UL PRODUCT CATEGORY

Structural Cement-fiber Units, CIYT


Guide Information for Fire-resistance Ratings

1405.17

GENERAL

This category covers structural cement-fiber units investigated for use in fire-resistance designs as detailed in Fire-resistance Ratings - ANSI/UL 263 (BXUV). These units consist of proprietary mixes of processed cement fiber and a cementitious binder formed into flat or stemmed slabs or boards of various sizes, shapes and thickness. The products may, after exposed to the standard fire test, continue to smolder and glow.

Where indicated in the individual certifications, products covered under this category have also been evaluated by ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES).

PRODUCT IDENTITY

The following product identity appears on the product:

    Structural Cement-fiber Unit

RELATED PRODUCTS

For information on related products, see Fire-resistance Ratings - ANSI/UL 263 (BXUV).

For information on surface-burning characteristics, see Structural Cement-fiber Units (TMUT).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional information, see Fire-resistance Ratings (BXRH).

REQUIREMENTS

The basic standard used to investigate products in this category is ANSI/UL 263, "Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials."

UL MARK

Two methods of labeling are provided for this material: (1) Each piece will bear the Certification Mark, and (2) a Certificate is issued. A Certificate is prepared by the manufacturer for each construction site to be supplied. The use of the Certificate is optional when each piece bears the Certification Mark but in all cases it is restricted to material shipped directly from a factory to a construction site.

The Certification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Certification and Follow-Up Service. The Certification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the words "CERTIFIED" and "SAFETY," the geographic identifier(s), and a file number.

Additional Certification Markings

Products covered under this category are additionally marked with the following information:

AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
DESIGN NO(S). ____
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

or

AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

Alternate UL Mark

Two methods of labeling are provided for this material: (1) Each piece will bear the Classification Mark, or (2) a Certificate is issued. A Certificate is prepared by the manufacturer for each construction site to be supplied. The use of the Certificate is optional when each piece bears the Classification Mark but in all cases it is restricted to material shipped directly from a factory to a construction site.

The Classification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Classification and Follow-Up Service. The Classification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the word "CLASSIFIED" above the UL symbol (as illustrated in the Introduction of this Directory), and the following additional information:

STRUCTURAL CEMENT-FIBER UNIT
FIRE RESISTANCE CLASSIFICATION
DESIGN NO(S). ____
SEE UL FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY
Control No.

or

STRUCTURAL CEMENT-FIBER UNIT
FIRE RESISTANCE CLASSIFICATION
SEE UL FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY
Control No.

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Structural Wood-fiber Deck
Last Updated on 2013-05-16
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