An MgO panel, aka MgO board, is a technologically advanced building material commonly used for construction purposes. It has recently emerged as the preferred choice of homeowners because of its sustainable nature as well as its benefits.
There are different types of MgO boards currently available in the market. If you plan to use MgO panels in your next building project, here are a few types of MgO boards that you should know about.
1. Wind barrier sheathing boards
As the name suggests, a wind barrier sheathing board is an MgO board that provides resistance against the high pressures of wind. In addition, they are also highly resistant to moisture and dust.
Wind barrier sheathing boards are usually installed on home exteriors due to their weather-resistant properties. They are non-combustible panels that offer a 120 min fire rating.
2. Fire-resistant boards
Fire-resistant MgO boards are specifically designed for areas that require proper insulation. They are strong and flexible boards that can be used as a bearing wall.
When a building catches fire, the fire mustn't spread immediately. Fire-resistant boards are build to serve the exact purpose. A fire-resistant board comes with 2-hour long fire protection. Its high conductivity and low shrinkage properties help it to provide strong insulation and ensures that the temperature on the other side of the building remains the same for an extended period.
As fire-resistant boards are solely optimized for mechanical strength and thermal stability, they can be used for building compartments, ventilation, and smoke extraction ducts.
3. Tile backer boards
A tile backer board is an innovative construction alternative and a highly sustainable building material. These boards are user-friendly and applicable indoors as well as outdoors. These boards are water resilient and, therefore, have extended durability. It's light in weight and resistant to mold and mildew growth.
Unlike traditionally used products like Plywood and Gypsum, magnesium tile backer boards do not deteriorate upon direct contact with moisture, and therefore they’re more frequently used in damp locations like bathrooms and showers.
Due to the growing concerns of sustainability, energy consumption, and global warming, more and more people are moving toward energy-efficient building materials.
At Mag Matrix Science and Technology (Group) Co., Ltd, we strive to provide customers with energy-efficient solutions for all construction projects. If you are also planning to use sustainable products for your next building project, visit our shop.