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ShaftWall

Shaft and duct encasement system.

ShaftWall provides a lightweight, fire resistant structure to protect elements in confined spaces wherever access is limited to one side only. The system provides a protective structure which can be incorporated at an early stage of the
construction without the need for scaffolding. The system can also be built horizontally to provide a fire rated membrane.

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Tested specifications for your needs, and all related documentation, including BIM and dwg CAD files.

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  • Horizontal membranes are built entirely from below
  • A ShaftWall variant with non-combustible Glasroc F FIRECASE board linings is available
  • High level commonality with GypWall partition components, particularly 70mm stud solutions
  • Higher certainty of installed acoustic performance due to laboratory tests incorporating deflection heads
  • Can be used where access is limited to one side at the head, e.g. M & E cages already installed in corridors
  • Sound insulation airbourne: 38 - 52 (Rw dB)
  • Fire resistance: 60 - 120 (mins)

How do you build a fire-rated partition where access is limited to one side only?

By using the British Gypsum ShaftWall system. Please also refer to the White Book section for further information.

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