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Vacuum Pressure Impregnated - Kiln Dried After Treatment (KDAT) Lumber, Plywood, Timber, Shake Shingles, Architectural Millwork, Specialty Treatments

Wood and wood based products are highly desirable due to their appearance and versatility.

Building codes are established to protect the public health, safety and welfare as they relate to the construction and occupancy of buildings and strutures. Fire codes are directed at preventing fires and/or slowing the progression of fire allowing the occupant to escape.

Flame Safe Wood Products vacuum pressure impregnated fire retardant lumber, fire retardant plywood, fire retardant wood, and fire retardant timbers and Flame Safe Chemical’s fire retardant products have been tested by accredited independant third party testing agencies.

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Flame Safe fire retardant lumber is kiln dried to a moisture content not to exceed 19%.

Meets fire and building codes

ASTM E84, Class A; UL 723, Type 1; NFPA 255; UBC 42.1

No increase in classifaication when subjected to the standard rain test ASTM D2898

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Specialty treatments lengths up to 32'

Flame Safe's fire retardant treatment is compatible with wood preservatives such as MCA, ACQ & CCA

Fire is the most unpredictable and dangerous accidents that may occur in our environment. Ignition is one of the essentail fire properties of a material. The time to ignition depends of the species, moisture content, inherent variability of wood as a natural material. Once ignition has occurred, a layer of char is formed as the wood burns. The wood is converted to charcoal which has no strength.

Fire Retardant Lumber & Fire Retardant Plywood Treatments
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Fire rated plywood ●Fire rated wood ●Fire rated lumber ●Fire rated timber

Exterior fire retardant lumberinterior fire retardant lumberexterior fire retardant plywoodinterior fire retardant plywoodinterior fire retardant wood specialtiesexterior fire retardant wood specialties exterior fire retardant timbersinterior fire retardant timberarchitectural millwork, molding & trim ● fire retardant OSB(oriented strand board) ● fire retardant particle board ● fire retardant MDF(medium density fiberboard) ● fire retardant shingles ● fire retardant Insulation ● fire retardant treated special order fire retardant treated lumber and plywood is a permanent guard against the spread of flame

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EXTERIOR FIRE RETARDANT LUMBER & PLYWOOD

For those specifications that call for an exterior fire retardant lumber or plywood that will have exposure to the elements or high humidity conditions Flame Safe XT is the product of choice.

In addition to passing the ASTM E84 Class A, UL Type 1 test for surface burning characteristics, which all exterior fire retardant lumber and plywood bearing a Class A stamp must pass, Flame Safe XT has passed the ASTM D2898 accelerated weathering (rain) test.

Flame Safe XT has a clear finish which can be stained with a water based stain or painted with a latex based paint. Flame Safe XT can be specified with preservative and decay resistant treatments such as MCA, ACQ, CCA and may be specified with a water repellant if so desired. Applications such as exterior decks, balconies, stairs or siding are the notable examples of where Flame Safe XTand preservative treated would be the logical choice

PROPERTIES OF FLAME SAFE FIRE RETARDANT TREATED PLYWOOD & LUMBER

Permanence: Flame Safe interior fire retardant treated lumber and plywood is a permanent guard against the spread of flame. Strength: Flame Safe's aqueous based resin fire retardant treatment and kiln-drying process strengthens the wood
Hygroscopicity: Flame Safe's exterior and interior fire retardant plywood and lumber is no more hygroscopic than untreated wood of any given species

Corrosion: Flame Safe exterior and interior fire retardant plywood and lumber does not demonstrate any greater corrosion rate than untreated wood on metal fasteners or hardware
Decorating and Finishing: Flame Safe exterior and interior fire retardant plywood and lumber surfaces can be stained and painted with ordinary preparation, however avoid using lacquer based stains or varnishes
Field Cuts: Flame Safe exterior and interior fire retardant plywood and wood allows the user to re-surface, mill, or rip lumber or plywood provided the exposed surfaces are coated with Flame Safe fire retardant coating (Fire Poly)
Versatility: Flame Safe exterior and interior fire retardant plywood and lumber is compatible with most waterborne preservative treatments for lumber, plywood and timber for exterior and in ground use

    Flame Safe Wood Products vacuum pressure impregnated fire retardant plywood, fire retardant lumber, and fire retardant wood and Flame Safe Chemical’s fire retardant products have been tested by accredited third party testing agencies. Flame Safe warrants it’s products to perform as tested and will furnish test reports upon request, in addition to those published on our web site.

THE MOST USED SOFTWOODS
Name Where grown Special characteristics Principal Commercial uses
Western Red Cedar Humid regions along north Pacific coast and inland to MT Easily worked, rather soft and weak; shrinks little, low rate of decay; holds paint well Shingles, siding, porch columns, greenhouses, poles, posts
Cedar - Alaska Pacific coast-SW Alaska to northern Oregon Fine, uniform texture, shrinks little; moderately strong; low rate of decay; works easily & has fine finish Interior finish, furniture, small boat hulls, cabinets, novelties
Cypress-Southern Swamp land SE coast US and up MI River Valley to MO Moderately strong; highly resistant to decay; holds paint well Doors, sash, porch material, siding tanks, greenhouse construction
Douglas Fir Coastal regions of WA, OR, CA & inland Rocky Mountains Qualities vary whether inland or seaboard grown and according to part of tree, does not hold paint well General construction, timbers, interior & exterior trim, flooring, doors,ples, piles, crossties, veneer
Fir - white Idaho, California Moderately low strength; fairly unifor texture, nonrsinous, eaily worked, low resistance to decay Small house construction, rough lumber, boxes, general millwork, planing mill products
Western Larch Inalan OR and CA Finishes well; does not hold paint welll splits easily moderate resistance to decay, strong, stiff, fair shock resistance Buildilng construction in rough dimensions,small timers, planks and boards, sash, doors, boxes, crates, interior trim
Pine-eastern white Lake states; NE states, Applalachian region Moderately low strength, staight granined; soft and uniform texture, easily worked; low shrinkage Boxes, crates, building lumber, millwork, patterns
Pine-lodgepole Widely distributed throughout wester US Moderately low strength; low decay resistance Timbers, poles,mine props, crossties
Pine-ponderosa Pacific coastal regions; WA eastward to Black Hills; Rocky mountains Moderately low strength; relatively low shrinkage; easy to work; uniform texture Sash and frames, doors, millwork, buiding construction, boxes, crates, crossties
Pine-southern yellow Atkabtuc abd Gulf states from NJ to TX, and north to PA, WV,KY, & MO Moderately hard; strong, durable, does not hold paint well, easily worked; easily treated by preservative Interior trim, small buildings, mill work, boxes, crates
Pine-western white Northern ID, eastern WA, western MT Moderately low strength,straight grained, soft and uniform texture, low shrinkage Boxes, crates, building lumber, millwork, patterns
Redwood Northern belt in southern OR into northern CA Moderately strong; high resistance to decay, low shrinkage, fairly easily worked, holds paint well Sash, doors, frames, siding, interior and exterior finish, posts, crossties, tanks, piles, flumes, greenhouses, timbers
Spruce-eastern Lake states, New England, Appalachian mountains Dries easily; easily worked; moderate shrinkage; stiff, tough, hard, low resistance to decay Framing lumber, general milwork, boxes, crates
Spruce-sitka Narrow strip of Pacific coast from AK to northern CA Moderately strong, hard, stiff, tough, clear, straight grain & uniform texture, low resistance to decay; dries easily Sash, doors, siding, ceiling, flooring, exterior and interior finish. aircraft, boxes, crates, ladders

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      In addition, Flame Safe Chemical manufactures a complete line of fire retardant coatings, fire retardant penetrants and fire retardant sprays that meet or exceed industry’s fireproofing standards. The effectiveness of Flame Safe’s fire retardant products are well documented.
      The uniqueness of Flame Safe’s fire retardant products are not only their simplicity of application, their low cost, their environmental safeness, their tested, proven certifications, but most importantly they are required by code. Fire codes are written and enforced to save lives and property.
      Uniquely, Flame Safe’s fire retardant coatings, sprays and penetrants are easily applied, colorless, non-toxic, environmentally safe, and are aqueous based fire retardants chemicals.
      Flame Safe has both interior and exterior fire protection coatings, penetrants, and fire retardant sprays for wood, wood products, architectural millwork, molding and trim, lumber, plywood, wood shingles, timbers, fiberglass and plastics, fabric, theater curtains, drapes, upholstery, carpet, mattresses and bedding, wall coverings, thatch, thatching, tiki huts, paper, cardboard and packaging systems for combustible liquids, dry grass, dry brush. The Fire Buster™ is a fire retardant treated fabric available for commercial and residential use.
      Flame Safe is dedicated to setting not merely following the fireproof industry standards through ongoing research development and testing programs. Flame Safe continually endeavors to educate the marketplace on the significance of fireproofing combustible materials through the use of fire retardant products.

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Flame Safe Manufactures the most effective fire retardant coatings and sprays to fireproof fabric and fabrics for theatrical curtains, upholstery, canvas tents, mattresses, clothing, carpet, wall coverings, paper, cardboard, lumber, wood, plywood, timber and timbers, thatch & thatching, Tiki huts, grass, brush, and fire retardant spray for Christmas trees

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