Recognized as an alternative to other non-com materials, building codes have approved Dricon FRT for a wide range of applications. Dricon has proven itself in countless structures of various types and in turn is available in a variety of forms.
Typical developments that require the use of FRTW are:
- Department stores
- Multi-family homes
- Convention centers
Throughout the midwest and northeast US, you can find Dricon FRT in dimensional and board lumber as well as plywood and backer board.
The objective of utilizing Fire Retardant Wood is to reduce injury and damage from fires. FRTW can limit damage in buildings with valuable content, increase escape time, and are a cost effective alternative to increase fire protection in locations where sprinklers aren’t easily accessible. Biewer stocks product for both interior and exterior applications. Pressure Treated – Interior product must be shielded from direct precipitation whereas Pressure Treated -Exterior can be exposed to weather and often times can be useful for meeting Urban Wildland Interface codes.