Norbec Architectural Inc.
Building Products Listing Program
- Norbec Architectural Inc.
- Insulated Metal Panels
- Boucherville, Quebec, Canada
- December 14, 2016
- October 30, 2020
CAN/ULC S102 Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of
Building Materials and Assemblies.
CAN/ULC S126 Standard Method of Test for Fire Spread Under Roof-Deck
CAN/ULC S138 Standard Method of Test for Fire Growth of Insulated Building
Panels in a Full-Scale Room Configuration.
CAN/ULC S101 Standard Methods of Fire Endurance Tests of Building
Construction and Materials.
CAN/ULC S134 Standard Method of Fire Test of Exterior Wall Assemblies.
ASTM E84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of
ASTM D1929 Standard Test Method for Determining Ignition Temperatures of
NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S Insulated Metal Panels (IMP) with
Each panel is marked with a permanent label containing the following information:
a) Manufacturers name or recognized trademark
b) Product name
c) Date of manufacture
d) QAI file number: B1096
e) CAN/ULC S102 / ASTM E84 Flame Spread Index and Smoke Developed
Indices as noted in this listing.
f) QAI logo shown here:
NOREX IMP have the following ignition properties determined in accordance with
Iginition Properties Flash Ignition Temperature: ≥ 600o+F (316oC) Spontaneous Ignition Temperature: ≥ 800o+F (427oC)
NOREX IMP surface burning characteristics determined in accordance with
Model(s) Flame Spread Index Smoke Developed Index Thickness Max. (mm) Density Max. (kg/m3) NOREX-L,
(w/o Steel Skin)
≤ 5001 ≤ 175 152 41.6 NOREX-L,
(with Steel Skin)
≤ 25 ≤ 100 152 41.6
Note 1: Flame spread index determined in accordance with CAN/ULC S127.
NOREX IMP surface burning characteristics complying with CAN/ULC S126:
Model(s) Results Thickness Max. (mm) Density Max. (kg/m3) NOREX-L,
Complies 152 41.6
NOREX IMP surface burning characteristics determined in accordance with ASTM
Model(s) Flame Spread Index Smoke Developed Index Maximum Thickness (inches) Density Max. (lbs/ft3) NOREX-L,
(w/o Steel Skin)
≤ 25 ≤ 450 6 2.6 NOREX-L,
(with Steel Skin)
≤ 10 ≤ 450 6 2.6
NOREX IMP products ratings determined in accordance with CAN/ULC-S138:
QAI Design # Models (s) CAN/ULC-S138 Details B1096-1a2 NOREX-L,
to maximum 152
mm (6 inches)
Sprinklered Room Compliant when
equipped with 68oC (155oF) activation
temperature, pendant style listed sprinklers.
Fastener at top and bottom panels for panel
connection are required. Corners treated
with flashing, mechanically secured.
Silicone sealant applied at panel and ceiling
Note 2: The above assembly has been evaluated and found compliant for Protection of Foam
Plastic in Combustible Construction as outlined in Section 18.104.22.168 of the 2015 National Building
Code of Canada (NBC).
The above assembly has been evaluated and found compliant for Factory Assembled Panels
for use in Non-Combustible Construction for buildings that are sprinklered, < 18 meters high,
have no Group A Group B or Group C major occupancies, with the panel having no air spaces,
as outlined in Section 22.214.171.124 of the 2015 NBC and where panels are used in application where
flame spread ratings required are ≤ 10..
NOREX IMP products evaluated to CAN/ULC S134:
NOREX Panels CAN/ULC S134 QAI Design # Flame Spread Heat Flux at 3.5 m Maximum Thickness Maximum Density (kg/m3) B1096-1b3 < 5.0 m < 35 kW/m2 152 mm
Note 3: The above assembly has been evaluated and found compliant for use as combustible
cladding in non-combustible construction as required by Section 126.96.36.199 of the 2015 National
Building Code of Canada.
NOREX IMP evaluated to CAN/ULC-S101 10-minute stay in place when used
as wall panels:
QAI Design # Model(s) Fire Endurance Openings B1113-1c4 NOREX-H
Maximum 152 mm
10 Minutes No Openings Developed.
Note 3: The above assembly has been evaluated and found compliant to Section 188.8.131.52 of
2015 National Building Code of Canada, for exterior wall assemblies containing combustible
insulation with flame spread of > 25 and < 500, for use in non-combustible construction of > 18
m height non sprinklered where the conditions of this section of the National Building Code of
Canada are met.
Products must be installed with the manufacturer’s installation instructions and in
accordance with the building codes recognized by the authority having jurisdiction.
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