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gTiger Board Type Z-WRh is a type of fire resistant gypsum board that is strong against water.

More and more exterior walls on fire-resistant wooden buildings are using WR board as the outside fireproof cladding material thanks to the variety of finishes and ease of installation.
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* In order to make the building into a fire-resistant wooden building, please be aware that it is necessary for its major structures other than the exterior wall to be fire-resistant structures as well.

Advantage① High-level of waterproof performance that is also strong against rain

gTiger Board Type Z-WRh is strong against water, so there is no need to worry if it rained before attaching the moisture permeable waterproof sheet.

* Please attach the moisture permeable waterproof sheet within 2 weeks after the start of Tiger Board Type Z-WR installation.
  Tiger Board Type Z-WR Tiger Waterproof Board
Water absorption ratio Below 5% Below 10%
* The performance above is the measured value as tested using the method described in JIS A 6901.

Test for confirming waterproof performance

Test duration
Left: Type Z,
Right: Type Z-WR

[Test Procedure]

Two specimens of Tiger Board Type Z-WR and Tiger Board Type Z (regular fire resistant gypsum board) were allowed to be permeated by ink water at 1 cm of their lowermost edge for an hour to check the waterproof performance of each specimen.
After testing

[Test results]

It was observed that the Tiger Board Type Z-WR mostly did not suck up the ink water, therefore confirming that it has a high level of waterproof performance.

Advantage② Highly durable exterior wall that protects your residence

The ventilation construction method improves the durability of the building.

By using antimildew agent in addition to the high-level of waterproof performance, Tiger Board Type Z-WR also has resistance against mold.
(However, it does not guarantee that mold does not occur at all.)

Verification of durability

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Physical characteristics and properties Compliant to JIS standard
Mold growth None
* Although discoloration was observed on the paper liner, it has no effect on the performance.
The discoloration was due to the 1-month outdoor exposure test conducted after the installation of the top layer of WR board.
By using the ventilation construction method, the Tiger Board Type Z-WR, which is treated with waterproofing and mildewproofing, has high durability.

Advantage③ Achieving simple installation

Since gTiger Board Type Z-WRh is a gypsum board, it is easy to modify. With simple installation, it will be a quick finish .

For exterior wall framing of fire-resistant wooden structure, use Tiger Board Type Z-WR
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