DFB-DR | Direct Fix Aluminium Decking Board with Drainage Channel


The DFB-DR aluminium deck board is a fully non-combustible board designed to be secured to steel frame balconies. Achieves Euroclass A2-s1, d0 fire rating.

The in-built positive drainage channel directs the flow of water to the edge of the system

  • Manufactured from aluminium alloy 6063-T6 (corrosion resistant).
  • 30-year warranty, 60-year design life.
  • Qualicoat Class 2 textured powder coating, to resist fading, chalking, blistering, cracking, marring, corrosion, and gloss degradation.
  • Excellent scratch and wear resistance, even in areas of high foot-traffic.
  • Attaches directly to balcony frame.
  • Boards available in any RAL colour with 6 standard finishes – see finishes.
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Side and End Termination Profiles

Side and End Termination Profiles

Secured to the edges of the board, these profiles provide a concealing finish to exposed board profiles.

Furniture Anchor

Easily installed, repositioned, and removed, the furniture anchor secures outdoor furniture to prevent wind uplift and movement as per guidance given in BS 8579:2020.


The UltraGrip finish is applied for enhanced slip resistance and surface durability. Available in classic Anthracite Grey (RAL7016).

Technical Specification

Allowable LoadUniformly distributed >4.0kN/m2, Concentrated 2kN
Aluminium Grade6063 T6
Biological/chemicalResistant to moulds, algae, alkali, bitumen, UV
Board coatingQualicoat Class 2 textured powder coating – formulated to resist fading, chalking, blistering, cracking, marring, corrosion, and gloss degradation
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion0.023mm/m/°C
Reaction to fire (EN13501-1)A2-s1, d0
Scratch resistanceNo damage identified. Slight transfer of brass with 100kg applied mass (board finish/surface unaffected)
Slip resistancePTV (Dry) 63, PTV (Wet) 41 – Low risk of slip
Wear resistanceVery slight wear after 100,000 footfalls. No visible sole marking.
Accelerated weathering (to EN ISO 16474-2)Florida 3 year approval (greater than 90% gloss retention after 1,000h Xenon-arc)
Warranty30 years
Design life60 years


DFB60-DRHeight: 25mmWidth: 200mmSpan: 600mmLength: Available in stock lengths or cut to length
DFB100-DRHeight: 30mmWidth: 200mmSpan: 1000mmLength: Available cut to length
DFB120-DRHeight: 30mmWidth: 200mmSpan: 1200mmLength: Available cut to length
DFB150-DRHeight: 40mmWidth: 200mmSpan: 1500mmLength: Available cut to length


Datasheet - DFB-DR Aluminium Decking Board

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