Urbanline Latitudes Duro Decking (previously known as Permadeck) has most of the attributes of timber, with added advantages such as no maintenance, consistent colour toning and strength, which provide an aesthetically pleasing and “forever young” result. Made from recycled wood fibres and recycled and virgin polyethylene, Latitudes Duro is unmatched by other composites on the market and its solid board is now available with BAL 40 fire rating.
Can I use Latitudes Decking in bushfire-prone areas?
Yes, the Latutides Board Fire Rated BAL-40 Decking product is certified for use in Australia’s most bushfire-prone areas. It can be used for commercial or residential decking in areas with bushfire attack levels of BAL-40, BAL-29, BAL-19 and BAL-12.5.
Maintenance free – Latitudes Decking requires no oiling or painting over the life of the product – just keep it clean.
Positive concealed fix system – Equator hidden fasteners can be installed in 4 quick and easy steps. Achieve a clean finish with no pre-drilling.
High durability – Formulated with a mixture of virgin and recycled high-density polyethylene, which promotes longevity.
High stability – Using Strandex Technology, every strand of wood fibre is encased in high-density polyethylene, for minimal movement and superior protection against UV and moisture.
Water resistant – Wood fibres are encapsulated, allowing no opportunity for moisture ingress.
High slip resistance – Excellent grip in both wet and dry conditions. Tested: AS/NZS, 4586: 2004, Appendix A. Result: Class W.
25 Year Limited Warranty – Guaranteed quality and peace of mind.
Exceptionally quiet underfoot – High-density constitution – excellent for insulating against noise intrusion.
Installer friendly – Latitudes Decking is easy to cut, drill, shape and fix with standard woodworking tools.
Rot and pest resistant – Guaranteed not to rot, split, warp or check. Highly resistant to damage caused by termites and fungal decay.
Bushfire resistance – With a BAL40 rating, the LBFR 137 x 24 is certified for use in Australia’s most bushfire-prone areas. It can be used in areas with bushfire attack levels of BAL40, BAL-29, BAL-19 and BAL-12.5, giving commercial and residential clients stylish decking choices that comply with strict regulations (Australian Standard 3959).