[CCMC 13581-R] CCMC Canadian code compliance evaluation
From: National Research Council Canada
Palram Americas, Inc. Arcadia West Industrial Park
9735 Commerce Circle
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It is the opinion of the Canadian Construction Materials Centre that the evaluated product, when used as a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) wall liner in agricultural buildings in accordance with the conditions and limitations stated in this evaluation, complies with the following code:
National Farm Building Code 1995
|ID||Code provision||Solution type|
|220.127.116.11. Fire Resistance Ratings||Acceptable|
The above opinion(s) is/are based on the evaluation by the CCMC of technical evidence provided by the evaluation holder, and is bound by the stated conditions and limitations. For the benefit of the user, a summary of the technical information that forms the basis of this evaluation has been included.
The product is a corrugated PVC panel that is intended for use as an interior wall liner in agricultural buildings. The profile thickness is 20 gauge (0.81 mm).
This evaluation is valid only for products produced at the following plant:
|Product name||Manufacturing plant|
|Kutztown, PA, US|
|Ag-Tuf®||Product evaluated by the CCMC|
Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC
Conditions and limitations
The CCMC’s compliance opinion is bound by this product being used in accordance with the conditions and limitations set out below.
- The PVC corrugated panel is intended to be used as a wall liner on the interior of agricultural buildings.
- The product is not intended to be used as cladding.
- The installer must follow the manufacturer’s installation instructions and the guidelines for the spacing of fasteners.
- The product must be identified with the phrase “CCMC 13581-R”.
This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:
|Criteria number||Criteria name|
|CCMC-TG-097210-95||CCMC Technical Guide for Corrugated PVC Wall Panel|
The Report Holder has submitted technical documentation for CCMC’s evaluation. Testing was conducted at laboratories recognized by CCMC. The corresponding technical evidence for this product is summarized below.
|Flame-spread rating||Report value||0|
|Smoke development||Report value||70|
|Chemical resistance||Report value||No sign of any change|
Use of Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) assessments
This assessment must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments, any applicable building code or by-law requirements, and/or any other regulatory requirements (for example, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, etc.).
It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has evaluated only the characteristics of the specific product described herein. The information and opinions in this evaluation are directed to those who have the appropriate degree of experience to use and apply its contents (such as authorities having jurisdiction, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is valid when the product is used as part of permitted construction, respecting all conditions and limitations stated in the evaluation, and in accordance with applicable building codes and by-laws.
This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, expressed or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated product. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use of or reliance on the information contained herein or the use of any evaluated product. The NRC is not undertaking to render professional or other services on behalf of any person or entity nor to perform any duty owed by any person or entity to another person or entity.
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