Multipurpose

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Overview

A1 non-combustible, cellulose fibre cement board

RCM Multipurpose is a highly versatile cellulose fibre cement building board, offering excellent strength, weathering and acoustic properties. It is available as building boards and soffit strips.

With an A1 non-combustible classification Multipurpose offers the highest level of fire rated performance making it an excellent option for buildings over 18m.

Providing high levels of flexible strength, RCM Multipurpose allows design led visions to be delivered by providing a curvature building option.

Features

  • Fire rated to EN 13501-1 class A1
  • Exceptional racking strength EN 594:2011
  • High impact resistance
  • Excellent weathering properties
  • Wide range of thicknesses
  • Extensive range of applications
  • Range of soffit strips available
  • Integrates with other RCM products

Standard board sizes

2400 x 1200mm (6mm, 9mm and 12mm)

Other board sizes are available.

Soffit strips available in 1220 x 150 x 3.2mm, 1220 x 150 x 4.5mm and 2440 x 150 x 4.5mm.

Workability

RCM Multipurpose can be cut, drilled and nailed with conventional woodworking tools.

For cutting the product in any volume, we recommend the use of an RCM poly crystalline diamond Dart Blade to avoid excessive wear on other blades. Alternatively, RCM offer a complete fabrication service, please contact our technical department for details.

Key applications

  • Internal and external walling
  • Flooring and ceilings
  • Facia’s and soffit liner
  • OEM applications for improved strength and density
  • Tile backer board
  • External cladding

Suitable for the following construction types

  • Lightweight Steel Frame
  • Timber Frame
  • Modular / Offsite
  • Concrete Frame

Technical Data

  • 1380kg/m3
  • 18 N/mm2
  • 9135 N/mm2
  • 0.30W/mk
  • ≤8%
  • 0.06% to 0.08%
  • BS EN 13501-1 Class A1 Non Combustible
  • Highly Resistant
  • Front Face - Smooth
  • Back Face - Textured
  • 30 years
  • 2400 x 1200mm
    • Length
      +1/-2mm
    • Width
      +1/-2mm
    • Thickness
      ±10%
    • Fire Reaction Tests
      BS EN 13501-1 Class A1 Non-Combustible
    • Category 1 fire rated through wall solution to BS 476 part 21 and BS 476 part 22.
    • BS EN ISO 1716:2010
    • BS EN ISO 1182:2010
    • Physical Properties
      EN ISO 12467
    • EN 594:2011 and BS 568-6.1¹
    • Steel Frame
      4.8mm x 38mm Wing tip self drilling fixing
    • Timber Frame
      4.2mm x 42mm Climaseal self drilling fixing
  • Sizes: 1220 x 150 x 3.2mm, 1220 x 150 x 4.5mm and 2440 x 150 x 4.5mm. Bespoke cutting service for all thicknesses.

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