Nocom MgO Board Wall Sheathing – Blacksmith Forge, Maine Nocom was selected as the fire-rated wall sheathing to protect this blacksmith shop in rural Maine.  Installing a noncombustible, environmentally friendly wallboard was requested to reduce the risk of errant sparks or embers igniting the wall sheathing.  It’s important to select a magnesium oxide board that

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Skilled Care Facility: Roof

Skilled Care Assisted Living Facility: Armoroc Roof This project consists of a new 300 bed skilled care assisted living facilty. 50,000 sf of 3/4″ Armoroc was installed as part of a UL listed fire-rated roof assembly specified to comply with the building code requirements for fire-resistance in assisted living facilties. Armoroc eliminated the need for

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Silver LEED Asst Living: Roof & Walls

Silver LEED Skilled Nursing Facility: Armoroc Roofs & Walls This project consists of a new 220 bed skilled nursing facility. Faced with restrictions on use of wood limited their sheathing options with the roof & walls the architects specified Armoroc and overcame the restrictions while adding to their LEED Silver certified building. Approx 80,000sf of

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GeoBoard – Hotel Lobby Cladding

GeoBoard Decorative Cement Board Interior Cladding – Look Hotel, Brooklyn , NY, 2017 Look Hotel in Brooklyn, NY fitted their lobby with GeoBoard decorative cement board cladding, which complements nicely the natural wood and glass staircase, as well the polished concrete floor and light fixtures.  

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GeoBoard Decorative Exterior Cement Board Cladding – 2014 The builders of this contemporary residence in the northeastern US select GeoBoard decorative fibercement rain-screen cladding to accent the exterior of their facade which also features natural woods, architectural metals and glass.

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Armoroc Walls, Boathouse, New Hampshire

Boathouse (cold weather install) – Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire 3/4″ Armoroc cement-bonded particleboard was installed as the structural wall sheathing for this double-bay boathouse on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire. Installation occurred in January in the coldest temperatures New England’s winter has to offer (the temperature was -10 degrees F the day these pictures were taken,

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With it’s origins dating back to Europe in the early 20th century, cement bonded particleboard (CBPB) was and still is a widely used building material in Europe, Asia and other parts of the world. Ameriform’s founders have been involved in the US structural cement board industry for over 25 years which at the time these

Corbett Kroehler, Global Warming and Green Building Expert (and Central Florida Congressional Candidate!), promotes Armoroc Cement Bonded Particle Board (CBPB) as a new solution to the Clean Air Act’s impact on the OSB industry, and Armoroc’s use as an environmentally friendly building material. View Corbett’s article on Keyboard Culture.

Cement Bonded Particle Board (CBPB) in the US

The Cement Bonded Particle Board (CBPB) market in the US has grown considerably over the past 15 years. It was first introduced on a large scale in the 1990’s to be used in applications such as structural fire-rated floors, roofs, walls, soffits, ceilings, and was soon incorporated into OEM & pre-fabricated products such as Access

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