Formulated Class A fire retardant wood treatment for unfinished, unpainted lumber and plywood, the following species have certified testing; SYP, SPF, Doug Fir and Hem Fir lumber and SYP plywood. Cedar, Oak, OSB, Red Wood and other similar species are treatable for FX Lumber Guard XT. Ideas of projects / materials that can be treated are Preservative Treated (green treatment), Re-Claimed Woods, and Wooden Furniture, Bridges, Fencing, Decks, Shake Shingles, Car Ports, Landscape Beds and similar projects. FX Lumber Guard XT is tested beyond the standard requirements of fire retardant wood treatments. Documented to reduce the level of fire danger lower than other products currently on the market today.
FX LumberGuard XT will not change the characteristics of wood, lumber or plywood, treating lumber and plywood is economical and environmentally safe, and also some insurance companies have been known to approve the use of our products to pass their requirements for insurance renewal.
FX LumberGuard XT prevents treated materials from sustaining combustion by penetrating the surface and becoming part of its molecular structure, a protective barrier is created to protect the treated material from igniting. When the material is subjected to a heat source (flames, sparks or embers) the protective barrier is activated, the barrier prevents combustion of the treated material. FX Lumber Guard XT meets ASTM, NFPA, ULC, UL and UBC standards.
FX Lumber Guard XT is transparent, odor free, non-toxic (documented), non-corrosive, non-halogenated, stainable, paintable, environment safe, Chlorine free, Non PBDE’s and Non Bromated Products and has the lowest VOC count in the industry (tested).
The fire retardancy of treated wood, lumber or plywood will need to be re-treated 3-5 years, unless it’s painted or over coated with a sealer.