Noncombustible


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Noncombustible

In building construction, a material that will not ignite, burn, support combustion, or release flammable vapors when subjected to fire or heat.

noncombustible

1. In building construction a material of which no part will ignite and burn when subjected to fire.
2. A building material having a structural base of noncombustible material, as defined above, with surfacing not over ? in. (0.32 cm) which has a flame-spread rating not higher than 50.
3. A material, other than those falling into the above two categories, which has a flame-spread rating not higher than 25 and which shows no evidence of continued progressive combustion.
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NRMCA Vice President, Sustainability Tien Peng, along with Portland Cement Association and Masonry Alliance for Codes & Standards representatives, offered testimony resulting in preliminary 2018 IBC language not allowing the nine-story threshold for Type IV (heavy timber) construction; firewalls constructed with gypsum board-enclosed, cross-laminated timber; and, combustible-material substitutes for Type III construction (noncombustible exterior walls).
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