Gyproc Habito

Gyproc Habito

12.5mm Gyproc Habito plasterboard features a high strength engineered core which provides enhanced levels of strength, durability and fixability.

Designed for use in the residential sector, Gyproc Habito enables end users to fix heavy and difficult items such as shelves, curtain poles and TVs, into place without any need for drills or specialist fixings; simply screw straight into the wall surface. 

Suitable for direct decoration or a Thistle plaster finish.

This product is part of our Rooms Made For You range; designed to appeal to the consumer to improve their living spaces. View the Rooms Made For You website to see this product used within a home:

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BES 6001 

  • Ivory face paper
  • Brown reverse side paper
  • Available in tapered edge only
  • Fixing capability 15kg number 10 wood screw
  • Complies with EN 520 – Type A
  • Thermal Conductivity 0.25W/mK
  • This product is certified to BES 6001 achieving a rating of 'Excellent'

12.5mm board

Order Code Width (mm) Length (mm) Weight (kg/m²) Edge Type R value
28887/6 1200 2400 11.8 T/E 0.07
28948/4 1200 2500 11.8 T/E 0.07
28949/1 1200 2700 11.8 T/E 0.07
28950/7 1200 3000 11.8 T/E 0.07

Can I use any woodscrew with Gyproc Habito?

No, we recommend the use of a No. 10 woodscrew comprising of a single thread (the thread also needs to go all the way to the head of the screw).

What is the fixing capability of Gyproc Habito? What is a safe working load for Gyproc Habito?

A no. 10 woodscrew will provide a safe working load (SWL) of up to 15kg per fixing. The fixing must comprise of a single thread which needs to go all the way to the head of the screw.

What is a safe working load for Gyproc Habito?

We state that Gyproc Habito has a safe working load of 15kg when used with a no. 10 woodscrew. The safe working load is calculated by this fixings failure point divided by a factor of four, so a no. 10 woodscrew would require 60kg to fail in Gyproc Habito.

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