HIGH-DENSITY BGC COMPRESSED FIBRE CEMENT SHEETING IS A SUPERLATIVE SUBSTRATE FOR INTERIOR FLOORS IN FRAMED-CONSTRUCTION WET AREAS. FINE FOR UPPER STORIES AND TRANSPORTABLE BUILDINGS, IT'S EQUALLY SUITED FOR USE IN THE CLADDING OF EXTERIOR DECKS.
BGC Compressed Fibre Cement sheeting is manufactured from Portland cement, finely-ground silica, cellulose fibres and water. After forming, we compress the sheeting to high density, and then cure it in a high-pressure steam autoclave for an exceptionally durable, fit-for-purpose product.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
What's good about Compressed Fibre Cement sheeting:
- Immune to permanent water damage
- Highly durable and dimensionally stable
- Suitable for wet areas and for cladding external decking
- Non-combustible and easy to work
SIZES AND THICKNESS
Joining of Compressed sheeting varies greatly depending on the application the product is used in.
For more detailed installation instructions, please download the Compressed Fibre Cement Technical Specification.
Timber Framing – 10g x 50mm long, minimum of type 304 stainless steel, compressed sheet countersunk screws are required to fix BGC Compressed Fibre Cement sheeting.
Lightweight Steel Framing – Please refer to the separate BGC Steel Framing Technical Specification for information relating to fixing of BGC Fibre Cement products to lightweight steel framing.
Screw fixings can be driven 2-3mm below the sheet face. However, when tiling direct to BGC Compressed Fibre Cement sheeting, in non-wet areas, screw fixings should be driven flush.
For more detailed installation instructions, please download the Compressed Fibre Cement brochure.