Flame Fighter / Technical Specifications

Ekodeck Decking / Flame Fighter / Product Specifications

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Structural Design Certification

Ekodeck Flame Fighter Engineering Evaluation Certificate

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Bushfire Rating (BAL)

AS1530.8.1:2018
AS1530.4:2014

Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) – 29

Ekodeck Flame Fighter BAL29 Report

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Weight

3.64kg/m (19.66Kg per 5.4m length)

Span

AS1720.1

Domestic and residential activities up to 1.8kN = Max. 450mm span (centre to centre)

Non-residential activities up to 2.7kN (but including residential stairs and landings) = Max. 400mm span (centre to centre)

Water Absorption

ASTM D570-98

0.63%

UV Resistance

ASTM G154, or EN 15534-1:2014 Section 8.1

600h, Grey Level >= 3

Weathering test

ISO 4892-2:2013 cycle 1

After 720-hour test, there was slight colour change. E*=0.58, Grey scale 4-5

Slip Resistance

1. AS4586:2013 Oil-wet inclining platform method

Result: R10

Ekodeck Flame Fighter R10 Attar Report 17283 10

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2. AS4586-2013 Wet pendulum test method

Result: P5

Ekodeck Designer Series P5 Attar Report 17283 9

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Ekodeck Decking boards are supplied with a certified anti-slip rating as per AS4586:2013. Over time, dependent on traffic, environment and other external factors, the surface may wear. It is the responsibility of the owner to periodically test the boards to ensure anti-slip rating requirements are being met.

Luminance Reflectance Value

AS 1428.1-2009 Appendix B (also compliant with AS/NZS 1428.4.1-2009) Luminance Reflectance Value (LRV) Testing
Snow Gum Shadow Grey Honey Oak Sand Dune Redgum Deep Walnut
In Dry: 14.33 In Dry: 8.31 In Dry: 13.30 In Dry: 18.29 In Dry: 9.07 In Dry: 8.30
In Wet: 12.99 In Wet: 6.14 In Wet: 10.32 In Wet: 15.53 In Wet: 7.38 In Wet: 6.46

Ekodeck LRV Testing Report 2022 AS 1428.1-2009

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Mould Resistance

ISO 16869:2008 Plastic assessment of the effectiveness of fungistatic compounds in plastic formulations

0 (no growth)

Coefficient of linear thermal expansion

ASTM D696-08

3.19×10-5 cm/cm/oC

Density

ASTM D792-13 Method B

1.19g/cm3

Shore Hardness

ASTM D2240-05(2010)

D/70/1

Izod unnotched impact strength

ASTM D4812-11

88 J/m
C (Complete break)

Resistance to indentation

BS EN15534-1:2014 + A1: 2017 Section 7.5 EN15534-4: 2014 Section 4.5.7

Brinell hardness: 72 Mpa Rate of elastic recovery: 72%

Falling Mass Impact Resistance

BS EN15534-1:2014 + A1: 2017 Section 7.1.2.1 EN15534-4: 2014 Section 4.5.1

Type: Solid profile max/crack length(mm): no crack Max. Residual indentation (mm) 0.08

Abrasion/Wear resistance

ASTM D4060-14

Mass/Weight loss, 40.5mg

Reach

EU Reach regulation N01907/2006 Article 33(1) Obligation to provide information of safe use (see REACH requirement in report for details)

PASS

Toxicity (ROHS: Elementary Analysis and flame retardants)

  1. IEC 62321-5:2013, determination of Cadmium by ICP-OES
    Cadium (Cd): 2
  2. IEC 62321-5:201 3, determination of Lead by ICP-OES.
    Lead (Pb): 14
  3. IEC 62321-4:201 3, determination of Mercury by ICP-OES.
    Mercury (Hg): Not detected
  4. IEC 62321:2008, determination of Hexavalent Chromium by colourimetric method using UV-Vis
    Hexavalent Chromium (CrVI): Not detected
  5. IEC 62321-6:2015, determination of PBBs and PBDEs by GC-MS.
    Sum of PBBs: Not detected

Static Electricity

All co-extruded composite decking, including Ekodeck Flame Fighter can, under certain conditions, exhibit build-up of static electricity.

The biggest contributing factors of static electricity build-up are low humidity and dry environmental conditions, the type of subframe materials used in construction and the presence of earthing and/or metal balustrading. Whilst installations where static is noticeable are rare, Ekodeck is not in control of these factors and does not warrant against static build-up.

This phenomenon may be reduced by using an anti-static spray (such as ACL Staticide). These products are water based and may require additional applications after rain or other weather conditions. Anti-static mats or insulating touch points such as balustrades or door handles with a sealer may provide a more permanent solution. A clear coat can be applied to insulate touch points – for best results use a UV resistant, outdoor-grade coating. Multiple applications may be required to create an effective insulating barrier.

Generally, the static build-up in the boards tends to reduce over time as the boards wear in.

Ekodeck does not warrant against static build-up in Flame Fighter boards due to influencing factors beyond our control.

Ekodeck Designer Series Static Electricity Report

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Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Material Safety Data Sheet

Ekodeck Flame Fighter MSDS

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Burning Characteristics

AS ISO 9239.1-2003

Critical flux (transverse): ≥11kW/m2

Critical flux (longitudinal): 11kW/m2

Smoke Production: 90%/minute

Ekodeck Flame Fighter Burning Characteristics ISO 9239.1

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AS 1530.3:1999

Ignition Time (mins.): 11.3

Flame propagation time (s): 150

Heat release integral (Kj/m2): 672.9

Ekodeck Flame Fighter Burning Characteristics AS 1530.3

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