Dresser Mouldings, the UK’s premier manufacturer and supplier of timber building products have been collaborative partners with Arch Chemicals and Drywood Paints of Holland for over 4 years. This strategic partnership has allowed Dresser to provide and supply a water based paint stain for timber which provides Fire Rated products and an incredibly versatile material for all types of building and construction projects. Projects have included the Commonwealth Games Village in Glasgow, Centre Parc Woburn Abbey and a new Linden Homes development.
Dresser Mouldings has been supplying the trade with the highest quality timber mouldings for over 35 years and the companies unrivalled experience and knowledge has been incorporated to develop the Fusion range of cladding designs which provides outstanding performance and exceptional value.
In addition Dresser also has utilises the latest coating application technologies to provide fully finished cladding products.
Arch Chemicals has been pioneering timber protection technologies for over 80 years. It’s range of proven fire retardant impregnation treatments have been used with real confidence on construction projects around the world for more than 30 years and are approved fire retardants products of the UK Wood Protection Association. NON-COM Exterior is the only NHBC accepted fire retardant protection for exterior claddings.
Based in the Netherlands, Drywood Coatings is a worldwide specialist in the development and supply of water based coatings for timber. The Drywood Woodstain range of low film building coatings is perfect for timber cladding projects providing an environmentally advanced, high performance solution.
The unique collaboration of this group of specialist companies and unrivalled expertise has seen the development of Fusion Enhance and Fusion Endure - a high performance simple to specify, interior timber cladding system with built-in fire protection. Available in a range of exciting colour options the Fusion range features many benefits including:-
- Built-in DRICON long term fire protection
- Choice of 16 standard and fashionable opaque, semi-opaque and translucent coatings^
- High Performance Decorative Coatings
This is applied through a controlled pressure impregnation treatment to provide a Euroclass B surface spread of flame protection to the timber claddings. A humidity resistant fire protection that will last the lifetime of the timber. DRICON is the only BBA accredited fire retardant treatment for the protection of timber.
The correct maintenance of FUSION ENHANCE timber cladding is vital in terms of its long term fire performance - maintenance specifications are available so for details please contact Dresser Mouldings’ sales team. If you have chosen to use FUSION ENHANCE claddings for an exterior application it must have an appropriate and regular maintenance programme, according to the manufacturer’s recommendations, to ensure the fire protection properties are retained.