Timber Structure protected from Fire meeting C/AS2 & VM

Pacbld’s large scale testing for external wall cladding systems used timber.


Following recent changes to C/AS2 and C/VM2 in November 2020, all projects over 10 metres in height must use a cladding assembly (including cladding, insulation, framing etc.) that has had an Intermediate or Large-scale test to support that the entire assembly meets the new requirements



In July 2018 Pacific Build Supply undertook large-scale testing of our XpressClad PX40 system with Swisspearl cladding to standard BS8414.2. The successful results were classified to BR135 which is now recognised by C/AS2 & C/VM2 as a means to demonstrate compliance.





You can see from the photo (left) that we tested using timber framing. Our success in this large-scale test therefore means we have the proof BCA’s require, that it is possible to protect the timber.



For more information please see our XpressClad PX-40 page.


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