HOSPITAL

Introduction

Hospital wall and ceiling tile designs can be complicated. Many factors needed to be considered during the design phase. It has been the Siam Gypsum Company’s passion in creating guidelines and suggestions for health service providers and introducing factors such as material selection, covenants, laws and sanitation. Using this advice, designers and constructor are aided in selecting the appropriate type of gypsum products with the best efficiency and price. The selection is categorized according to the usage types of wall system, ceiling tile system, wall and ceiling tile touch up including gypsum product installation that follows the company’s standards.

The design guideline for sound insulation and absorbing wall systems need to fit with the installation area. Inappropriate design from the design phase might lead to noise pollution. Moreover, fixing it later is harder and has a limit to the extent of what can be altered, all of which leads to more cost than the original design.

Fire resistance system is a significant factor, most of all, for patients and operational staff in the building. This user manual is in reference to the standard as specified by law. Every wall and ceiling tile system, which is mentioned in this user manual has met standards which are in compliance with policies and building control laws that involve the prevention of fire. The objective is to slow down the fire from its source to the nearby area in order to evacuate residents to a safe area in time.

The design of the system needs to also take into consideration factors such as sanitation, sterility and X-rays, to name but a few in order to protect staff and patients.