Systems+ Plasterboard Systems Guide

Systems+ Plasterboard Systems Guide


The ultimate lightweight plasterboard design guide, Systems+ is intended for use by building designers, builders, certifiers and plastering contractors who deal with fire-rated and acoustic construction.

Systems+ provides certified fire rating, acoustic and structural performance data and installation specifications for a wide range of USG Boral building systems. This includes lightweight wall and ceiling systems, service shafts, masonry upgrades and beam/column fire protection systems.

You can download the complete Systems+ guide or only sections relevant to you.



For Revit or ArchiCAD users, the same systems information can be found in our electronic design tools:


For non Revit or ArchiCAD users, the same systems information can be found in our electronic design tool:


  • Covers a wide range of systems to satisfy design and Building Code requirements
  • Systems independently certified for fire and acoustic performance
  • Structural, fire and acoustic performance of systems in one location
  • Installation specifications and details included

Fire rated wall systems up to FRL –/240/240 and 180/180/180

Fire rated ceiling systems up to FRL 120/120/120

Various acoustic performance of systems to satisfy design application in accordance with NCC 2019

Acoustic ceiling tiles up to NRC = 1.00


  • Steel and timber framed walls
  • Ceilings under timber and concrete floors
  • Acoustic ceilings
  • Over-partition systems
  • Service Shafts
  • Key multi-residential systems for class 1 and class 2 & 3 buildings
  • Fire upgrades of columns and beam
  • Fire and acoustic upgrades of masonry walls
  • Fire escape tunnels



  • GECA certified plasterboard   
  • High recycled content products such as Fiberock – 95% recycled content
  • Contribution to Green Star sustainability rating system