CLASS A FIRE RATING
Mataverde® Decking and Siding Species
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Mataverde Hardwood Decking and Siding Species Tested and Meet Standards for Class A Fire Rated Decking
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Several Mataverde hardwood decking and siding species were recently tested for their performance in flame, smoke and fire testing. Mataverde Ipe hardwood, Mataverde Cumaru hardwood and FSC® Certified Mataverde Machiche hardwood all surpassed the rigorous E84 fire test criteria earning them a 'Class A' fire rating.
MATAVERDE SPECIES TESTED:
From a safety standpoint, fire resistance is a very important criteria for building design and construction. The following species were tested for their compliance with Class A fire rating criteria:
FIRE TESTING METHODS AND AGENCIES:
The type of testing that these hardwood decking and siding species were tested for is commonly referred to as ASTM E84-10 "Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials". This fire testing standard was established by ASTM International (formerly known as American Society of Testing and Materials). A Class A fire rating using the ASTM test method is the equivalent of a Class A fire rating from the following test methods and agencies:
• ANSI/NFPA No 255 from the American National Standards Institute/National Fire Protection Association
• IBC 8.1 from the International Building Code
• UL 723 from Underwriters Laboratories
|Mataverde Ipe Hardwood Decking||Mataverde Cumaru Hardwood Decking|
DOWNLOAD COMPLETE FIRE TESTING RESULTS:
To view the complete specific Class A fire testing results for each of these hardwood decking and siding species, please click on the appropriate link:
MATAVERDE HARDWOOD DECKING SPECIES RECEIVE WUI LISTING
Several Mataverde Premium Hardwood decking species received a "WUI" Listing from the state of California. The Office of the State Fire Marshall in California has listed Mataverde Premium Hardwood decking species Ipe, Cumaru and Machiche for compliance with W.U.I requirements. The W.U.I. (Wildlife Urban Interface) designation for these decking species assures that they are fully compliant with all the requirements of California’s fire codes listed in their "Test Protocol 12-7A-4A".
The California State Fire Marshall has listed the following Mataverde premium hardwood decking species as Class A flame spread rated and compliant with WUI requirements:
- Mataverde Premium Ipe Decking in sizes from 1x4 and larger; including 1x4 T&G, 1x4, 5/4x4, 5/4 x4 pregrooved, 1x6, 5/4x6, 5/4x6 pregrooved, 2x4, 2x6 Ipe and larger sizes
- Mataverde Premium Cumaru Decking in sizes from 1x4 and larger including: 1x4, 1x6, 5/4x4, 5/4x6, 5/4x4 pregrooved, 5/4x6 pregrooved, 2x4, 2x6 and larger sizes
- Mataverde Premium Machiche Decking in sizes from 1x4 and larger including: 1x4, 1x6, 5/4x4, 5/4x6, 5/4x4 pregrooved, 5/4x6 pregrooved, 2x4, 2x6 and larger sizes