What is millboard used for?

Millboard is a type of wallboard used to provide insulation and protect from fire and heat. Most types of millboard were made with asbestos–a material that is now known to be carcinogenic and responsible for diseases such as mesothelioma.

Millboard composite decking is made from a revolutionary Polyurethane resin, reinforced with mineral fibres plus a unique Lastane® coating. So what is Polyurethane then? It’s a type of elastomer, which is a polymer about half way between a plastic and a rubber.

Likewise, is millboard fire resistant? Fire Safety All types of Millboard composite decking has been tested by BBA, certificate 17/5409 for use as Decking Boards and certification and testing has been to this end. Millboard has been tested to BS EN ISO 13501-1:2007+A1:2009 and has a Bfl-S1 reaction to fire classification (fire test for flooring).

In this regard, what is millboard insulation?

Interface Performance Materials’ millboard materials are strong, thin, dense boards with excellent insulating characteristics. They are made from ceramic fiber, clay, inert fillers and a small amount of organic and/or inorganic binders for increased handling strength.

Can you jet wash millboard?

Because Millboard decking is made of non-porous composite, it resists mossy build-up and stains, so needs very little maintenance. Steer clear of solvents, chemicals and abrasive cleaners that could damage your Millboard decking. There’s normally no need for pressure washing.

Does millboard expand?

Unlike timber decking, Millboard is solid and therefore does not expand or contract, or rot and warp like wood or wood composite.

What is millboard decking?

Millboard decking is made from revolutionary Polyurethane resin, reinforced with mineral stone, and surfaced with a unique Lastane® coating. Millboard decking is made from revolutionary Polyurethane resin, reinforced with mineral stone, and surfaced with a unique Lastane® coating.

What is asbestos millboard?

Millboard is a type of wallboard used to provide insulation and protect from fire and heat. Most types of millboard were made with asbestos–a material that is now known to be carcinogenic and responsible for diseases such as mesothelioma.

How much does composite decking cost UK?

The estimated material costs for a composite deck run from £82 – £113 per square meter, that’s including substructure, decking and fasteners.

Is millboard decking expensive?

The initial cost of Millboard decking is more expensive than real timber decking.

How do you cut a millboard?

Millboard can be cut with standard saw blades, although we recommend a carbon-tipped, multi-purpose chop saw. As the formed end of the Millboard is lost when cut, these can be placed in less visual areas against a wall or edging profile. Use our Edgings (page 28) or Touch-up coating (page 35) where they are visible.