GROUP RATED FIRE PRODUCT SELECTOR – Find the suitable product for your next project from the following tabs.

GROUP RATED FIRE PRODUCT SELECTOR – Find the suitable product for your next project from the following tabs.

How do I know what Group Rating I need?

You can find out what the exact Group number for your project is by reviewing against the BCA Wall & Ceiling Lining Materials table in NCC Specification C1.10 Table 3.

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FIRE RATING

Fire Retardant (FR) panel systems are a critical consideration for all wall and ceiling systems – no matter how simple or complex.

Decor Systems have a wide range of systems that are engineered to meet the most stringent industry fire standards. We offer a range of fire-resistant wall and ceiling acoustic panel selections to meet the compliance, design and functional elements of your project.

Our team of specialists will direct you and offer up-front professional advice that will ensure you are fully compliant to the Building Code of Australia, without having to compromise the creative schematics you have in mind.

Products listed below have been certified to the new 5637 Standard effective May 2019 and have a group 1 fire rating certificate available.

A Group 1 material is one that does not reach flashover when exposed to 100 kW for 600 seconds followed by exposure to 300 kW for 600 seconds as determine by AS 5637


Vogl

Seamless Perforated Plasterboard

 

DecorEagle

Continuous Grooved Acoustic Panels

 

DecorTrend

Slotted Acoustic Panels

 

DecorZen

Perforated Acoustic Panels

 

Cewood

Cemented Wood Wool Panels

 

DecorStyle

Solid Smooth Panels

 

Products listed below have been certified to the new 5637 Standard effective May 2019 and have a group 2 fire rating certificate available.


DecorLini

Linear Acoustic Planks

DecorSlat

Acoustic Slats

DecorSlat Max

Acoustic Slats

Every building material used in Australia and New Zealand has to meet the minimum of the group 3 fire rating. Standard Laminex MDF for example is group 3 fire rated.


 

 

DecorTone

Acoustic Diffuser Planks

 

DecorStyle

Solid Smooth Panels

 

DecorSlat

Acoustic Slats

 

DecorSlat Max

Acoustic Slats

 

DecorZen

Perforated Acoustic Panels

 

DecorTrend

Slotted Acoustic Panels

 

DecorLini

Linear Acoustic Planks

 

 DecorArti

Bespoke Panels

 

 

DecorTile

Ceiling Tiles

 

 

DecorMilano

Linear Aesthetic Planks

 

 

DecorZen Micro

Acoustic Panels

 

 

DecorEagle

Continuous Grooved Acoustic Panels

 

 

Smartlook

Budget Acoustic Panels

 

All of the products listed below can have the Fireshield coating applied to them to qualify for the Group 1 rating


 

 

DecorTone

Acoustic Diffuser Planks

 

DecorStyle

Solid Smooth Panels

 

 

DecorSlat

Acoustic Slats

 

DecorSlat Max

Acoustic Slats

 

DecorZen

Perforated Acoustic Panels

 

DecorTrend

Slotted Acoustic Panels

 

DecorLini

Linear Acoustic Planks

 

 DecorArti

Bespoke Panels

 

 

DecorTile

Ceiling Tiles

 

 

DecorMilano

Linear Aesthetic Planks

 

 

DecorZen Micro

Acoustic Panels

 

 

DecorEagle

Continuous Grooved Acoustic Panels

 

 

Smartlook

Budget Acoustic Panels

 

Products listed in this category are made from non-combustible materials either metal or James Hardie Fibre Cement. They  not have a group rating per se but can be deemed acceptable based on Non Combustibility.

Non-combustible means: 

  • Applied to a material – not deemed combustible as determined by AS 1530.1 – Combustibility Tests for Materials; and
  • Applied to construction or part of a building – constructed wholly of materials that are not deemed to be combustible.

DecorMetl

Bespoke Metal Panels, Perforated Metal

 

Vogl TopTec

Seamless Acoustic Plasterboard

 

DecorSlat Aluminium

Acoustic Slats

 

DecorLux

Perforated Fibre Cement

 

 

DecorSlot

Slotted Fibre Cement Panels

 

DecorMetl Olympia

Seamlessly Perforated Metal Panels

 

Table 3 – Wall and Ceiling Lining Materials (material group permitted)

 

 

Class of Building

 

Fire-isolated exits and fire control rooms Public corridors Specific Areas Other Areas
Class 2 or 3, Unsprinklered

 

Excluding accommodation for the aged, people with disabilities and children

Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 2 or 3, Sprinklered

 

Excluding accommodation for the aged, people with disabilities and children

Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 3 or 9a, Unsprinklered

 

Accommodation for the aged, people with a disability, children and health-care buildings

Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 3 or 9a, Sprinklered

 

Accommodation for the aged, people with a disability, children and health-care buildings

Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9b schools, Unsprinklered

 

Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9b schools, Sprinklered

 

Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 9b other than schools, Unsprinklered Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 9b other than schools, Sprinklered Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Class 9c, Sprinklered Walls: 1

 

Ceilings: 1

Walls:1, 2

 

Ceilings: 1, 2

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

Walls:1, 2, 3

 

Ceilings: 1, 2, 3

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