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Below you’ll find all of the information needed to complete wall lining, partition, floor and ceiling systems, no matter the size and complexity of the project specification.
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How do you build a fire-rated partition where access is limited to one side only?

Our GypWall Shaft system is designed for this application.

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Are timber sole plates required?

Timber sole plates 38mm thick equal to the width of the Gypframe metal channel can be used if the floor is uneven.

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What is the thermal conductivity of Gyproc ThermaLine laminates?

Our Gyproc ThermaLine laminates comprise of Gyproc WallBoard (thermal conductivity 0.19 W/mK) and rigid foam insulation (thermal conductivity ranges from 0.02 to 0.04 W/mK depending on type). Therefore we do not quote a composite thermal conductivity value but do quote a composite thermal resistance value (m2 K/W).

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Can you tile directly on Thistle BondingCoat?

No, tiles should not be applied directly to Thistle undercoats, with the exception of Thistle DriCoat

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What are duty ratings?

Duty ratings are a method of determining the robustness of a non-loadbearing partition system. There are four performance categories (Light duty for domestic use, medium for offices, heavy for public circulation areas and severe for major circulation areas).

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How do you apply wallpaper to plasterboard?

If the plasterboard wall is unpainted an application of a single coat of Gyproc Drywall Sealer is recommended before wallpapering. This will make steam-stripping easier when you come to redecorate in the future.

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