Norbec Architectural Inc.
Building Products Listing Program
- Norbec Architectural Inc.
- Insulated Metal Panels
- Boucherville, Quebec, Canada
- December 14, 2016
- June 29, 2020
Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials and Assemblies
Standard Corner Wall Method of Test for Flammability Characteristics of Non-Melting Foam Plastic Building Materials.
Standard Method of Test for Fire Spread Under Roof-Deck Assemblies
Standard Method of Test for Fire Growth of Insulated Building Panels in a Full-Scale Room Configuration
Standard Methods of Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials
Standard Method of Fire Test of Exterior Wall Assemblies.
Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S Insulated Metal Panels with Polyisocyanurate Core
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 panels surface burning characteristics determined in accordance with CAN/ULC-S102:
Model(s) Flame Spread Index Max. Smoke Developed Index Max. Thickness Max. (mm) Density Max. (kg/m3) NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S
(w/o Steel Skin)
≤ 5001 ≤ 175 152 41.6 NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S
(with Steel Skin)
≤ 25 ≤ 100 152 41.6
Note 1: Flame spread index determined in accordance with CAN/ULC S127.
NOREX panels surface burning characteristics complying with CAN/ULC S126:
Model(s) Results Thickness Max. (mm) Density Max. (kg/m3) NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S
(w/o Steel Skin)
Complies 152 41.6
NOREX panels surface burning characteristics determined in accordance with ASTM E84:
Model(s) Flame Spread Index Smoke Developed Index Maximum Thickness (inches) Density Max. (lbs/ft3) NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S
(w/o Steel Skin)
≤ 25 ≤ 450 6 2.6 NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S
(with Steel Skin)
≤ 10 ≤ 450 6 2.6
NOREX panels products ratings determined in accordance with CAN/ULC-S138:
QAI Design # Models (s) CAN/ULC-S138 Details B1096-1a2 NOREX-L, NOREX-H, NOREX-S
to maximum 152 mm (6 inches) thickness
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 joint intersections.
Note 2: The above assembly has been evaluated and found compliant for Protection of Foam Plastic in Combustible Construction as outlined in Section 220.127.116.11 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 18.104.22.168 of the 2015 NBC and where panels are used in application where flame spread ratings required are ≤ 10..
NOREX panels 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 22.214.171.124 of the 2015 National Building Code of Canada.
NOREX panels 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 126.96.36.199 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.
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