of textures.

Ductal
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Ductal
Ductal

This lightweight cladding system is self-supporting, insulating, and watertight. In addition to offering standard size panels, Ductal also custom makes precast facades from the same fiber cement materials.

STONESCREEN Aerolite STONESCREEN
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STONESCREEN
Aerolite STONESCREEN

Made from lightweight reinforced foam glass, these stone composite panels are ideal for high-rise construction. STONESCREEN Aerolite is stable, will not corrode, and will be unaffected by extreme temperatures, frost, or water.

Allura Fiber Cement Allura
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Allura Fiber Cement
Allura

Made for residential and light commercial applications, Allura Fiber Cement siding is resistant to UV rays, salt spray, and freeze-thaw cycles. The series is available in three textures, a wide array of colors, and 4-foot-by-8-foot, 4-foot-by-9-foot, and 4-foot-by-10-foot sizes.