Vermiculux®-S

ADVANTAGES

  • Up to 240 minutes fire protection
  • Lightweight (9.6-24kg/m2)
  • Available in a range of thicknesses
  • Thinner solution when compared to other fire-resistant constructions
  • Can be installed before the building is weathertight
  • Can accept a decorative finish.
  • Fully tested and certified (IS014001, ISO9001)
  • Independently tested by Exova Warrington Fire (WF 385248)
  • Responsibly sourced materials
  • Providing up to 240 minutes fire resistance for a limiting steel temperature of 550°C 

Providing fire protection to structural steel for up to 240 minutes

Vermiculux®-S is an A1 non-combustible calcium silicate board which provides 30 mins to 4 hours fire protection to structural steel.

Vermiculux-s Installation

Vermiculux®-S is used to provide one, two, three or four sided encasements to:

  • Universal columns and beams (I or H sections), joists and RSJs.
  • Structural hollow sections 
  • Bracing
  • Lattice beams
  • Partially exposed members
  • Perimeter beams
  • Beams supporting composite floors with profiled metal decking.
  • Wind posts.

Downloads

VERMICULUX®-S Product Brochure

How to Calculate the thickness of fire protection for beams and columns (pdf)

Construction Encasement Diagrams:
1 Sided Beams 1 Sided Column, 2 Sided Beam, 2 Sided Column, 3 Sided Beam, 3 Sided Column, 4 Sided Beam, 4 Sided Column,

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The board is specified in terms of the thickness required to achieve the limiting temperature 

 

 
Structural steel
The board is specified in terms of the thickness required to achieve the limiting temperature 

 

 
Structural steel
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Safety Data Sheets

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