For buildings with wooden structural frames, a fire retardant skin can be used to reduce the rate of fire spread.
Swisspearl Largo Vintago
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 fiber cement panels are sound absorbent, fire-safe, and water- and wind-resistant. They are available in five smooth or textured finishes.
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.
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.
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
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.