Global Fireproof Solutions, Inc.

Plywood & Dimensional

Code-Compliant
Factory Applications

 

30-Minute, Class A Rated

By using modern fire retardant chemical technology, we are now able to offer bulk fireproofing of raw and pre-engineered wood material. With our proprietary processsoft natural wood, exotic wood and pre-engineered lumber can now achieve fire performance ratings equivalent to “Pressure Impregnated Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood”.

 
 
Plywood treated with FX Lumber Guard XT at GFS Groveland, FL.

Plywood treated with FX Lumber Guard XT at GFS Groveland, FL.

Exterior-Rated Fire Retardant, UL Greenguard Certified

Global Fireproof Solutions, Inc provides state of the art Fire-Retardant Treatments for Panels and Dimensional Lumber that meet fire-retardant grades and International Building Code requirements.

MAJOR ADVANTAGES OF FX LUMBER GUARD XT

  • Code Compliant

    • ASTM E84 & ASTM E2768 (30-Minute Class A, Intertek Certified)

    • UL 723

    • 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018 IBC

  • UL GREENGUARD Gold Certification

  • Exterior Rated

    • ASTM D2898 (Accelerated Weathering Test of Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood)

  • Non-Corrosive

    • Does not require any special hardware or hangers.

  • No Delamination or Peeling

    • NOT A COATING! Chemical Penetrant technology provides a permanent application.

 

Chemical Penetrant Technology

Global Fireproof Solutions’ proprietary application method was developed to fully utilize the chemical technology of Fire Retardant Coatings of Texas’ FX Lumber Guard XT chemical penetrant. Unlike other chemicals and coatings, FX Lumber Guard XT is designed to penetrate deeply into wood fibers without the use of a pressure process, and without the need for kiln drying.

We are able to offer fire retardant applications on all varieties of soft wood, exotic woods, and all species commonly used in construction. These applications can be performed quickly, with typical turn times per truckload being less than 1 business week.

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2x4s treated with FX Lumber Guard XT at GFS Groveland, FL. Close-up of Intertek ETL portion of Stamp.

2x4s treated with FX Lumber Guard XT at GFS Groveland, FL. Close-up of Intertek ETL portion of Stamp.


 
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Intertek-Certified Applications

All applications performed in our factories on Plywood, Dimensional Lumber, and OSB are certified to ASTM E84 and ASTM E2768 by Intertek under CCRR-1044.

Intertek is a multinational company founded in 1888 that provides Quality and Safety Assurance certifications. Intertek is the largest tester of consumer goods in the world, and has a network of more than 1,000 laboratories across roughly 100 countries.