|StandardsBS 2750-3,Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements. Laboratory measurements of airborne sound insulation of building elements.||Standard types|
|StandardsBS 2750-6,Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements. Laboratory measurements of impact sound insulation of floors.||Standard types|
|Ceiling screws||Layer 1: British Gypsum Drywall Screws 25mm|
|Insulation||Layer 1: 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut|
|Perimeter framing||Gypframe MF6 Perimeter Channel|
|Secondary framework||Gypframe MF5 Ceiling Section|
|Suspension type (alternative)||Gypframe FEA1 Steel Angle|
|Primary framework||Gypframe MF7 Primary Support Channel|
|Framework fixing||British Gypsum Wafer Head Jack-Point Screws 13mm|
|Suspension fixing||British Gypsum Wafer Head Jack-Point Screws 13mm
Gypframe MF11 Nut and Bolt
|Framework fixing (alternative)||Gypframe MF9 Connecting Clip|
|Ceiling board||Layer 1: Gyproc SoundBloc 12.5mm|
|Soffit connection||Gypframe MF12 Soffit Cleat|
|Suspension type||Gypframe MF8 Strap Hanger|
This section should be read in conjunction with the Products list.
- Framework Fixing: Ceiling sections fixed to primary framework using wafer head screws or clips.
- Finishing Requirements: To achieve the specified performances, the system should be finished using either one of our Thistle or ThistlePro plasters, or Gyproc jointing products. See the product range guides on the British Gypsum website for more information.
- Loadbearing: No
- Maximum Ceiling Load (kg/m2): 30 kg/m²
- Other Requirements: SpecSure® system performance warranty confirms that British Gypsum proprietary systems will perform as specified for the lifetime of the building. The SpecSure® warranty requires that all components are specified in full and constructed in accordance with British Gypsum’s installation guidance. For more details see the British Gypsum website. Always check with the design team before making any changes to the chosen specification, ensuring appropriate substantiation is sought to confirm that the solution still meets all required project performances.
- Perimeter Framing: Perimeter channel suitably fixed to background at 600mm centres.
- Screw: Fix ceiling boards securely to all supports at maximum 230mm centres (reduced to 150mm at board ends and at ceiling perimeters). Fix working from the centre of each board. Position screws not less than 13mm from cut edges and 10mm from bound edges of boards. Set screw heads flush with plasterboard surface; do not break paper or gypsum core.
- Sealant: Locate sealant at junctions with adjoining structure and other air paths. Apply as a continuous bead to clean, dry, dust-free surfaces, leaving no gaps.
- Structural Background: 150mm thick Beam & Block Floor (90kg/m2)
- Approx. Weight (kg/m2): 12 kg/m²
- Maximum Cavity / Plenum (mm): 5600 mm
- Minimum Cavity / Plenum (mm): 240 mm
- Primary Framework Centres (mm): 1200 mm
- Secondary Framework Centres (mm): 450 mm
- Suspension Type: Lower end of suspension fixed to primary framework using two wafer head screws and upper end of suspension secured to soffit via soffit cleat / nut and bolt.
- Suspension Type Centres (mm): 1200 mm
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|Test report label||Test report name|
|Test report labelSound Insulation Test Report||Test report nameBGATR 806|
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