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Econic General Purpose Sheathing Board 1200mm x 2400mm in  9mm or 12mm Breathable, Fire Resistant, Cat 1 Racking

Econic General Purpose Sheathing Board 1200mm x 2400mm in 9mm or 12mm Breathable, Fire Resistant, Cat 1 Racking

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Please Note this stock item requires an oversize pallet to transport so is not available to buy online.  Please call us for carriage rates.  To order please call 01793 847 444 or email info@ecomerchant.co.uk

Econic general purpose sheathing board is a high quality, versatile, breathable, non combustible sheathing for timber frame, steel frame, closed panels, SIPS, pre-insulated panels and a range of modular systems. The board is UKAS tested and proven for fire, structure and hygrothermal performance.

The board is non- toxic and free from formaldehyde, benzenes, solvents and oil based chemicals. The boards are certified as free of hazardous or deleterious material. Unlike almost all other Magnesium Oxide or Cement particle boards Econic is vapour open.

Econic board is suitable for applying a variety of bonded applications they can be directly rendered, painted, tiled or plastered. Econic Board can also be used as a backer board, as decorative panels or for internal wall systems, and on celings for 30 minute fire protection.

Vapour open with the highest levels of fire protection and racking strength  Econic Board is setting new standards in building performance there really is nothing else like this on the market for use in timber or steel frame or for direct applied render finish.

This board will outperform all competitors and easily withstand the vagaries of the UK climate.

The board is

  • non- toxic
  • free from formaldehyde,
  • Contains no benzenes,
  • Contains no solvents
  • Contains no oil based chemicals.
  • Certified as free of hazardous or deleterious material.

Econic has a wide range of other advantages over comparative boards the key ones are

  • Breathable
  • Fire resistant
  • Ultra low environmental impact

Price is per board

Please Note this stock item requires an oversize pallet to transport so is not available to buy online. Please call us for carriage rates. To order please call 01793 847 444 or email info@ecomerchant.co.uk

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Econic general purpose sheathing board is ideal for all sheathing applications the board is a high quality, versatile and  non combustible used for sheathing  timber frame, steel frame, closed panels, SIPS, pre-insulated panels and and a range of modular systems. The board is UKAS tested and proven for fire,structure and hygrothermal performance

The board is non- toxic and free from formaldehyde, benzenes, solvents and oil based chemicals. The boards are certified as free of hazardous or deleterious material. 

Econic board has a polished surface on one side and a rough/keyed texture on the reverse. The board can be fixed either way round, but for render and brick slip applications the textured side is typically used. 

Econic Advantages:

  • Euroclass A1 rated for reaction to
  • Excellent dimensional stability for airtightness
  • Weather resistant – will not delaminate or bow
  • Vapour permeable
  • Mould and mildew resistant
  • Severe Duty Rated for impact 
  • Good wind loadings
  • High pull out strength – screw fix or nail
  • 100% non hazardous material
  • No risk of ‘Off Gassing’ – clean indoor air quality
  • Exceeds Category 1 racking strength
  • Easy to handle and cut on site
  • Verified low embodied carbon

Econic Boards Applications /Benefits

  • High quality building board for fire, acoustic, structural, severe duty and hygrothermal applications.
  • A1 non-combustible rated external sheathing for timber and steel frame.
  • Vapour open render carrier, brick slip and tile backer boards.
  • Suitable for SIPS, access panels, soffit linings, composite and decorative panels.
  • Reduced in service costs in high circulation and multi occupancy zones
  • High pull out strength supporting fixtures and fittings directly.
  • Breathable assisting against the risks of interstitial condensation.
  • 100% non-hazardous material with no off gassing.
  • Easy to cut, joint, decorate and fix.
  • Water and mould resistant.
  • STA Approved Category C Fire solution.
  • Category 1 racking board in 9mm thickness.
  • Excellent bond strength.
  • Fully Tested & Certified

Commitment to Quality

The Econic Performance Systems product range has been fully tested and certified by accredited UKAS test houses to demonstrate commitment to performance, quality control, health and safety.

Econic Render Carrier Boards have been tested to the following standards:

  • Ceram UKAS approved ETAG 004Test Specification – Result Pass
  • Hygrothermal Performance in ETAG 004 March 2000 Guideline for Technical Approval of External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems with Rendering

A full life cycle analysis conducted by the Centre for Energy and Built Environment verifies that Econic board has a carbon emission rating 20% of cement fibre boards

Testing has been done in accordance with recognised BS and EN standards confirming that the boards have proven qualities in terms of:

  • All testing to BS & EN standards using notified 3rd party accreditation
  • All products are certified as free of hazardous or deleterious material
  • Full LCA undertaken and 3rd party verified as low carbon

Category

Method

Result

Racking strength

BS EN 594: 2011

Exceeds Category 1

Bending flexural strength

BS EN 12467: 2004

Category A

Tensile Strength

BS EN 1608: 997

Excellent Rating

Shear / Compressive Strength

 

Category 1

Pull out Fixings

BS EN 845-1

Type 5 Timber and Masonry

Pull through strength

EN 1383: 1999

Excellent Rating

Partition Testing

BS 5234

Severe Impact Duty

Wind Loadings

BS 6399: Part 2

> BS requirements

Non Toxicity

 

Passed

Anti Fungal

 

Passed

Dimensional stability

BS EN 318: 2002

 

Durability

BS EN 12467: 2004

Category A

Low Embodied Carbon

   

Thermal conductivity

ISO 8302: 1991 EN 12664: 2001

Low

Vapour resistivity

BS EN 12572: 2001

Low

Density

BS EN 12390-7

High

Airborne Sound Insulation

 

Excellent Rating

Non Combustibility

 

A1 Euroclass

Fire Resistance

BS EN 13501-1: 2007

2 hours achieved on timber frame

Radiant Heat Test UKTFA

 

Category A,B & C

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