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Duro Fireshield

This plywood has been impregnated with chemicals, which gives the product a inflammability level, not less than 30 minutes. Additionally, it is boiling water proof and termite resistant. Duro Fireshield is the perfect choice to safeguard your valuables. Conforms to IS: 5509 (2000)

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  • The Fireshield Edge

    Manufactured from select, seasoned hardwoods. Flammability level not less than 30 minutes. Superb work ability, easy to assemble and transport. Available in large panels which reduces costs and saves time time of using joints.

  • Tested & Proven

    To make the plywood resistant to fire, the sheets are treated with Fire Retardant chemicals under Vacuum Pressure Impregnation. This ensures its resistances to immediate ignition and flame penetration. All these attributes make DURO FIRESHIELD the perfect choice for your interiors.

  • Easy to Care

    The DURO FIRESHIELD surface is coated with special chemicals but easy care is what's necessary in handling, storage and fixing to ensure satisfactory performance.

  • Superior Fire Retardant Process

    Plywood being an organic material cannot be made completely fire proof. However, with the absorption of specified quantities of Fire Retardant chemicals under Vacuum Pressure Impregnation, resistance of DURO FIRESHIELD plywood has been considerably improved to ignition, surface spread of flame penetration.

Technical Specifications

Conforming to IS : 5509 (2000)

Prescribed Test Values for Conformity Observed Value
Moisture Content (%) 5 - 15 10 - 12
Squareness Test (%) <0.2 <0.15
Bending Strength:
Parallel to Gain (Kgs/cms2)
Perpendicular to Gain (Kgs/cms2)


Modulus of Elasticity (N/mms2) 5000 8980
Modulus of rapture (N/mms2) 50 58
Flammability Test (Mins.) ?30 ?58
Flame Penetration (Mins.) ?15 ?47
Rate of Burning ( loss of weight from 50%)min. ?20 >50
Retention of Fire Retardant chemicals (Kgs /cm3) 65 40