Gunnersen releases innovative Australian-made structural bracing

News /
21 October 2014
R6 Brace is a strong and durable engineered structural bracing product made in Australia for Australian conditions.

Gunnersen has released R6 Brace – a strong, durable bracing product made in Australia for Australian conditions. R6 Brace is manufactured with tightly controlled and measured structural properties, has uniform density and aims be the best value structural bracing on the market. R6 Brace will be available this week in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.

General Manager of Gunnersen Victoria, David Brooker, said, “We are excited to release R6 Brace, with its strength, durability and value, being the lowest priced structural panel wall bracing in the market. It’s a perfect fit for residential building”.

R6 Brace is engineered to comply with the bracing requirements of the Building Code of Australia. Made specifically as a structural wall panel bracing, it is designed to resist horizontal racking and vertical uplift forces, due to wind or earthquakes. Engineered with highly durable moisture-resistant resin, R6 Brace provides enhanced durability and strength.

R6 Brace key features:

  • Tested & certified by the Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA)
  • Complies with BCA
  • FSC® certified
  • Australian made
  • Performs in all weather conditions
  • Up to 6kN/m racking performance
  • All H2 termite protected
  • No cracking and splitting
  • Uniform density

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Gunnersen’s wood-based panels, timber and decorative surface products include plywood, MDF, particleboard, Masonite Hardboard, cladding and flooring.

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