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American Beadboard Fire Rated (FR) Class 1 / Class A

Commercial Beadboard

Our Fire Rated (FR) Beadboard is made specifically for Commercial Projects that require a Class A / Class 1 rated fire-retardant beadboard.  These Fire Rated beadboard panels are ideal for interior use in public areas such as schools, hotels hospitals and restaurants.


  • Fire Rated Class A / Class 1
  • Flame Spread 15 US and 20 Canada
  • Smoke Developed 95 US and Canada
  • Complies with formaldehyde emission requirements in MDF for CAN/CSA-0260-16, CPA-ECC-2011, ANSI 208.2-2016, and CCR 931120 (CARB Composite Wood ATCM Phase II).
  • Contains 100% Recycled/Recovered Wood Content 
  • ASTM E 84 Standard Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
  • UL 723 Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
  • CAN/ULC - S102 Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Material
Moisture Resistant MDF Bead Board Panel

Reversible FR (Fire Rated) Beadboard Panels

One side of the panel has beads that are 2 5/8" on center.  The other side has beads that are 4" on center. 

The outer edge of the cut includes a rounded edge which gives the panel a distinctively smooth feel and is soothing to the touch.

Each bead board panel has a finish width of 8".  You can purchase Standard beadboard heights of  30", 36", 46", 60" and 94". You can special order fire rated beadboard panels up to 108" for taller applications.  Panels over 94" will need to ship with curb side freight services.

bead board cross section with dimensions and lap joint view

Each Fire Rated Beadboard Panel has an 8 inch finish width.  The panels have lap joints so each panel will overlap the prior panel.

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