MagPanel MgO Board v/s Other Building Materials

MagPanel® MgO is a technologically advanced building material offering superior performance in every category, when compared to traditional wood, oriented strand board, gypsum, drywall and cement board products.

  • mgo board
    MAGPANEL® MGO
  • VS
  • oriented strand board
    ORIENTED STRAND BOARD
  • exterior gypsum sheathing
    EXTERIOR GYPSUM SHEATHING
  • drywall
    DRY WALL
  • cement siding board
    CEMENT SIDING

MagPanel® Applications Comparison to Other Building Materials

Use the chart below to compare the applications of MagPanel® to other common building panels. You will find that MagPanel® offers superior performance in every category compared to other building products.

MagPanel® MgO Oriented Strand Board (OSB) Exterior Gypsum Sheathing Dry Wall Cement Siding
Fire Resistant Walls
Yes No No Yes No
Insulated Panel
Yes Yes No No No
Fascia
Yes No Yes No Yes
Soffits
Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Subflooring
Yes Yes No No No
Structural Sheathing
Yes Yes No No No
Rot Resistant
Yes No No No Yes

MagPanel® Features Comparison to Other Building Materials

MagPanel® is extremely environmentally friendly and consumes less energy compared to similarly used materials to reduce the environmental footprint. It is noncombustible, which helps protect homeowners, tenants and building occupants while mitigating damage and loss. MagPanel® provides all of these features in one remarkable product. Use the chart below to compare the features of MagPanel® with similar materials.

  • high
    High
  • average
    Average
  • low
    Low
 
Features MagPanel® MgO Oriented Strand Board (OSB) Plywood Cement Board
Environmentaly Friendly high low average average
Non-Combustibility high low low high
Flame Resistance high low low high
Freeze/Thaw Resistance high average average average
Impact Resistance high average average low
Mold and Mildew Resistance high low low high
Termite Resistance high low low high
Water Resistance high low low high

EASY TO INSTALL

MagPanel® can be used in most construction, on wood frame, metal frame and SIP panel assemblies.

EASY TO FINISH

Use virtually any finish you prefer including paint, stucco, plaster, wallpaper. Adhesives can be applied directly.

SAFE TO USE

MagPanel®’s antimicrobial characteristics make it resistant to mold, mildew, fungus and rot. The perfect indoor Air Quality wallboard.