Promat VERMICULUX® is a lightweight non-combustible board specially designed to provide fire protection to structural steelwork.
Up to 240 minutes fire resistance can be achieved depending on the thickness of material used and the dimensions of the beam or column being protected.
It is easy to work using normal woodworking tools and is supplied with two rebated edges to allow cross joints to be made without the need for noggings, cover strips or adhesives. Fixed by edge screwing boards together, Promat VERMICULUX® is fast and economic to install.
Promat VERMICULUX® is a low density calcium silicate board containing vermiculite and reinforced with selected fibres and fillers. It is formulated without any inorganic fibres.
Promat VERMICULUX® is off-white in colour with a sanded finish on both faces. It can be left undecorated or can be easily painted. It is resistant to moisture, will not disintegrate, warp or swell and can be installed at any time during the building programme, even before external walls have been completed and the building made weathertight.