Strebord Door Cores

Strebord Solid Particleboard Door Cores

Strebord® particleboard is the market leader for fire-rated, as well as non fire-rated door cores. Being Falcon’s most versatile door core product, Strebord® is available in a wide range of thicknesses and sizes, is particularly robust and manufactured to close tolerances that suit modern joinery processes. Strebord® has benefited from one of the largest product development programs of its type, tested to BS 476: Part 22: 1987 and BS EN 1634-1 for FD60, FD30, EI60, EI30 and NFR applications as well as PAS24:2016 for enhanced-security applications.


• Robust graduated density particleboard construction
• For FD60, FD30 and NFR doorsets
• Tested for security applications to PAS24:2016
• Scope to produce large leaf sizes
• Developed using cost-effective components and standard joinery practices
• The only door core to be certified under the Q Mark Enhanced Lifetime scheme
• Options for frame type including; Softwood, Hardwood, Streframe, MDF and Steel
• Accommodating a wide range of available glazed aperture styles and sizes
• Can be recessed to create both traditional and contemporary panel designs whilst maintaining fire resistance
• Strebord's precision finished surface is a suitable base for paint, delicate veneers, thin foils and laminates
• Also suitable for use as partitioning components
• FSC certified as standard, PEFC also available if required

Fire Performance

FD30 - BS 476: part 22: 1987 for single and double leaf door assemblies
E30 & EI230 - BS EN 1634-1 for single and double leaf door assemblies
FD60 - BS 476: part 22: 1987 for single and double leaf door assemblies
E60 & EI260 - BS EN 1634-1 for single and double leaf door assemblies


Strebord® Door Cores have been subject to the industry's rigorous fire, mechanical, thermal and acoustic test standards. To prove consistency of performance, Strebord® is subscribed to independent third party certification - the highest form of endorsement a product can achieve.
Strebord® Door Cores are subject to the requirements from the world’s most recognised certification schemes including:

• BM TRADA Q-Mark Fire Door Manufacture
• BWF Certifire
• IFC Fire Door Manufacture
• Thomas Bell-Wright Fire Resistant Door & Hardware
• Intertek Fire Door
• Q-Plus Fire Door & Building Enclosure
• BM TRADA Q-Mark Door Blank
• BM TRADA Q-Mark Enhanced Security
• BM TRADA Q-Mark Enhanced Lifetime Performance of Doors

Manufacturers who already subscribe to any of the above schemes will find it a swift process to add Strebord® to their scope. Regular auditing through factory production control and audit testing gives you peace of mind that Strebord® performs consistently. This ongoing development work is Falcon’s commitment to the Strebord® brand.

Size / Availability

    2135 x 915 x 35mm 2135 x 915 x 44mm 2135 x 915 x 54mm
    2440 x 915 x 35mm 2440 x 915 x 44mm 2440 x 915 x 54mm
    2440 x 1220 x 35mm 2750 x 915 x 44mm 2800 x 915 x 54mm
    3050 x 1220 x 35mm 2440 x 1220 x 44mm 2440 x 1220 x 54mm
  3300 x 1000 x 44mm 3000 x 1000 x 54mm
  2050 x 826 x 44mm 2050 x 826 x 54mm
  2050 x 926 x 44mm 2050 x 926 x 54mm


    Custom sized boards available on request

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