Fire Protection Boards

Fire Protection Boards

RCM Ywall

RCM Ywall

Fire Protection Boards can be used for internal and external applications. Fire Protection Boards are built to withstand high temperatures and temperature changes. The boards are resistant to changes in heat and moisture and are non combustible. Fire Protection Boards can be cut, drilled, nailed and worked with standard working tools. Applications include fire protection for ceilings, soffits, partitions, laminate, door facing, roofing and ducting. Applications and fire rating scores vary based on the manufacturer so please consult one of our specialists for more information.

BBS Facades carry stock of all popular Fire Protection Boards and can cut to size prior to delivery or collection. BBS Facades supply a wide range of products for internal and external applications that require an element of fire resistance, including:


Supalux is Class O fire rated for surface spread of flame as well as being a non-combustible, high performance board. Providing up to 240 minutes fire protection to any project, Supalux also provides moisture resistance in damp and humid environments. Supalux is commonly used for internal partitions, external walls, internal walls, ceilings and non-combustible linings. EN13501-1/BS476-4


Masterboard is a Class O building board with limited combustibility providing up to 30 minutes fire protection. This board is also suitable for external use in semi-exposed applications, whilst adding its fire rating qualities. BBS Facades: 90-2500/ Euro Class A2


Siltech is a non-combustible flexible calcium silicate building board which can be used in a variety of applications including partitioning, under floor core, suspended ceilings, door linings, internal walls and roof linings or as part of a range of OEM products which require a non-combustible board. BS476-4

Cembrit FR

Cembrit FR is a versatile, Class A1 fire rated internal lining board suitable for partition walls, ceilings and floors. Cembrit FR will provide up to 120 minutes of fire resistance when used on the structure with insulation or 60 minutes when used without insulation. Cembrit FR building boards are lightweight and robust, making them ideal for offsite construction. BS476-21/BGSI 50554/89 Warres No: 535764/91


Ywall is a non-combustible cement/calcium building board that can be used for applications that require a slightly lighter board with improved fire properties. Ywall offers very similar properties to that of cement particle board, however due to the calcium additives, it offers a much greater fire resistance. This fire protection board has a smooth surface on the front and rough face on the back. BS476-4

RCM Ywall



Kemwell Fire: WeatherKem fibre cement boards can be used for the construction of fire resistant building and is rated as a Category A board to BS EN 12467:2012+A2 2018 for applications where they may be subjected to heat, high moisture and severe frost.

Kemwell cement boards ware easy to work with, as boards can be drilled, sawn and sanded with standard wood working tools. Boards can be fixed by screws and nails, with the recommendation to pre-drill a hole slightly larger than the shank. Here at BBS we hold stock of 9mm and 12mm (subject to stock and availability from point of contact)

Decorative Fire Protection Boards


Since March 2013, ROCKPANEL façade boards, in European Fire Classification level A2-s1, d0; have been available in all ROCKPANEL designs. Now, complemented by the new FS-Xtra grade; which further enhances its fire safety charactersitiscs; the ROCKPANEL range offers building engineers and constructors unrestricted design freedom for any application and façade area.

For advice on any of these Fire Protection Boards, please contact our team of specialists.