Firestop® - Fire Resistant Gypsum Board


Standard single sheet

Firestop® is recommended for partition wall and ceiling systems where specific fire-resistance ratings are required. Provides a lightweight option where fire and acoustic performance is required.

Physical Properties

4 ft x 8 ft

1/2 in = 12.700 mm and 5/8 in = 15.875 mm

Edge Profile

Paper Surface Color

Main Characteristics
- Fire resistant performance
- Heavier with higher density
- Stronger, tougher flexural performance

Features and Benefits

Prevent the spread of fire for 30 minutes and up to 4 hours, depending on system applied

Specially formulated to resist the dehydration by heat in the event of a fire

Tested to various standards such as British, American or European standards for the products and systems that provide minimum periods of fire resistance

Seamless and smooth finish


Fire Rated wall and ceiling systems of warehouses, commercial buildings, casinos, convention halls, and hotels.

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Information provided are for reference purpose only and due care has been taken to ensure accuracy at time of publication. Products, specifications and requirements may vary according to geographical locations and applications. As each project is unique, please contact your local USG Boral representative for further assessment.