Flame-resistant wall panels: pros and cons

What are fire resistant panels and where they are used

These panels are made of polyvinyl chloride, which has the ability to self-attenuate. Typically, these are set fascia, having a width of 10 to 30 cm and a thickness of about 1 cm. The length of them can be different — from 2.5 to 6 m. The surface of the panels can be glossy, matte or textural, with organic dyes applied to it by any printing method. This pattern is not afraid of moisture and the panel can be washed frequently, however, use especially aggressive chemical detergents is not recommended.

Flame-resistant wall panels are not only economical, but also environmentally friendly material that can be used to finish walls in spaces of any purpose. The wall coating made from these panels has high strength and decorative qualities, allowing to bring to life any design decisions, giving the interiors not only originality, but and cosiness — in appearance they can imitate traditional natural materials in design.

They have fire protection properties, are safe and easy to wash, so they have found use in medical and children’s institutions, shopping centers, shops, warehouses, offices, a variety of non-residential and residential spaces. But still there is prejudice against this synthetic finishing material, plastic is considered not eco-friendly and in residential buildings its use is limited to bathroom and bathroom.

Increased indicators of wear resistance and strength allow fire-resistant panels to maintain their properties and appearance for a long time.


advantages and disadvantages of fire-resistant PVC wall panels

, from which fire-resistant panels are made, are used for the manufacture of many things, which you use daily. This material is made of linoleum, water pipes and even plastic bottles, which are used as drinks containers, and this is already indicative of its ecological safety.

With the help of wall plastic panels, you can easily hide engineering communications while leaving the ability to access them quickly and easily.

This cladding non-flammable material is not afraid of moisture and is not susceptible to the destructive action of rotten bacteria, it does not start either fungus or mold. Wall and ceiling panels are easily and quickly mounted, and do not require wall and ceiling alignment. And, most importantly, they are perfectly safe with regard to fire, as they have the ability to self-attenuate, refractory and even at high temperatures only slowly smolder without flammable. By the way, and low temperatures they are not afraid, so they can be installed in unheated rooms, including on balconies, verandas, gazebos.

Disadvantages include only the possibility of deformation under long-term influence of a powerful heat source. Therefore, it is not recommended to install heaters near walls finished with such panels.

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