Formulated Class A fire retardant wood treatment for interior lumber and plywood, the following species have certified testing; SYP, SPF, Doug Fir and Hem Fir lumber and SYP plywood. Birch, Poplar, Cedar, Oak, OSB, MDF, Red Wood, Walnut, Cypress, Lauan and other similar species are treatable for FX Lumber Guard. Ideas of projects / materials that can be treated are I-Joist, Re-Claimed Woods, Molding/Trim, Doors, Wood Framing, Wooden Furniture and similar projects. FX Lumber Guard 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 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 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 meets ASTM, NFPA, ULC, UL and UBC standards.
FX Lumber Guard 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 the lowest VOC count in the industry (tested).
The fire retardancy of treated wood, lumber or plywood will be indefinite if protected from wet locations and high humidity.