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Secura Fire & Acoustic Flooring System
Description

Secura™ Interior Flooring Fire & Acoustic flooring systems are a mid-floor solution, engineered to address the complete range of fire and acoustic performance needs in a multi-storey, intertenancy floor dwelling.

The system delivers high value acoustic performance in multilevel residential building above code requirements in both Sound Transmission Class (STC) and Impact Insulation Class (IIC).

Key Features
  • Acoustic performance achieved with no reliance on carpet or acoustic underlay, future proofing the build if tiles or hardwood floor were installed during renovation work
  • The system delivers a fire rating up to 60/60/60 FRR
  • Services can be run through the cavity without compromising the fire rating
  • Dimensionally stable substrate for solid feel and squeak-free floor
  • Resistant to fire, rot resistant and resistant to moisture damage
  • Can be tiled directly without the need for tile underlay
Scope of Use

Secura Interior Flooring system as per the installation manual is suitable for use in dry or wet area applications for buildings within the scope of the NZS 3604, ‘Timber-framed buildings’ or buildings covered by specific engineering design (SED) with a maximum concentrated load of 2.7kN applied over an area of 0.025m2 as per Table-3 of AS/NZS 1170.1 ‘Structural Design Actions – Permanent, Imposed and other Actions’.

  • Mid-floor solution, engineered to address the complete range of fire and acoustic performance needs in a multi-storey, intertenancy floor dwelling
  • The system delivers a fire rating up to 60/60/60 FRR
  • Services can be run through the cavity without compromising the fire rating
  • Can be tiled directly without the need for tile underlay
Statement of Building Code Compliance

The Secura Fire & Acoustic Flooring System, if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of the technical literature, will meet or contribute to meeting the following provisions of the NZBC:

  • Clause B2 DURABILITY: James Hardie products meet the serviceable life in excess of 50 years and meet the requirements of NZBC Clause B2 Durability. It must be ensured the products are installed and maintained in accordance to their published technical specifications
  • Clause C PROTECTION FROM FIRE The fire resistance rating (FRR) of James Hardie fire rated systems has been verified through full scale testing and technical assessments. The systems published in the design manual are suitable to achieve passive fire protection and meet the requirements of NZBC Clause C Protection From Fire
  • Clause G6 AIRBORNE & IMPACT SOUND: For the systems published in the design manual the STC and IIC ratings have established through testing or acoustic modelling. Designers/specifiers must ensure that the ratings published in the manual are suitable for the intended applications. In case higher ratings are required, ask James Hardie for assistance
Other Performance Attributes
  • Acoustic performance achieved with no reliance on carpet or acoustic underlay, future proofing the build if tiles or hardwood floor were installed during renovation work
  • The system delivers a fire rating up to 60/60/60 FRR
  • Squeak-free floor
  • Resistant to fire, rot resistant and resistant to moisture damage
B1 Structure compliant
Structure
B2 Durability compliant
Durability
C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
G6 Airborne and Impact Sound compliant
Airborne and Impact Sound
Documents
Fire and Acoustic Design Manual

2020

Installation Manual

2017

Brochure

2019

Technical Literature on Supplier Website

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