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USG Boral Steel Stud & Track System (New Zealand)
Using innovative core technology, SHEETROCK® Cove is 5% lighter than previous USG Boral Cove products and has high strength-to-weight composite design. Encased in a strong 100% recycled paper liner, SHEETROCK® Cove provides a rigid cornice making carrying, handling and installing easy.
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Partiwall® Separating Wall System
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Our plastering products, tools & accessories are designed for the home renovator/builder making minor alterations or repairs to plasterboard walls & ceilings.
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Welcome to BRACE+ our new Plasterboard Bracing Calculator.
BRACE+™ 2018 is the latest cloud-based plasterboard bracing software by USG Boral, providing a range of bracing systems and useful tools to assist architects, engineers and architectural designers through the bracing process for seismic and wind resistance outlined in NZS 3604:2011.
For more information call 0800 USGBORAL
Terms & Conditions
Intellectual Property & Copyright
The USG Boral BRACE+ (Plus) Plasterboard Bracing Calculator ("Calculator") is owned by USG Boral. The software has been created by USG Boral and is protected by copyright as per the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994. All rights of the Calculator are reserved by USG Boral.
Using BRACE+, Cloud Based Software
USG Boral reserves the right to remove the user login rights should the supplied data be incorrect.
Users are permitted to:
When using the online calculator Custom Systems section, it is important to input the correct and latest manufacturers' bracing system references and wind and earthquake values. It is important to strictly follow the chosen manufacturers’ latest installation and technical information when calculating structural bracing designs.
USG Boral is not liable for any incorrect data that has been inputted into Custom Systems Section.
Limitations of Use
Exclusion of liability / Disclaimer
This Calculator and information contained within and/or generated by it is a tool intended to be used, as a guide only, by trained professionals only. It is not a substitute for professional judgement. Due to the large variety of potential applications for the information presented, USG Boral will not be liable for any loss suffered through or in connection with the use of the Calculator, including but not limited to when the Calculator is misused, used incorrectly, altered, an out of date version of the Calculator is used, or where incorrect information is used in the Calculator. Information received from the Calculator may not contain the full details required for construction. Persons using the Calculator are responsible for establishing the adequacy of independent procedures for testing the reliability and accuracy of any output
To the fullest extent permitted by law, USG Boral excludes all liability for:
Successful plasterboard bracing is dependent on numerous factors outside USG Boral's control, for example, quality of workmanship, particular design requirements and the use of non-USG Boral products. USG Boral will not be liable in relation to any of these factors. If you have any questions, please contact the USG Boral Bracing Calculator Technical helpline 0800 USGBORAL (0800 874267) or www.usgboral.com.
USG Boral is not under any obligation to update information and/or recommendations contained in the Calculator or to notify any person should any such information and/or recommendations cease to be correct after that date the Calculator becomes operative.
If you are using the Calculator for business purposes, you agree that the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 and sections 9, 12A, 13 and 14(1) of the Fair-Trading Act 1986 will not apply.
Report any operational faults with the Calculator to the Technical helpline Ph: 0800 USGBORAL (0800 874 267) or www.usgboral.com