Homasote Cork and Burlap Options
October 15, 2008
The Lab received some samples from Homasote that caught our eye. One sample was NovaCork, an ‘ultra-tackable interior panel that is completely finished and require no surface treatment.’ NovaCork is available in Class A fire-rated 4’X8′ panels which may be installed directly to framing with nails or paneling adhesive.
The other was a Burlap Panel: ‘composed of an all-natural, heavyweight jute fabric laminated to a nominal 1/2″ structural Homasote fiberboard. Decorative, tackable Burlap Panels are used in both residential and commercial construction as a finished paneling in its natural state or painted to adapt to any color or decor.’ The standard panels are Class C fire-rated but can be custom-ordered as a Class A.
Samples are available in the Library.