Orbit FR Board (Orbit FR)






Trafalgar Orbit FR is a strong, lightweight, non combustible 9mm building board designed for use in many fire resistant and general purpose applications.

Orbit FR is a fully tested board that complies with the requirements of AS5601 and is suitable for use in close vicinity to gas appliances such as domestic or commercial cooking equipment, flues & chimneys, range hoods, and open flame barbeques. It is also approved for us as a fire rated wall, ceiling or soffit lining, providing up to 4 hours fire protection as per the Building Code of Australia.

Orbit FR is off-white in colour and has a smooth sanded surface on one face with a lightly textured reverse side. it is a reinforced calcium silicate board and it contains no asbestos.

Orbit FR applications include:

  • Fire rated walls
  • Fire rated ceilings
  • Fire resistant eave and soffit linings
  • Splashbacks
  • Close vicinity to gas appliances


Key Features and Benefits:

  • Lightweight
  • Non-combustible
  • Easy to cut and shape with conventional tools
  • Low thermal conductivity
  • Up to 4 hour fire rating
  • No asbestos