New Finnforest Phoenix plywood  panel provides greater fire protection for the  railway vehicle industry.

Vehicle floors must withstand fire according to various standards and requirements. Finnforest Phoenix Fire panels are composite structure panels made of birch plywood, sound reduction material and an aluminum combination coating. 

Phoenix is tested and has achieved e.g. the Top Floor Class Level M1, according to the French standards (NF) and the Spanish standards. The product has also achieved the Top Class Level F1, with respect to combustion gases.

Finnforest Phoenix Fire panel thicknesses range between 4 to 45mm fulfill the M1 and F1 requirements.

Key features

  • Improved fire protection
  • Sound absorbing properties
  • Air tight surface
  • Water vapour barrier
  • High strength/weight ratio
  • High durability
  • Versatile in use, can be painted, coated etc.
  • PEFC certified (raw material is sourced from sustainably managed forests)

For further details and an opportunity to view the Finnforest Phoenix panel range, Finnforest is exhibiting  at the Railway Interiorsexpo 2011 show in Cologne, Germany on 15-17 November 2011.  Stand number is 9004.

More information:

Sakari Kainumaa
Product Manager, Transportation Segment
Finnforest, Engineered Wood Business Line
Askonkatu 9E, FIN-15100 Lahti
Tel. +358 1046 50355