USG Boral Firestop™

USG Boral Firestop™ Plasterboard is a high-performance fire-rated interior plasterboard, with a fire-resistant gypsum core encased in 100% recycled face and back papers that form a high strength composite design. The panels have tapered long edges for easy finishing when used with USG Boral’s joint compounds.

Features

  • Fire-resistant gypsum core that provides additional safety.
  • Complies with international standards such as BS EN 520 or equivalent local standard for physical properties, as well as BS 476 classification for non-combustibility.
  • Extensive acoustic assemblies for commercial projects (STC).

 

Recommended Usage

  • Commercial or residential applications requiring fire protection.
  • Load and non-load bearing wood and steel-framed fire-resistant walls.
  • Fire-rated partition and ceiling systems approved for use by accredited certification bodies.

 

Additional Information


  • Fire-rated Assemblies: System designs using USG Boral Firestop™ plasterboard can be engineered to achieve 1-hour and up to 4-hour fire resistance level according to BS 476.

  • Fire escape
  • Fire-rated partition for corridors as a mode of escape
  • Fire-rated ceiling in server rooms
  • USG Boral Rated Drywall/Ceiling
  • USG Boral Securock™ Fire-rated Exterior Wall

Fire compartmentation is a concept where the spread of fire within a building is restricted by partitioning walls or floors with fire resisting walls or ceilings. These partitions can also deter the spread of smoke which allows for a safe mode of escape during an emergency.


Non-combustibility, surfaceburning characteristics:
BS 476: Part 4

System performance for 30 minutes and up to 4 hours:
BS EN 1364-1

  • Reaction to Fire: Non-combustible. Evaluated and complies with BS 476: Part 4.
  • Easy to Install: Scores and snaps easily. Manufactured with a long recessed edge, which is easily installed and finishes similar to regular plasterboard.
  • Acoustic: Enhanced acoustic performance when used as a properly designed partition, floor or ceiling system.

Technical Data and Notes


USG Boral Firestop™ Plasterboard


*Custom lengths available. Please contact your local USG Boral office.


Physical Properties

USG Boral Firestop™ HD 12.5/16 mm

  • Weight (kg/m2): 11.60/13.60
  • Thickness (mm): 12.5/16.0
  • Width (mm): 1220
  • Length (mm)*: 1830, 2440, 2745
  • Edges: Square and Tapered
  • Face Paper Colour: Pink
Applications
  • Commercial or residential applications requiring fire protection.
  • Load and non-load bearing wood and steel-framed fire-resistant walls.
  • Fire-rated partition and ceiling systems approved for use by accredited certification bodies.
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