(AAC) Autoclaved Aerated Concrete

Firewall Non Combustible Render Systems
Firewall Non Combustible Render Systems
Australian Made Paint, Texture Coating and Render

1 ST COAT
fIREWALL SKIM
FOR jOINTING

1530 Non Combustible Render
1530 Non Combustible Render
Australian Made and Owned Render

2 ND COAT
FIREWALL 1530 RENDER
NON-COMBUSTIBLE

Texture Coating
Texture Coating
Australian Made and Owned Paint

3 RD COAT
ARMATEX TEXTURE

Energy Star Paint Dirtguard IR Elastic Heat Reflective Paint
Energy Star Paint Dirtguard IR Elastic Heat Reflective Paint
Australian Made and Owned Heat Reflective Paint

4TH & 5TH COATS
HEAT REFLECTIVE-CRACK FREE ELASTIC COATING

ABCB directive:- Type A & B construction external walls & facades assessed under DtS provisions,
RENDER must be non-combustible.   Learn More

Buildings of Type A & B construction
Deemed to Satisfy (DtS) provisions for external walls

❌-NCC cl C1.9(d) and C1.9(e) does not exempt render and requires it to qualify as non-combustible under cl C1.14(a).
❌-NCC cl C1.10 and sub-paragraphs not relevant for external wall coatings.
✅-NCC cl C1.14(l) only exempts paint and similar finishes including textured paint and primers.

Performance Solution for external walls

✅ Must be prepared by a suitably qualified fire engineer and the coating system must have large scale AS5113 & BS8414 fire tests conducted by accredited NATA test facilities.

Armatex Firewall NCC DtS compliant Solutions-(AAC/CFC/masonry/PVC)

Armatex Firewall 1530 Render Non-Combustible (Masonry/AAC/CFC) panels Passes AS1530.1 and tested at NATA approved test facilities.
Armatex Firewall Render coating system (PVC panels) tested to AS5113 and BS8414 at NATA approved test facilities. DtS compliant for Type C construction and performance based solution for Type A & B construction by a suitably qualified fire engineer. Results independently assessed by Red Fire Engineers.
Armatex Texture Coatings, primers and Energy Star Paint, exempt under clause C1.14(l).

External Coating Systems for AAC must also comply with Australian Standards
AS 5146.3:2015, Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Part 3: Construction.

Section-2.8.4 External coatings
When used to provide weatherproofing in accordance with the NCC requirements or durability
in accordance with Table 2.5(A), external coating systems shall—
(a) be water-resistant;
(b) be vapour-permeable;
(c) be capable of bridging up to a 1 mm crack in the substrate; and
(d) consist of a base levelling coat, and texture and finish coats.

1-Required Base levelling Coat.
✅Armatex Firewall 1530 Render Non-Combustible is compliant to AS 5146.3:2015 & Passes AS1530.1 as not combustible for NCC non-combustibility provisions.  Tested at NATA approved test facilities.
2-Required Texture Coating.
✅-Armatex Texture Coatings-Trowel or Roll On Range. Compliant to AS 5146.3:2015 and are exempt under clause C1.14(l) for NCC non-combustibility provisions.
3-Required External Coatings.
✅-Astec Energy Star Dirtguard IR Elastic Low Sheen Elastomeric Wall Coating is compliant to AS 5146.3:2015 and exceeds standard requirement to bridge a minimum 1.0 mm crack.  Exempt under clause C1.14(l) for NCC non-combustibility provisions.  Tested at NATA approved test facilities.

Astec Energy Star Dirtguard IR Elastic Low Sheen Elastomeric Wall Coating is Tested to-AS 4548 Guide to long-life coatings for concrete and masonry.
1-Crack Bridging
✅-  Crack bridging Ratio 31.00 Times DFT, (150 micron DFT will bridge a crack width of 4.65 mm)
2- Water Transmission.
✅-  <1 g/24h/m2/kPa
3- Water Vapour Transmission.
✅-  118.70 g/m2/24 hour

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Armatex System Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Panel & Block 


This coating system satisfies the non-combustibility provisions relevant to a non-combustible building element for new construction in accordance with the Building Code of Australia Deemed-to-Satisfy provisions and has been tested in accordance with AS 1530.1:1994 (R2016) and AS/NZS 1530.3.

  • ARMATEX PRE-PATCH COARSE JOINTING
  • FIREWALL 1530 RENDER NON-COMBUSTIBLE
  • Armatex Texture Coating
  • Heat reflective elastomeric coating

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WHY CHOOSE ASTEC WALLING SYSTEMS

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australian made and owned

We are proud of what we make and that our products can carry the Australian Made and Owned Logo.

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codemark certification

Independent third party accreditation for heat reflective coatings provides our clients' assurance that the Energy Star products they use will perform as stated.

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environmental Certification

The Good Environmental Choice Label is the only environmental labeling program in Australia which indicates the environmental performance of a product from a whole of product life perspective for consumer goods.