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Fire resistant facades, cladding and linings

If you have specified Fibre Cement in the past for medium or high rise buildings or are specifying in the future – rest assured with BGC. Our robust range of facades and linings systems are deemed to comply – offering an innovative and safe solution for all your specification needs.

Our full range includes:

  • Compressed Fibre Cement
  • Architectural Designed Weatherboards
  • Grooved and Profiled Cladding

Key Fire Indices

There are 4 key indices in respect of fire, BGC’s products have the following performance against these indices:

Ignition Index = 0
Ignition Index = 0

Fibre Cement does not ignite

Spread of Flame Index = 0
Spread of Flame Index = 0

There is no spread of fire with Fibre Cement

Heat Evolved Index = 0
Heat Evolved Index = 0

Heat does not evolve from Fibre Cement

Smoke Developed Index = 0-1
Smoke Developed Index = 0-1

Smoke is not emitted from Fibre Cement

Bushfire Attack Level (BAL)

BGC’s products can achieve up to BAL 40 as per AS 3959:2018

Rigorous Fire Testing

Tested in Australia by accredited Australian authorities such as CSIRO and Exova Warringtonfire. Fire testing complies with Australian Standard AS1530 – part 4 ‘Fire and Resistance Tests of Elements of Building Construction’.


BGC’s Products

BGC’s complete range of Fire Resistant Systemes. For further information on our products contact us today.



Expressed jointed facade system

Facades and LIning Durascape


5mm wide shiplap joints

Stratum Weatherboard cladding system


Weatherboard cladding system

Specify fibre cement facade systems with confidence

Our products meet all the NCC 2016 Building Code of Australia requirements for exterior lining systems. Delivering in the key objectives to:

  • Safeguard people from illness or injury due to fire in a building
  • Safeguard occupants from illness or injury while evacuating a building during a fire
  • Facilitate the activities of emergency services personnel; and
  • Avoid the spread of fire between buildings; and
  • Protect other property from physical damage caused by structural failure of a building as a result of fire.

For further information on our products meeting stringent BCA regulations, contact us today.


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