The following data are from tests performed on Generation 2 BamCore panels. The Generation 3 Panels are undergoing testing. We expect them to perform similarly or better than Generation 2 when testing is complete. Please check back for updates.
BamCore As A Fire Safe Product
Fire safety in the building codes focuses on two product characteristics: How fast do flames spread along with a product (Flame Spread). The first characteristic, Flame Spread, is important for personal safety in single-family residences. It measures how fast the flames spread along with a surface structure, which can impact how…
Resistance from Small Handguns
Recently BamCore Prime Wall System satisfied the ballistic resistance requirements of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) guidelines. BamCore achieved a Level I protection and can resist the impact of a .38 Special and .22 long rifle with hypervelocity rounds when fired 16ʹ or more from the installed wall and provides protection against…
Flying Storm Debris
An independent lab videoed a side-by-side comparison of BamCore’s Prime Wall and a conventional stud-built wall (2×6 with studs 12” on center) as a calibrated 2×4 projectile was fired at the walls at two different speeds. At 55 mph, the projectile shot straight through the conventional wall without any resistance, but it bounced off the…