What testing has Fiberon cladding passed?

Fiber Composites, LLC (dba Fiberon) is the first leading wood-alternative decking manufacturer to be issued both a Florida Product Approval number (#21959) and a Texas Department of Insurance Product Evaluation (TDI MC-18) for use of its products in rainscreen cladding applications. See all testing evaluations below:

  • Performance Evaluation Report PER-17111
  • Florida Product Approval Number #21959
  • Meets Florida Building Code Test protocols for High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ)
    • TAS 201-94 Large and small missile test standard: Design Pressure +120.0/-120.0 psf
    • TAS 202-94 Uniform structural load standard: Design Pressure +120.0/-120.0 psf
    • TAS 203-94 Uniform cyclic pressure test standard: Design Pressure +120.0/-120.0 psf
  • Texas Department of Insurance Product Evaluation (TDI-MC-18)
  • NFPA 268 Standard Test Method for Determining Ignitability of Exterior Wall Assemblies Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source (PASSED)

HIGH VELOCITY HURRICANE ZONE (HVHZ)
In TAS tests, Fiberon Composite Cladding surpassed capabilities of fiber cement and engineered wood claddings.

FLORIDA PRODUCT APPROVAL NUMBER
Set by the state of Florida for all construction trades. Products with this designation have been approved for use throughout Florida, including in Hurricane Zones. Specifiers should request the Product Approval page as evidence of approval. Once a product has been awarded a Florida product approval number, no state building commission can require additional testing, evaluation, or documentation. To learn more, visit https://www.floridabuilding.or...

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