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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:

 Rooms made for you


Accreditations:

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 you tell me more about the fixing capability of Gyproc Habito?

Gyproc Habito uses patent (s) pending technology to provide inbuilt fixing performance in a plasterboard. A no. 10 woodscrew will provide a safe working load (SWL) of up to 15kg per fixing. We recommend that you follow the manufacturer’s guidance as to the number of fixtures required to mount a fixture. Example: If a TV weighs 15kg with its bracket and the bracket accepts four fixings, you should use four screws, even though this provides 60kg safe working load

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.

Can I use any woodscrew with Gyproc Habito?

No. We recommend that a standard single thread woodscrew is used. Fixings with cross threads for chipboard will reduce fixing performance. You also need to ensure the woodscrew does not have a threadless shank. The length of the screw used should be sufficient to pass through the fixture being mounted and completely through the board. Be aware of the substrate the board is fixed to and always check for pipes and electrical cables prior to fixing.

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