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Steel frame solutions

Steel frame solutions

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Section overview
Introduction Separating floors 36

Steel frame solutions

Steel supported concrete floor

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Internal floors
Steel-supported concrete floor Steel-supported timber joist floor 38 38

Separating walls
Masonry separating walls Steel frame separating walls 39 - 40 41 - 49

Internal partitions
Steel frame internal partitions Enhanced performance partitions 50 - 59 60 - 61

External walls
Fire performance – loadbearing steel frame wall Fire performance – non-loadbearing steel frame infill panel Acoustic upgrade to masonry construction Thermal insulation to external wall constructions 62 63 64 - 65 66 - 68

Lift shafts Fire protection encasement of structural steel Construction details Flanking details

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ceilings. This section will lead you through the process of selecting an appropriate specification for your needs based on relevant performance criteria such as fire resistance. There are many benefits to utilising a steel super-structure. and thermal performance. acoustic insulation or absorption.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . for example: l Allows intricate architectural design l Potential reduction of build height as a result of running services through webs l High strength to weight ratio l Construction speed l Limited effect on building plan as a result of adverse Steel frame solutions weather conditions British Gypsum has a range of internal partitions.british-gypsum. floors. relevant construction details are provided to give guidance on its integration within the building.Introduction Steel frame is very popular as a structural element for many HRMO sector buildings. robustness. 36 www. Having chosen British Gypsum to suit the requirements of the project. separating walls and steel encasement specifications suitable for integration within a steel frame structure.

ceiling weight kg/m2 Sound insulation 1 Airborne Rw Impact (Rw + Ctr) dB Lnw dB System reference BS 30 minutes fire resistance 2 1 Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 12.1a – CasoLine MF ceiling system to the underside of concrete / trapezoidal deck to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 21: 1987 Detail Board type Available with ACTIVair3 Ceiling lining thickness mm Approx. ceiling weight kg/m2 Sound insulation 1 Airborne Rw Impact (Rw + Ctr) dB Lnw dB System reference EN 30 minutes fire resistance 4 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12.5 2 x 12. CasoLine MF ceiling suspended beneath floor to give a 240mm cavity.com/high-rise 37 . 28 64 (55) 57 G106040 / C100019 1 Based on floor substrate achieving 35 R 2 Single layer ceiling specification based on 30 minute fire resistance contribution from floor substrate. with 100mm stone mineral wool in void.5 22 64 (55) 57 C106046 / C100019 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 4 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 w dB (airborne) and 91 Lnw dB (impact).5 1 x 12.1b – CasoLine MF ceiling system to the underside of concrete / trapezoidal deck to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-2: 1999 Detail Board type Ceiling lining thickness mm Approx. Ceiling lining as in table. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality.5 10 13 23 56 (50) 61 (51) 64 (55) 68 60 57 C100016 C100018 C100019 2 3 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 4 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 15 25 64 (55) 57 C106051 / C100019 Table 2.enquiries@bpb. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details email: bgtechnical.british-gypsum. Ceiling lining as in table. Ceiling lining as in table. Ceiling lining as in table. CasoLine MF ceiling suspended beneath floor to give a 240mm cavity. Steel frame solutions 4 CasoLine MF ceiling suspended beneath floor to give a 240mm cavity.Separating floors Steel-supported concrete floor 1 2 3 CasoLine MF ceiling suspended beneath floor to give a 240mm cavity. with 100mm Isover General Purpose Roll in void. Table 2.com www.

Internal floors Steel-supported concrete floor Typically concrete floors provide sufficient performance to meet acoustic requirements without contribution from the ceiling. ceiling weight Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB System reference kg/m2 BS 30 minutes fire resistance 1 Gyproc WallBoard 1 x 12.1.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Gypframe RB2 SureFix Bars fixed to underside of joists at 450mm centres and at perimeter. Should the project require enhanced performance. 100mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in the cavity. an appropriate system can be selected from Table 2.5 100% 22 45 C016031 38 www. Steel-supported timber joist floor 1 2 Steel frame solutions 22mm t&g timber-based flooring over minimum 195mm x 38mm timber joists at 600mm centres.GypFloor SILENT of BS 476: Part 21: 1987 Detail Board type Ceiling lining thickness mm Maximum loadbearing ratio Approx.british-gypsum. 22mm t&g timber-based flooring over minimum 195mm x 38mm timber joists at 600mm centres.5 100% 10 41 C206006 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 2 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12. Table 2.2b – Gypframe RB1 and Gypframe RB2 solutions to the underside of steel-supported timber joist to satisfy the requirements Table 4 .5 100% 10 41 C206006 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 2 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12.GypFloor SILENT of BS EN 1365-2: 2000 Detail Board type Ceiling lining thickness mm Maximum loadbearing ratio Approx.5 100% 22 45 C016031 Table 2.2a – Gypframe RB1 and Gypframe RB2 solutions to the underside of steel-supported timber joist to satisfy the requirements Table 4 . Ceiling lining as in table fixed to the bars only. ceiling weight Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB System reference kg/m2 EN 30 minutes fire resistance 1 Gyproc WallBoard 1 x 12. Ceiling lining as in table fixed to the bars only. Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar fixed to underside of joists at 450mm centres and at perimeter.

Lined one side with GypLyner UNIVERSAL system incorporating 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) within 35mm cavity. Steel frame solutions Table 2.enquiries@bpb. Solid masonry wall of mass 200kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster each side. linings as in table. linings as in table.3 – GypLyner UNIVERSAL linings to masonry construction to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 21: 1987 Detail Board type Available with ACTIVair2 Wall lining thickness mm mm System cavity size including insulation dB Performance of base wall Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Sound insulation Airborne Rw Improvement (Rw + Ctr) over base wall Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB System reference BS 120 minutes fire resistance 1 1 2 3 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12. Lined one side with GypLyner UNIVERSAL system incorporating 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) within 85mm cavity.com www.5 35 85 85 47 (44) 47 (44) 47 (44) 60 (55) 64 (56) 66 (59) +13 (+11) +17 (+12) +19 (+15) B226003 B226007 B226005 1 The fire resistance quoted is that provided by the masonry wall without contribution from the lining.british-gypsum.com/high-rise 39 . 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality.Separating walls Masonry separating walls GypLyner UNIVERSAL 1 2 3 Solid masonry wall of mass 200kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster each side. Lined one side with GypLyner UNIVERSAL system incorporating 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) within 85mm cavity. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details email: bgtechnical.5 2 x 12.5 1 x 12. Solid masonry wall of mass 200kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster each side. linings as in table.

Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Solid masonry wall of mass 180kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster. Table 2.Masonry separating walls GypLyner IWL 1 2 Steel frame solutions Solid masonry wall of mass 180kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster. 2 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Lined one side with GypLyner IWL system incorporating 50mm Isover Steel Frame Infill Batt (minimum 10mm stand-off from face of masonry). linings as in table.4a – GypLyner IWL lining to masonry construction to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 21: 1987 Detail Board type Wall lining thickness mm Minimum system cavity size including insulation mm Performance of base wall Rw (Rw +Ctr) dB Sound insulation Improvement Airborne Rw (Rw +Ctr) over base wall dB Rw (Rw +Ctr) dB System reference BS 120 minutes fire resistance 1 1 2 Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc WallBoard 1 x 15 2 x 12.5 58 58 45 (42) 45 (42) 59 (51) 61 (54) +14 (+9) +16 (+12) B216002 B216031 A range of studs are available for use within the GypWall IWL system depending on height requirements. See Table 2.4b below.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Lined one side with GypLyner IWL system incorporating 50mm Isover Steel Frame Infill Batt (minimum 10mm stand-off from face of masonry). 40 www.british-gypsum.5mm Gyproc WallBoard 2400 2700 3300 3900 2700 3000 3600 4200 1 The fire resistance quoted is that provided by the masonry wall without contribution from the lining. linings as in table. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm.4b – GypLyner IWL maximum heights for Gypframe ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres Gypframe ‘I’ Stud 48 I 50 60 I 50 60 I 70 70 I 70 Maximum height (mm) 2 Single layer Double layer 15mm Gyproc WallBoard 12. Table 2.

british-gypsum. Table 2. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. Linings as in table. weight Max. email: bgtechnical. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. weight Max.Steel frame separating walls Single frame solutions – 70mm Gypframe AcouStud 1 70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. whichever is the more onerous. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. 2 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference Steel frame solutions kg/m2 BS 90 minutes fire resistance 1 132 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 52 5000 58 (52) Severe A206A231 Table 2.com www. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed.5b – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum.enquiries@bpb. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality.com/high-rise 41 .5a – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx. partition height2 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference kg/m2 EN 90 minutes fire resistance 1 132 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 52 4000 58 (52) Severe A206A231 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.

Linings as in table. 100mm Isover Modular Roll. whichever is the more onerous.5 52 52 5800 5800 58 (53) 59 (54) Severe Severe A206A291 A206A292 Table 2. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum.5 2 x 12. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc.5 2 x 12. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. partition height2 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference kg/m2 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 144 144 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12. use 15mm Gyproc SoundBloc in lieu of 12.5 52 52 5000 5000 58 (53) 59 (54) Severe Severe A206A291 A206A292 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference kg/m2 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 144 144 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. 2 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. weight Max.british-gypsum.6a – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .5mm Gyproc SoundBloc. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 90 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. 42 www. weight Max. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. Linings as in table.6b – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx. Steel frame solutions Table 2. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. 92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.Steel frame separating walls Single frame solutions – 92mm Gypframe AcouStud 1 2 92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.

Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. Steel frame solutions 4 146mm Gypframe 146 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. email: bgtechnical. partition height2 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference EN 90 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 4 208 208 208 208 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 51 52 51 52 4000 4000 4000 4000 58 (52) 59 (53) 59 (54) 61 (56) Severe Severe Severe Severe A206211 A206243 A206A179 A206A243 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. 146mm Gypframe 146 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.7a – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx.7b – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available with AA3 Lining thickness mm Approx.com www. For heights over 8000mm. Table 2. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).Steel frame separating walls Single frame solutions – 146mm stud 1 2 3 146mm Gypframe 146 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Linings as in table. weight kg/m2 Max. Linings as in table. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference kg/m2 BS 90 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 4 208 208 208 208 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 51 52 51 52 7900 7900 8100 8100 58 (52) 59 (53) 59 (54) 61 (56) Severe Severe Severe Severe A206211 A206243 A206A179 A206A243 Table 2. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.british-gypsum. Linings as in table. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. Gypframe Extra Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at head and base. whichever is the more onerous. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. weight Max.com/high-rise 43 . 2 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 146mm Gypframe 146 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Linings as in table.enquiries@bpb. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed.

3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. 2 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Linings as in table. Linings as in table. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc. weight kg/m2 Max. whichever is the more onerous. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. weight kg/m2 Max. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Table 2.5 44 5700 62 (53) Severe A233027 BS 90 minutes fire resistance 2 3 132 208 208 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 53 53 53 3900 6000 6000 61 (53) 62 (54) 63 (55) Severe Severe Severe A233023 A233008 A233028 1 Table 2. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. 44 www. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).5 44 5700 62 (53) Severe A233027 EN 90 minutes fire resistance 2 3 132 208 208 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 53 53 53 3900 5000 5000 61 (53) 62 (54) 63 (55) Severe Severe Severe A233023 A233008 A233028 1 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Staggered rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 I 90 ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. partition height2 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 198 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Linings as in table.Steel frame separating walls Single frame solutions – Staggered stud 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions Staggered rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 I 90 ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres.british-gypsum. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 198 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12.8b – GypWall STAGGERED partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx.8a – GypWall STAGGERED partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. Staggered rows of 60mm Gypframe 60 I 70 ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed.

com/high-rise 45 . email: bgtechnical. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout.5 19 + 12. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum.com www. Linings as in table.british-gypsum. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Linings as in table. 70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to one side.9a – GypWall QUIET SF partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx.5 43 43 43 43 4000 3200 5000 4000 61 (53) 62 (55) 61 (53) 63 (55) Severe Severe Severe Severe A316008 A316012 A316014 A316015 BS 90 minutes fire resistance 1 5 5 2 147 150 150 162 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc Plank + Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 19 + 12. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc (excluding Detail 5).Steel frame separating walls Single frame solutions – Gypframe ‘C’ Stud with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar 1 2 3 70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to one side. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Steel frame solutions 4 5 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to both sides. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Linings as in table.5 2 x 15 51 49 54 51 4200 3700 3700 3200 62 (54) 61 (53) 63 (54) 65 (57) Severe Severe Severe Severe A316009 A316010 A316011 A316013 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. weight kg/m2 Max. Linings as in table. Table 2.5 2 x 12. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Linings as in table.enquiries@bpb. 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to one side. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 4 137 152 159 174 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12.5 2 x 12.5 2 x 12. 70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to both sides. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality.

2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 46 www. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Linings as in table. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc (excluding Detail 5).5 2 x 15 51 54 51 4200 3700 3200 62 (54) 63 (54) 65 (57) Severe Severe Severe A316009 A316011 A316013 1 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Linings as in table.british-gypsum. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. 4 5 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to both sides.Steel frame separating walls Single frame solutions – Gypframe ‘C’ Stud with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions 70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to one side. Linings as in table. 70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to both sides. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).5 2 x 12.5 2 x 12. Table 2. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). weight kg/m2 Max.5 2 x 12. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum.9b – GypWall QUIET SF partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx. whichever is the more onerous. 70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to one side. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. Linings as in table.5 43 43 43 43 4000 3200 5000 4000 61 (53) 62 (55) 61 (53) 63 (55) Severe Severe Severe Severe A316008 A316012 A316014 A316015 EN 90 minutes fire resistance 1 5 2 147 150 162 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 19 + 12. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 4 137 152 159 174 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Linings as in table. 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres with Gypframe RB1 Resilient Bar at 600mm centres to one side.

Linings as in table. Width between frames 40mm (min). email: bgtechnical. weight kg/m2 Max. braced at 1200mm centres max. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 4 Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. Linings as in table. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. Width between frames 137mm (min). Table 2. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc (excluding Detail 3). Width between frames 90mm (min). Width between frames 140mm (min).com/high-rise 47 .10a – GypWall QUIET partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx. braced at 1200mm centres max.com www. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).british-gypsum. braced at 1200mm centres max. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Linings as in table. braced at 1200mm centres max. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference BS 90 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 4 200 250 300 300 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 19 + 12. Linings as in table. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).enquiries@bpb. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 75mm Isover Acoustic Slab. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality.Steel frame separating walls Twin frame solutions – 48mm Gypframe ‘C’ Studs 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.5 2 x 15 55 55 55 55 7500 7500 6200 7500 62 (56) 63 (57) 62 (52) 63 (57) Severe Severe Severe Severe A216009 A216011 A216002 A216008 BS 120 minutes fire resistance 1 200 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 15 52 7500 60 (53) Severe A216010 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.

4 Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Width between frames 90mm (min). Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Linings as in table. Table 2. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).5 2 x 15 55 55 55 55 6200 6200 6200 6200 62 (56) 63 (57) 62 (52) 63 (57) Severe Severe Severe Severe A216009 A216011 A216002 A216008 EN 90 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 4 200 250 300 300 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 19 + 12. Width between frames 40mm (min). braced at 1200mm centres max. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Width between frames 137mm (min). braced at 1200mm centres max.Steel frame separating walls Twin frame solutions – 48mm Gypframe ‘C’ Studs 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Linings as in table. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. braced at 1200mm centres max. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. Width between frames 140mm (min). partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 4 200 250 300 300 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 19 + 12.5 2 x 15 55 55 55 55 5000 5000 5000 5000 62 (56) 63 (57) 62 (52) 63 (57) Severe Severe Severe Severe A216009 A216011 A216002 A216008 EN 120 minutes fire resistance 1 200 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 15 52 7500 60 (53) Severe A216010 1 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc (excluding Detail 3). or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. 75mm Isover Acoustic Slab. 48 www. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance. Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.british-gypsum. Linings as in table. braced at 1200mm centres max. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. weight kg/m2 Max. whichever is the more onerous.10b – GypWall QUIET partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Linings as in table. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).

The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Two rows of 60mm Gypframe 60 I 50 ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. See Table 2. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. partition height3 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference EN 90 minutes fire resistance 1 2 200 250 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 55 55 2800 3300 66 (58) 70 (62) Severe Severe A216014 A216013 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. whichever is the more onerous. 3 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. use Gyproc DuraLine in lieu of Gyproc SoundBloc. Linings as in table. weight kg/m2 Max.11b – GypLyner QUIET IWL maximum heights for Gypframe ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres Gypframe ‘I’ Stud 48 I 50 60 I 50 60 I 70 70 I 70 Maximum height for double layer 15mm boards (mm)1 2800 3300 3900 43002 Table 2. weight kg/m2 Max. email: bgtechnical. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Duty rating System reference BS 90 minutes fire resistance 1 2 200 250 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 2 x 15 55 55 2800 3300 66 (58) 70 (62) Severe Severe A216014 A216013 A range of studs are available for use within the GypWall QUIET IWL system depending on height requirements. Width between frames 66mm (min).11a – GypWall QUIET IWL partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available with ACTIVair4 Lining thickness mm Approx.british-gypsum. 4 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled.com/high-rise 49 . Linings as in table. Table 2. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 2 Limited to 4000mm to EN fire resistance. Width between frames 40mm (min).11c – GypWall QUIET IWL partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available with ACTIVair4 Lining thickness mm Approx. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.11b below. 100mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For 120 minutes fire resistance whilst maintaining sound insulation performance.com www. Table 2.Steel frame separating walls Twin frame solutions – Gypframe ‘I’ Studs 1 2 Steel frame solutions Two rows of 48mm Gypframe 48 I 50 ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres.enquiries@bpb.

12b – GypLyner CLASSIC maximum heights for Gypframe 48 I 50 ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres Board lining each side (mm) 1 x 15 Maximum height (mm)1 3100 2 Board lining each side (mm) 2 x 12. partition height3 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference EN 30 minutes fire resistance 1 2 2 80 80 100 Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc WallBoard 1 x 15 1 x 15 2 x 12. refer to Table 2. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions.5 27 24 27 43 2800 2800 2800 3400 39 42 44 46 Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe A206299 A206098 A206300 A206154 BS 120 minutes fire resistance 3 100 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12.12b below.5 Maximum height (mm)1 37002 Table 2. weight kg/m2 Max. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in the cavity. 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. whichever is the more onerous. Linings as in table.12a – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Steel frame solutions Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair4 thickness mm Approx. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.Internal partitions Steel frame internal partitions 48mm Gypframe ‘C’ Stud solutions 1 2 3 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 50 www.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . 2 Limited to 3000mm to EN fire resistance. Linings as in table.5 40 3400 42 Severe A206067 Greater heights can be achieved through the use of Gypframe ‘I’ Studs. 4 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality.5 27 24 27 43 2800 2800 2800 3000 39 42 44 46 Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe A206299 A206098 A206300 A206154 EN 120 minutes fire resistance 3 100 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12.british-gypsum. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference BS 30 minutes fire resistance 1 2 2 80 80 80 Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 21 21 26 2800 2800 2800 36 42 44 Medium Medium Medium A206002 A206034 A206185 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 2 3 80 80 80 100 Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 2 x 12.12c – GypWall CLASSIC partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair4 thickness mm Approx.5 21 26 35 2800 2800 3400 36 44 42 Medium Medium Severe A206002 A206185 A206003 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 2 3 80 80 80 100 Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 2 x 12. Table 2. Table 2. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Linings as in table. weight kg/m2 Max.5 40 3000 42 Severe A206067 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. 48mm Gypframe 48 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 3 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.

Linings as in table.5 2 x 12.5 2 x 12. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm.70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout.5 1 x 12. Linings as in table. GypWall CLASSIC . GypWall CLASSIC .70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.5 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 18 22 22 22 26 26 3600 3600 3600 3800 3800 3800 36 40 45 38 42 47 Medium Medium Medium Medium Heavy Heavy A206013 A206164 A206196 A206014 A206165 A206197 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 1 3 2 2 4 4 6 5 6 102 102 102 102 102 122 122 122 122 122 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 2 x 12.70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Linings as in table.5 2 x 12. Linings as in table. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Table 2.13a – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria).com/high-rise 51 .5 1 x 12. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).70mm Gypframe 70 S 60 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference BS 30 minutes fire resistance 1 1 2 1 1 2 97 97 97 102 102 102 Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 12. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 4 5 6 Steel frame solutions GypWall CLASSIC .5 2 x 12.5 2 x 12.british-gypsum. email: bgtechnical.com www. weight kg/m2 Max. Linings as in table. Linings as in table.5 40 41 4600 4600 46 50 Severe Severe A206079 A206144 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. GypWall CLASSIC .70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. GypWall ROBUST .Steel frame internal partitions 70mm Gypframe ‘C’ Stud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC .enquiries@bpb.5 24 27 29 24 27 35 43 36 43 44 3800 3800 4000 3800 3800 4600 4600 4600 4600 4600 37 42 42 43 47 45 49 50 52 53 Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe A206078 A206301 Q606043 A206110 A206302 A206015 A206166 A206142 A206198 A206230 BS 120 minutes fire resistance 4 6 122 122 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum.

Linings as in table.70mm Gypframe 70 S 60 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.5 1 x 12. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference EN 30 minutes fire resistance 1 1 2 1 1 2 4 6 5 6 97 97 97 102 102 102 122 122 122 122 Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 12.70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). weight kg/m2 Max.5 2 x 12.5 2 x 12. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. Linings as in table.5 1 x 12. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions.70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. GypWall CLASSIC .5 2 x 12.5 18 22 22 22 26 26 35 36 43 44 3600 3600 3600 3800 3800 3800 4600 4600 4600 4600 36 40 45 38 42 47 45 50 52 53 Medium Medium Medium Medium Heavy Heavy Severe Severe Severe Severe A206013 A206164 A206196 A206014 A206165 A206197 A206015 A206142 A206198 A206230 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 1 3 2 2 4 6 5 6 102 102 102 102 102 122 122 122 122 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 2 x 12.british-gypsum.5 2 x 12.5 2 x 12.13b – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx.Steel frame internal partitions 70mm Gypframe ‘C’ Stud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC . GypWall CLASSIC . Table 2. 4 5 6 Steel frame solutions GypWall CLASSIC . Linings as in table.5 41 4000 50 Severe A206144 1 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Linings as in table.5 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 2 x 12. GypWall CLASSIC . 52 www. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).5 2 x 12.70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. whichever is the more onerous.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).70mm Gypframe 70 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.5 40 41 4600 4600 46 50 Severe Severe A206079 A206144 EN 120 minutes fire resistance 6 122 Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12.5 24 27 29 24 27 43 36 43 44 3800 3800 4000 3800 3800 4600 4000 4000 4000 37 42 42 43 47 49 50 52 53 Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy Severe Severe Severe Severe A206078 A206301 Q606043 A206110 A206302 A206166 A206142 A206198 A206230 EN 90 minutes fire resistance 4 6 122 122 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. GypWall ROBUST . and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Linings as in table. Linings as in table.5 2 x 12.

partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference BS 30 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 1 4 97 97 97 102 102 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 12.british-gypsum.com/high-rise 53 .70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled.5 1 x 15 1 x 15 22 22 23 26 26 3800 3800 3800 4000 4000 41 48 49 42 50 Medium Medium Medium Heavy Heavy A206A164 A206A196 A206A228 A206A165 A206A252 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 2 5 4 102 102 102 102 102 102 Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc SoundBloc F 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 27 24 24 27 29 27 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 42 43 44 48 48 50 Heavy Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy A206A301 A206A110 A206A141 A206A302 Q606A044 A206A304 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.5 1 x 12. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. GypWall CLASSIC . Table 2. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. Linings as in table.14a – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx. email: bgtechnical.70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. Linings as in table. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. Linings as in table. 4 5 Steel frame solutions GypWall CLASSIC . 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).Steel frame internal partitions 70mm Gypframe AcouStud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC . and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions.enquiries@bpb. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. GypWall ROBUST . 3 x 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. GypWall CLASSIC . or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Linings as in table.com www. weight kg/m2 Max. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout.5 1 x 12. Linings as in table.

partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference EN 30 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 1 4 97 97 97 102 102 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 12. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . 54 www. 3 x 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Linings as in table. 4 5 Steel frame solutions GypWall CLASSIC .70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.Steel frame internal partitions 70mm Gypframe AcouStud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC . 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions.5 1 x 12.british-gypsum.70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.5 1 x 15 1 x 15 22 22 23 26 26 3800 3800 3800 4000 4000 41 48 49 42 50 Medium Medium Medium Heavy Heavy A206A164 A206A196 A206A228 A206A165 A206A252 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 3 2 5 4 102 102 102 102 102 102 Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc SoundBloc F 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 27 24 24 27 29 27 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 3000 42 43 44 48 48 50 Heavy Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy A206A301 A206A110 A206A141 A206A302 Q606A044 A206A304 1 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.14b – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm Approx. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. GypWall CLASSIC . weight kg/m2 Max. GypWall CLASSIC . 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). GypWall ROBUST . Table 2. Linings as in table. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed.5 1 x 12.70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. Linings as in table. whichever is the more onerous. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. Linings as in table. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum.70mm Gypframe 70 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. Linings as in table.

com/high-rise 55 .british-gypsum. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Linings as in table. Linings as in table. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Table 2. weight kg/m2 Max. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference BS 30 minutes fire resistance 1 3 124 124 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 27 27 4700 4700 44 50 Heavy Heavy A206261 A206263 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 1 2 5 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc FireLine Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc F 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 25 27 25 29 25 30 27 27 27 4700 4700 4700 4900 4700 4900 4700 4700 4700 40 44 442 45 46 482 49 50 51 Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy Heavy A206265 A206305 A206266 A206257 A206268 A206258 A206306 A206309 A206308 4 6 2 3 4 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.15a – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Linings as in table. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Linings as in table. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. GypWall ROBUST – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 60 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 4 5 6 Steel frame solutions GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria).com www. Linings as in table.Steel frame internal partitions 92mm Gypframe ‘C’ Stud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 2 Increasing insulation to 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) will not improve this system performance. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). Linings as in table. 100mm Isover Modular Roll. GypWall ROBUST – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 60 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. email: bgtechnical.enquiries@bpb. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout.

or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Linings as in table.15b – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx. Linings as in table. Linings as in table. Linings as in table. GypWall ROBUST – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 60 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.Steel frame internal partitions 92mm Gypframe ‘C’ Stud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Linings as in table. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Table 2. GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 2 Increasing insulation to 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) will not improve this system performance.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. 4 5 6 Steel frame solutions GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. whichever is the more onerous. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. Linings as in table. GypWall ROBUST – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 60 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference EN 30 minutes fire resistance 1 3 124 124 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 27 27 4000 4000 44 50 Heavy Heavy A206261 A206263 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 1 2 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc FireLine Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc F 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 25 27 25 29 25 30 27 27 27 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 40 44 44 45 46 48 49 50 51 2 2 Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy Heavy A206265 A206305 A206266 A206257 A206268 A206258 A206306 A206309 A206308 5 4 6 2 3 4 1 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 56 www. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 100mm Isover Modular Roll. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. weight kg/m2 Max.british-gypsum. GypWall CLASSIC – 92mm Gypframe 92 S 50 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).

Linings as in table. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. Linings as in table. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. Linings as in table. Linings as in table. 2 Increasing insulation to 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) will not improve this system performance. weight kg/m2 Max. 4 5 6 Steel frame solutions GypWall CLASSIC . or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. GypWall ROBUST .92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. GypWall ROBUST .92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. Linings as in table. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout.british-gypsum. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference BS 30 minutes fire resistance 1 3 124 124 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 27 27 4900 4900 45 51 Heavy Heavy A206A281 A206A283 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 1 5 4 2 6 3 4 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc F 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 24 24 27 29 24 27 30 27 27 4900 4900 4900 4900 4900 4900 4900 4900 4900 41 442 45 45 46 50 50 51 52 Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy A206A285 A206A286 A206A305 A206A277 A206A288 A206A306 A206A278 A206A309 A206A308 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). GypWall CLASSIC . walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. 100mm Isover Modular Roll.92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Table 2. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).Steel frame internal partitions 92mm Gypframe AcouStud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC .enquiries@bpb.com/high-rise 57 . Linings as in table.92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.com www. GypWall CLASSIC . The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. email: bgtechnical.16a – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx.

25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200).92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. weight kg/m2 Max. 58 www. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. whichever is the more onerous. GypWall CLASSIC . Linings as in table. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Steel frame solutions 4 5 6 GypWall CLASSIC . Linings as in table. 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200). walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled.92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed.92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria).british-gypsum. 100mm Isover Modular Roll. Linings as in table. GypWall ROBUST .92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . GypWall CLASSIC .16b – GypWall CLASSIC and GypWall ROBUST partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 6 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining with ACTIVair3 thickness mm Approx. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm.92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. partition height1 mm Sound insulation Airborne Rw dB Duty rating System reference EN 30 minutes fire resistance 1 3 124 124 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 15 1 x 15 27 27 4000 4000 45 51 Heavy Heavy A206A281 A206A283 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 2 1 5 4 2 6 3 4 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc DuraLine Gyproc SoundBloc F Gyproc SoundBloc F 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 24 24 27 29 24 27 30 27 27 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000 41 442 45 45 46 50 50 51 52 Heavy Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy Severe Heavy Heavy A206A285 A206A286 A206A305 A206A277 A206A288 A206A306 A206A278 A206A309 A206A308 1 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Linings as in table. Linings as in table. Linings as in table.92mm Gypframe 92 AS 50 AcouStuds at 600mm centres. GypWall ROBUST . Table 2. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions.Steel frame internal partitions 92mm Gypframe AcouStud solutions 1 2 3 GypWall CLASSIC . 2 Increasing insulation to 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) will not improve this system performance.

Steel frame solutions email: bgtechnical.com www.enquiries@bpb.com/high-rise 59 .british-gypsum.

Table 2. width between frames 286mm (min). The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. with ACTIVair3 thickness weight mm kg/m2 Max. 60 www. For heights over 8000mm. Twin frame solutions – 92mm Gypframe ‘C’ Studs 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. such as conference rooms and circulation areas or music rooms and corridors. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled.17a – GypWall AUDIO partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476-22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining Approx. GypWall AUDIO solutions can achieve up to 80 Rw (71 Rw + Ctr) dB. width between frames 49mm (min). 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity.35. partition height1 mm Gypframe Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing GAB3 Channel braces Acoustic Braces at 3600mm at 3300mm centres centres Sound insulation Duty System Airborne Rw rating reference (Rw + Ctr) dB2 BS 60 minutes fire resistance 1 300 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12. Refer to Fire protection encasement of structural steel. it may be necessary to specify a partition with a performance beyond that attainable by separating wall solutions. Linings as in table.5 47 8000 8000 67 (56) Severe A326001 BS 90 minutes fire resistance 2 300 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 15 55 8000 8000 69 (60) Severe A326002 BS 120 minutes fire resistance 3 4 5 300 550 800 Gyproc Plank + Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 19 + 12. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.Enhanced performance partitions Where enhanced sound insulation is required between rooms. Gypframe Extra Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head. width between frames 536mm (min). braced as in table. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details It is possible to provide fire protection to structural steel by enclosing within a British Gypsum twin frame partition system. 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity. braced as in table. braced as in table. Table 2. 4 5 Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.british-gypsum. Linings as in table. Linings as in table. 3 x 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut and 2 x 100mm stone mineral wool in the cavity. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed.5 57 3 x 15 3 x 15 80 80 8000 9000 9500 8000 9500 9000 67 (57) 76 (68) 80 (71) Severe A326006 Severe A326013 Severe A326019 1 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . 2 x 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity. width between frames 52mm (min). For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. Linings as in table. 2 Low frequency performance data available on request. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. width between frames 62mm (min). braced as in table. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity. Linings as in table. braced as in table. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres.

5 57 2 x 15 55 EN 120 minutes fire resistance 4 5 550 800 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 3 x 15 3 x 15 80 80 9000 9500 9500 9000 76 (68) 80 (71) Severe A326013 Severe A326019 1 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). width between frames 62mm (min). Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details It is possible to provide fire protection to structural steel by enclosing within a British Gypsum twin frame partition system.com/high-rise 61 . width between frames 286mm (min).com www.Enhanced performance partitions Where enhanced sound insulation is required between rooms. Table 2. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. braced as in table. Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity.5 47 8000 8000 8000 8000 8000 8000 67 (56) 67 (57) 69 (60) Severe A326001 Severe A326006 Severe A326002 19 + 12. Linings as in table. braced as in table. 3 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. width between frames 536mm (min). it may be necessary to specify a partition with a performance beyond that attainable by separating wall solutions. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. such as conference rooms and circulation areas or music rooms and corridors. with ACTIVair3 thickness weight mm kg/m2 Max. braced as in table. whichever is the more onerous. 4 5 Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. braced as in table. 3 x 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut and 2 x 100mm stone mineral wool in the cavity. Twin frame solutions – 92mm Gypframe ‘C’ Studs 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. GypWall AUDIO solutions can achieve up to 80 Rw (71 Rw + Ctr) dB. Linings as in table. For heights over 8000mm. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. 2 x 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity. Refer to Fire protection encasement of structural steel. Gypframe Extra Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head. 2 Low frequency performance data available on request.enquiries@bpb.35. Two rows of 92mm Gypframe 92 S 10 ‘C’ Studs at 600mm centres. 100mm Isover Spacesaver Ready-Cut in the cavity.17b – GypWall AUDIO partitions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Board type Available Lining Approx. width between frames 52mm (min). partition height1 mm Gypframe Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing GAB3 Channel braces Acoustic Braces at 3600mm at 3300mm centres centres Sound insulation Duty System Airborne Rw rating reference (Rw + Ctr) dB2 EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 3 2 300 300 300 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12. Linings as in table. braced as in table. email: bgtechnical. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled.british-gypsum. Table 2. Linings as in table. width between frames 49mm (min). Linings as in table.

infill panels. Estimated 90 minutes in non-axial loaded wall situations (non-loadbearing BS 476: Part 22).24 0.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Isover Steel Frame Infill Batts (thickness as in table) between Metsec 100 M 12 studs at 600mm centres.68 2. tel: 0121 6016000 email: framing@metsec. In non-axial loaded Metsec stud walls.27 0. e. Refer to Table 2. well-vented cavity.com A vapour control layer may be required depending on construction. Rainscreen cladding. Isover Steel Frame Infill Batts (thickness as in table) between Metsec 100 M 12 studs at 600mm centres.28 0.92 3. the plasterboard specifications shown in Table 2. 50mm low emissivity clear cavity.5mm sheathing board. Weber EWI render system (unbridged).23 MFD380 MFD380 MFD383 MFD383 MFD395 MFD395 1 Exposed to fire on the room side.57 2. Lined with 2 x 15mm Gyproc WallBoard.18 – Loadbearing steel frame system – solutions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 21: 1987 including thermal performance Detail Isover Steel Frame Infill Batt between studs mm Combined R-value of insulation external side of studs and low emissivity cavity (where applicable) m2K/W U-value W/m2K Metsec system reference2 BS 60 minutes fire resistance (67% load bearing ratio)1 1 1 2 2 3 3 50 100 50 100 50 100 2. 2 Performance data applies to loadbearing construction details. low emissivity faced insulation.g. low emissivity faced insulation.68 0.19 for other plasterboard specifications for the protection of structural steel. Lined with 2 x 15mm Gyproc WallBoard. 62 www.21 0. 12. Lined with 2 x 15mm Gyproc WallBoard.british-gypsum. Table 2. Contact Metsec for all performance substantiation.92 2. Isover Steel Frame Infill Batts (thickness as in table) between Metsec 100 M 12 studs at 600mm centres.18 are estimated to provide 90 minutes fire protection to the structural steel subject to a maximum A/V factor of 260m-1.57 3.25 0.External walls Fire performance – loadbearing steel frame wall 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions 103mm brickwork.

or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details A vapour control layer may be required depending on construction.5 1 x 15 1 x 15 2 x 12. Based on critical temperature 550°C (information on other critical temperatures is available). The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Table 2. Solutions to satisfy the requirements of DD ENV 13381-2: 2002 and BS 476: Part 21: 1987 Board type Lining thickness mm Fire protection mins Section factor 1 A/V (Hp/A) m-1 BS EN Steel frame solutions Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc DuraLine2 Gyproc DuraLine 2 1 x 12. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout.5 1 x 12.19 for the appropriate Gyproc plasterboard specification. email: bgtechnical. Protection is afforded to universal column sections as described in BS 4: Part 1.5 2 x 12.5 2 x 15 30 60 30 60 30 60 90 90 Up to 300 Up to 165 (BS only) Up to 300 Up to 195 (BS only) Up to 300 Up to 300 Up to 200 (BS only) Up to 300 Gyproc WallBoard or Gyproc SoundBloc2 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 1 Based on four-sided exposure.5 2 x 12.com www.com/high-rise 63 . refer to Table 2. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality.enquiries@bpb.british-gypsum.Fire performance – non-loadbearing steel frame infill panel Where it is necessary to provide fire protection to structural steel within an external metal frame cavity. walls and ceilings incorporating boards with all joints taped and filled. No vertical joints aligning with the columns and boards not fixed to the column to maintain air space (10mm for BS or 50mm for EN).19 – GypLyner IWL fire protection to structural steel within system cavity.

Linings as in table. 2 These systems have an ACTIVair option available for VOC control to improve indoor air quality. Linings as in table. Lined internally with GypLyner UNIVERSAL system incorporating 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) within 85mm cavity. Lined internally with GypLyner UNIVERSAL system incorporating 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) within 85mm cavity. 4 Externally rendered solid masonry wall of mass 200kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster to the inside. Refer to the indoor air quality section for further details 64 www.british-gypsum.Acoustic upgrade to masonry construction GypLyner UNIVERSAL 1 2 3 Steel frame solutions Externally rendered solid masonry wall of mass 200kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster to the inside. Linings as in table.5 35 35 85 85 47 (44) 47 (44) 47 (44) 47 (44) 57 (50) 60 (55) 64 (56) 66 (59) +10 (+6) +13 (+11) +17 (+12) +19 (+15) B226008 B226003 B226007 B226005 1 The fire resistance quoted is that provided by the masonry wall to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 21: 1987 without contribution from the lining. Lined internally with GypLyner UNIVERSAL system incorporating 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) within 35mm cavity.5 1 x 12. Externally rendered solid masonry wall of mass 200kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster to the inside. Lined internally with GypLyner UNIVERSAL system incorporating 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) within 35mm cavity. Table 2. Linings as in table.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .5 2 x 12.5 2 x 12. Externally rendered solid masonry wall of mass 200kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster to the inside.20 – GypLyner UNIVERSAL linings to upgrade the sound insulation of external solid masonry walls Detail Board type Available Wall lining with ACTIVair2 thickness mm System cavity size including insulation mm Performance of base wall Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Sound insulation Airborne Rw Improvement (Rw + Ctr) dB over base wall Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB System reference BS 120 minutes fire resistance1 1 2 3 4 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc 1 x 12.

Where it is necessary to provide fire protection to structural steel within a GypLyner IWL external lining refer to Table 2. Linings as in table. 2 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Lined one side with GypLyner IWL system incorporating 50mm Isover Steel Frame Infill Batt (minimum 10mm stand-off from face of masonry). Table 2.19 for the appropriate Gyproc plasterboard specification.com www.5mm Gyproc WallBoard 2400 2700 3300 3900 2700 3000 3600 4200 1 The fire resistance quoted is that provided by the masonry wall to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 21: 1987 without contribution from the lining. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria). email: bgtechnical.enquiries@bpb.21b below. Linings as in table. Steel frame solutions Table 2.com/high-rise 65 . See Table 2.21b – GypLyner IWL maximum heights for Gypframe ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres Gypframe ‘I’ Stud 48 I 50 60 I 50 60 I 70 70 I 70 Maximum height mm2 Single layer Double layer 15mm Gyproc WallBoard 12.british-gypsum.5 58 58 45 (42) 45 (42) 59 (51) 61 (54) +14 (+9) +16 (+12) B216002 B216031 A range of studs are available for use within the GypWall IWL system depending on height requirements. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm.Acoustic upgrade to masonry construction GypLyner IWL 1 2 Solid masonry wall of mass 180kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster. Lined one side with GypLyner IWL system incorporating 50mm Isover Steel Frame Infill Batt (minimum 10mm stand-off from face of masonry).21a – GypLyner IWL lining to upgrade the sound insulation of external solid masonry walls Detail Board type Wall lining thickness mm System cavity size including insulation mm Performance of base wall Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB Sound insulation Improvement Airborne Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB over base wall Rw (Rw + Ctr) dB System reference BS 120 minutes fire resistance1 1 2 Gyproc WallBoard Gyproc WallBoard 1 x 15 2 x 12. Solid masonry wall of mass 180kg/m2 with Gyproc SoundCoat Plus or Thistle plaster.

47 W/mK) 1 1 1 2 338 348 368 313 Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine PLUS 60 70 90 35 0. Brick outer leaf.19 0.28 66 www. Lining as in table. Table 2.27 0.Thermal insulation to external wall constructions GypLyner UNIVERSAL 1 2 Steel frame solutions Brick outer leaf.31 0. 50mm Isover CWS.british-gypsum.11 W/mK) 1 1 2 2 338 368 305 318 Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine PLUS Gyproc ThermaLine PLUS 60 90 27 40 0.31 0.22 – GypLyner UNIVERSAL U-values for external masonry walls Detail Overall wall thickness mm Thermal laminate type Thermal laminate thickness (mm) U-value (W/m2K) Inner leaf – Medium density block (λ = 0. inner leaf as in table. 50mm clear cavity. GypLyner UNIVERSAL system with 25mm cavity.26 0. GypLyner UNIVERSAL system with 25mm cavity. inner leaf as in table.22 0.34 Inner leaf – Aircrete block (λ = 0.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Lining as in table.

com/high-rise 67 .5mm boards Single layer 2400 2400 3000 3600 5100 6900 12. Steel frame solutions A range of studs are available for use within the GypWall IWL system depending on height requirements. email: bgtechnical. See Table 2.21 0.22 0.17 Curtain walling / concrete cladding / panels / brickwork / blockwork. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used at base and at head (subject to deflection criteria).23a – GypLyner IWL U-values cladding cavity External cladding Board type Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER 1 for external claddings with lining / insulation combinations – based on a well-vented external Lining thickness mm 50 60 70 70 70 70 Isover Steel Frame Infill Batts 50mm (with Gypframe 48 I 50 ‘I’ Studs) 50mm (with Gypframe 48 I 50 ‘I’ Studs) 50mm (with Gypframe 48 I 50 ‘I’ Studs) 75mm (with Gypframe 70 I 70 ‘I’ Studs) 100mm (with Gypframe 92 I 90 ‘I’ Studs) 2 x 75mm (with Gypframe 146 I 80 ‘I’ Studs) U-value (W/m2K) 0.5mm boards Double layer 2700 3000 3600 4200 5700 7200 15mm plasterboards Double layer 2800 3300 3900 4300 6000 7500 Gyproc ThermaLine laminates 2400 2400 3000 3600 5100 6900 1 U-values are calculated by proportional area method.Thermal insulation to external wall constructions GypLyner IWL Table 2.23b – GypLyner IWL maximum heights for Gypframe ‘I’ Studs at 600mm centres Gypframe ‘I’ Stud 48 I 50 60 I 50 60 I 70 70 I 70 92 I 90 146 I 80 Maximum height mm2 15mm boards Single layer 2400 2700 3300 3900 5400 7200 12.british-gypsum. 2 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. For heights between 4200mm and 8000mm.25 0.28 0.33 0.23b below Table 2. Contact the British Gypsum Technical Advice Centre for U-value calculations for specific construction types.com www. etc.enquiries@bpb.

28 W/mK) 1 0.22 0.17 0.15 0.27 0.13 0.15 0. For other permutations. 20mm render.16 0.10 1 0.19 0.16 0.14 0.13 0.14 0.20 0.Thermal insulation to external wall constructions DriLyner BASIC and DriLyner TL 1 2 Steel frame solutions 20mm render.11 2 0.13 0. 100mm block (type as in table). 100mm Isover Hi-Cav 32 full-fill. 100mm block (type as in table).12 0.18 0.11 W/mK) Medium dense block (λ = 0.15 0.14 0. Lining system as in table.13 2 0.com 68 www. Lining system as in table.14 0.12 0.14 0.10 0.enquiries@bpb.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . 150mm Isover Hi-Cav 32 full-fill.12 0.12 0.47 W/mK) Dense block (λ = 1.13 0.11 0.24 – DriLyner U-values (W/m2K) for external masonry cavity walls Lining system DriLyner BASIC – 12.26 0.21 0.11 U-values shown in the table above are based on the same block type being used for inner and outer leaves with appropriate wall-tie correction factors taken from BRE BR443 U-value conventions. 100mm block (type as in table).13 2 0.20 0.18 0.16 0.british-gypsum.15 0.17 0. 100mm block (type as in table).21 0.17 0.16 0.16 0.15 0.12 0.12 0. Table 2.5mm Gyproc WallBoard DriLyner TL – 30mm Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER DriLyner TL – 40mm Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER DriLyner TL – 50mm Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER DriLyner TL – 60mm Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER DriLyner TL – 70mm Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER DriLyner TL – 80mm Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER DriLyner TL – 90mm Gyproc ThermaLine SUPER Aircrete block (λ = 0.20 0.13 0.11 1 0. contact the British Gypsum Technical Advice Centre at bgtechnical.

w + Ctr dB) an additional lining of GypLyner UNIVERSAL IWL could be considered.enquiries@bpb. British Gypsum’s ShaftWall system is recommended. For situations where a non-combustible lining is required.british-gypsum.com/high-rise 69 .Lift shafts Fire protection to lift shafts ShaftWall In situations where it is necessary to install a fire-rated partition in confined spaces where access is limited to one side.enquiries@bpb. The system provides a protective structure which can be incorporated at an early stage of the construction without the need for scaffolding. For further guidance contact the British Gypsum Technical Advice Centre at bgtechnical. for example lift shaft enclosures and stairwells.com Steel frame solutions email: bgtechnical.com www. The following tables provide technical performance data including laboratory sound insulation performance. such as the London Underground or smoke ducts. For projects where it is necessary for the ShaftWall to meet separating wall requirements (43 DnT. British Gypsum’s ShaftWall system using Glasroc F FIRECASE is appropriate.

5 2 x 12. in addition to normal sealing. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). Gypframe 60. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights between 4200mm and 8000mm.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . with all joints taped and filled.5 2 x 12. 6 The temperature of exposed metal may exceed the requirements of BS 476: Part 22: 1987 within the fire test period. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. but incorporating deflection heads. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. Lining boards to non-shaft side.british-gypsum. Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights up to 4200mm.Fire protection to lift shafts ShaftWall 1 2 3 4 Steel frame solutions Gypframe 60. Lining boards to non-shaft side. Gypframe 146 TI 90 Tabbed ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. and therefore relaxation should be sought from the approving authority on the basis that no combustible materials are likely to be stored adjacent to the structure. contact the British Gypsum Technical Advice Centre for further guidance. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.5 2 x 12. For the base. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). 2 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. 70 www. 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs. On single layer linings this will improve duty rating to Severe Duty. Gypframe Extra Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel or ‘J’ Channel should be used at the head. 3 The acoustic performance figures quoted include ShaftWall partitions with deflection heads. 5 Estimated rating from non-shaft side only. see table. 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs. see table. Gypframe 146 TI 90 Tabbed ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs.5 4400 4400 6400 7900 60 70 92 146 40 40 45 48 44 44 47 52 Severe Severe Severe Severe 39 39 40 42 A306002/012 A306002/012 A306005/014 A306008/020 BS 120 minutes fire resistance6 3 3 3 4 92 102 124 178 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 4500 4500 6700 7900 60 70 92 146 42 42 44 48 45 45 46 50 Severe Severe Severe Severe 43 43 44 46 A306003/023 A306003/023 A306006/025 A306009/028 1 For improved durability and impact resistance. Lining boards to non-shaft side. weight kg/m2 System reference BS 60 minutes fire resistance6 1 1 1 2 77 87 109 163 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 1 x 15 4200 4200 6000 7700 60 70 92 146 39 39 40 43 42 42 43 46 Heavy Heavy Heavy Heavy 30 30 31 33 A306001/010 A306001/010 A306004/011 A306007 BS 90 minutes fire resistance6 3 3 3 4 87 97 119 173 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12. In situations where the full period of insulation is required. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. see table.25a – ShaftWall (vertical elements) solutions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Lining boards to non-shaft side1 Board Lining type thickness mm Maximum partition height2 mm Stud size mm Sound insulation Rw3 No Sealed structure4 insulation plus 25mm Isover dB Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) dB Duty rating5 Approx. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). the outer layer of Gyproc FireLine can be replaced with a layer of 15mm Gyproc DuraLine. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). 4 Gyproc CoreBoard and first layer of lining board are bedded onto Gyproc Sealant. as required for pressurised air shafts. see table. Lining boards to non-shaft side. Table 2. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel.

the outer layer of Gyproc FireLine can be replaced with a layer of 15mm Gyproc DuraLine. 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional).com/high-rise 71 . 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs. Gypframe 146 TI 90 Tabbed ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional).5 2 x 12. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). 3 The acoustic performance figures quoted include ShaftWall partitions with deflection heads. in addition to normal sealing. Lining boards to non-shaft side. see table. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. see table. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. Lining boards to non-shaft side.enquiries@bpb. see table. Gypframe Extra Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel or ‘J’ Channel should be used at the head. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Gypframe 60.5 4400 4400 6000 6000 60 70 92 146 40 40 45 48 44 44 47 52 Severe Severe Severe Severe 39 39 40 42 A306002/012 A306002/012 A306005/014 A306008/020 EN 90 minutes fire resistance 1 1 1 2 92 102 124 178 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 2 x 15 4500 4500 6000 6000 60 70 92 146 42 42 44 48 45 45 46 50 Severe Severe Severe Severe 43 43 44 46 A306003/023 A306003/023 A306006/025 A306009/028 EN 120 minutes fire resistance 3 3 3 4 107 117 139 193 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 3 x 15 3 x 15 3 x 15 3 x 15 4500 4500 6000 6000 60 70 92 146 43 43 45 49 45 45 46 50 Severe Severe Severe Severe 55 55 56 58 A306030/035 A306030/035 A306031/036 A306032/033 1 For improved durability and impact resistance. as required for pressurised air shafts. with all joints taped and filled. Lining boards to non-shaft side. but incorporating deflection heads. 5 Estimated rating from non-shaft side only. Lining boards to non-shaft side. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. Steel frame solutions Table 2.british-gypsum. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. For the base. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. whichever is the more onerous. see table. email: bgtechnical.com www. weight kg/m2 System reference EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 1 1 2 87 97 119 173 Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine Gyproc FireLine 2 x 12. Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights up to 4200mm.5 2 x 12. 4 Gyproc CoreBoard and first layer of lining board are bedded onto Gyproc Sealant. Gypframe 146 TI 90 Tabbed ‘I’ Stud framework with Gyproc CoreBoard between studs.25b – ShaftWall (vertical elements) solutions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Lining boards to non-shaft side1 Board Lining type thickness mm Maximum partition height2 mm Stud size mm Sound insulation Rw3 No Sealed structure4 insulation plus 25mm Isover dB Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) dB Duty rating5 Approx. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional).1 2 3 4 Gypframe 60.5 2 x 12. 2 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.

70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs.british-gypsum. as required for pressurised air shafts. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. In situations where the full period of insulation is required. Lining boards to non-shaft side.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . Lining boards to non-shaft side. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights up to 4200mm. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). 3 The acoustic performance figures quoted include ShaftWall partitions with deflection heads. 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs.Fire protection to lift shafts Non-combustible ShaftWall 1 2 3 4 Steel frame solutions Gypframe 60. Gypframe 146 TI 90 Tabbed ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. Gypframe 146 TI 90 Tabbed ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs. Table 2. 5 Estimated rating from non-shaft side only. see table. 2 Based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa. Gypframe 60. see table. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. 6 The temperature of exposed metal may exceed the requirements of BS 476: Part 22: 1987 within the fire test period. see table. see table. in addition to normal sealing. Gypframe Extra Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel or ‘J’ Channel should be used at the head. weight kg/m2 System reference BS 60 minutes fire resistance6 1 77 87 109 163 Glasroc F FIRECASE 1 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 1 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 1 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 1 x 15 4200 4200 6000 7700 60 70 92 146 38 38 39 42 41 41 42 45 Heavy Heavy Heavy Heavy 32 32 33 35 G306001/010 G306001/010 G306004/011 G306007 BS 1 1 2 BS 90 minutes fire resistance6 3 3 3 4 92 102 124 178 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 4500 4500 6400 7900 60 70 92 146 41 41 43 47 44 44 45 49 Severe Severe Severe Severe 46 46 47 49 G306003/023 G306003/023 G306006/025 G306009/028 BS 120 minutes fire resistance6 3 3 3 4 92 102 124 178 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 4500 4500 6700 7900 60 70 92 146 41 41 43 47 44 44 45 49 Severe Severe Severe Severe 46 46 47 49 G306003/023 G306003/023 G306006/025 G306009/028 1 For a non-combustible solution on the shaft side only the Glasroc F FIRECASE on the non-shaft side can be replaced with 15mm Gyproc FireLine or 15mm Gyproc DuraLine. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. Lining boards to non-shaft side. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). Lining boards to non-shaft side. with all joints taped and filled. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. 4 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE and first layer of lining board are bedded onto Gyproc Sealant. contact the British Gypsum Technical Advice Centre for further guidance. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. 72 www. For the base. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). but incorporating deflection heads.26a – ShaftWall (vertical elements) non-combustible solutions to satisfy the requirements of BS 476: Part 22: 1987 Detail Partition thickness mm Lining boards to non-shaft side1 Board Lining type thickness mm Maximum partition height2 mm Stud size mm Sound insulation Rw3 No Sealed structure4 insulation plus 25mm Isover dB Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) dB Duty rating5 Approx. and therefore relaxation should be sought from the approving authority on the basis that no combustible materials are likely to be stored adjacent to the structure.

see table. Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights between 4200mm and 8000mm. in addition to normal sealing. Lining boards to non-shaft side. weight kg/m2 System reference EN 60 minutes fire resistance 1 1 1 2 92 102 124 178 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 4500 4500 6000 6000 60 70 92 146 41 41 43 47 44 44 45 49 Severe Severe Severe Severe 46 46 47 49 G306003/023 G306003/023 G306006/025 G306009/028 EN 90 minutes fire resistance 1 1 1 2 92 102 124 178 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 x 15 4500 4500 6000 6000 60 70 92 146 41 41 43 47 44 44 45 49 Severe Severe Severe Severe 46 46 47 49 G306003/023 G306003/023 G306006/025 G306009/028 EN 120 minutes fire resistance 3 3 3 4 107 117 139 193 Glasroc F FIRECASE 3 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 3 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 3 x 15 Glasroc F FIRECASE 3 x 15 4500 4500 6000 6000 60 70 92 146 42 42 44 48 44 44 45 49 Severe Severe Severe Severe 59 59 60 62 G306030/035 G306030/035 G306031/036 G306032/033 1 For a non-combustible solution on the shaft side only the Glasroc F FIRECASE on the non-shaft side can be replaced with 15mm Gyproc FireLine or 15mm Gyproc DuraLine. 5 Estimated rating from non-shaft side only. Lining boards to non-shaft side.26b – ShaftWall (vertical elements) non-combustible solutions to satisfy the requirements of BS EN 1364-1: 1999 Detail Partition thickness mm Lining boards to non-shaft side1 Board Lining type thickness mm Maximum partition height2 mm Stud size mm Sound insulation Rw3 No Sealed structure4 insulation plus 25mm Isover dB Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) dB Duty rating5 Approx. Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel should be used for heights up to 4200mm. whichever is the more onerous. Gypframe Extra Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel or ‘J’ Channel should be used at the head. see table. Any variation in the specifications should be checked with British Gypsum. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. Lining boards to non-shaft side. The quoted performances are achieved only if British Gypsum components are used throughout. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. as required for pressurised air shafts. Gypframe 146 TI 90 Tabbed ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). see table. see table. 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. Lining boards to non-shaft side. or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations. The fire resistance and sound insulation performances are for imperforate partitions. 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs. secured by Gypframe Retaining Channel. 70 or 92mm ‘I’ Stud framework with 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE between studs. email: bgtechnical.enquiries@bpb.com www. 2 The maximum heights quoted are limited by the fire state field of application or by limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa.1 2 3 4 Gypframe 60.com/high-rise 73 . 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional).british-gypsum. 25mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) in cavity (optional). with all joints taped and filled. Steel frame solutions Table 2. Gypframe 60. but incorporating deflection heads. Gypframe 60. and the company’s fixing recommendations are strictly observed. For the base. 4 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE and first layer of lining board are bedded onto Gyproc Sealant. 3 The acoustic performance figures quoted include ShaftWall partitions with deflection heads.

robust surface with no requirement to joint or apply a decorative Using the FireCase frameless encasement system will eliminate any potential problems with compartmentation. The FireCase frameless encasement system is fully compatible with other British Gypsum systems and supports flexibility during changes to building use.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . using the FireCase frameless encasement system will ensure that there are no potential problems with fire insulation failure through the steelwork.refer to GypLyner ENCASE for details). paint.Benefits to compartmentation. e. Refer to Figure 1 . The FireCase frameless encasement system can be finished if required. British Gypsum partition systems can be directly fixed to the Glasroc F FIRECASE board linings allowing changes to be made without compromising the structural fire protection. Unlike some alternative fire protection technologies. Additional fire benefits Glasroc F FIRECASE board is non-combustible and the surfaces are therefore designated Class 0 for the purposes of Building Regulations Approved Document B. Glasroc F FIRECASE is manufactured to stringent factory tolerances. ensuring life safety in the event of a fire.british-gypsum. to blend seamlessly with other British Gypsum systems.g.Fire protection encasement of structural steel FireCase The FireCase frameless encasement system provides a high quality cladding to structural steel. and offers up to 120 minutes fire protection (180 minutes can be achieved using Glasroc F FIRECASE in a framed solution . The Glasroc F FIRECASE lining provides a smooth. Figure 1 Benefits to compartmentation 180°C INSU FIRE MAINLATION TAINE D 74 www. giving the client peace of mind that the correct thickness of fire protection has been applied. Refer to Construction details 1 and 3 on page 73. Steel frame solutions treatment. The system affords protection to universal steel columns and beams.

g. using the FireCase frameless encasement system will give acoustic benefits by reducing sound transmission through the steelwork.Benefits to acoustics. For further sound insulation enhancement. whereas alternative technologies are commonly +5˚C to + 30˚C. Glasroc F FIRECASE has an operational tolerance from below freezing to +49˚C. paint. The FireCase frameless encasement system is fixed directly around the steel columns and beams. Refer to Figure 2 . Steel frame solutions Figure 2 Benefits to acoustics PARTITION PERFORMANCE MAINTAINED SOUND The FireCase frameless encasement system will help to minimise sound transmission into the building structure and can be detailed so as to not downgrade the performance of the adjoining partition systems. The FireCase frameless encasement system allows other trades to work in close proximity and simultaneously. email: bgtechnical.british-gypsum. Some alternative technologies require areas of the site to be closed off due to the containment of overspray and fumes. saving valuable floor space throughout a building.com/high-rise 75 .com www. Due to the FireCase system providing both fire and acoustic performance there is no need for the expansion cavity required by some combined instumescent paint and drylining solutions.Other benefits Unlike some alternative fire protection technologies.enquiries@bpb. Isover insulation can be incorporated into the system. e. Using Glasroc F FIRECASE reduces potential problems with the build programme in UK winter conditions.

FireCase lining selection The FireCase frameless encasement system is suitable for protecting structural steel sections with a section factor A/V (Hp/A) up to 260m-1.g. 2. four-sided. To determine the thickness of cladding required to protect the steel. calculated on the basis of box protection required.g. Steel frame solutions the designer should follow the procedure below: 1. four-sided protection to Universal Column. e. four-sided. Refer to Tables 2. Establish the level of fire resistance required and to which standard. 3. 90 minutes to BS 476: Part 20: 1987. e. e.2. Ascertain the number of sides of the section which require protection.2.british-gypsum. serial size.g.g. A range of common steel sizes are shown in Tables 2. 20mm Glasroc F FIRECASE. 76 www.30a or 2. mass / metre 73kgm-1 = 110m-1. Identify the section factor A/V (Hp/A) of the steelwork – refer to Tables 2. e. e. 4.29.27 . 254 x 254mm.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .29.27 .30b to identify the thickness of Glasroc F FIRECASE as required for the relevant level of fire protection and section factor.g. based on a critical temperature of 550˚C.

enquiries@bpb.28 – Section factor A/V (Hp/A) of Universal Columns Serial size mm 356 x 406 Mass / metre kgm-1 634 551 467 393 340 287 235 202 177 153 129 283 240 198 158 137 118 97 167 132 107 89 73 86 71 60 52 46 37 30 23 three-sided m-1 15 20 20 25 30 30 40 45 50 55 65 30 35 40 50 55 60 75 40 50 60 70 80 60 70 80 95 105 100 120 155 four-sided m-1 20 25 30 35 35 45 50 60 65 75 90 40 45 50 65 70 85 100 50 65 75 90 110 80 95 110 125 140 135 160 205 838 x 292 356 x 368 762 x 267 Steel frame solutions 305 x 305 686 x 254 610 x 305 254 x 254 610 x 229 533 x 210 203 x 203 457 x 191 152 x 152 457 x 152 Table 2.com www.com/high-rise 77 .29 – Section factor A/V (Hp/A) of Universal Joists Serial size mm 254 x 203 254 x 114 203 x 152 152 x 127 127 x 114 127 x 114 114 x 114 102 x 102 89 x 89 76 x 76 Mass / metre kgm-1 82 37 52 37 30 27 27 23 19 13 three-sided m-1 70 130 85 90 100 110 100 105 105 140 four-sided m-1 90 155 105 120 130 140 135 140 145 185 406 x 178 406 x 140 356 x 171 356 x 127 305 x 165 305 x 127 305 x 102 254 x 146 254 x 102 203 x 133 203 x 102 178 x 102 152 x 89 127 x 76 email: bgtechnical.Table 2.27 – Section factor A/V (Hp/A) of Universal Beams Serial size mm 914 x 419 914 x 305 Mass / metre kgm-1 388 343 289 253 224 201 226 194 176 197 173 147 170 152 140 125 238 179 149 140 125 113 101 122 109 101 92 82 98 89 82 74 67 82 74 67 60 52 74 67 60 54 46 39 67 57 51 45 39 33 54 46 40 48 42 37 33 28 25 43 37 31 28 25 22 30 25 23 19 16 13 three-sided m-1 45 50 60 65 75 80 70 80 90 70 80 95 75 85 90 100 50 70 80 80 90 100 110 85 95 100 110 120 90 100 105 115 130 105 115 125 140 160 105 115 130 145 160 190 105 125 135 155 170 195 115 130 150 125 140 155 175 200 225 120 140 160 170 190 215 145 165 175 190 190 195 four-sided m-1 55 60 65 75 85 95 80 90 100 85 95 110 90 95 105 115 60 80 95 95 105 115 130 95 110 115 125 140 105 115 125 135 150 120 130 145 160 180 125 140 155 170 185 220 125 145 165 185 195 225 140 160 180 145 160 180 200 225 260 150 170 200 200 220 250 180 210 210 230 235 240 Table 2.british-gypsum.

com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .Thickness of Glasroc F FIRECASE required A B C D E = = = = = 15mm 20mm 25mm 30mm 35mm (15mm + 20mm) Key .Table 2.30b – Solutions to satisfy the 550°C criteria when tested in accordance with ENV 13381-4: 2002 (four-sided columns only) 260 250 E 240 240 B E 205 220 200 C 220 200 C 180 Steel frame solutions 180 Section factor A/V (Hp/A)m-1 180 160 Section factor A/V (Hp/A)m-1 D 180 160 145 D A B A C 100 85 130 140 A A B 140 120 105 100 90 80 120 100 C 100 B A 65 80 B 60 60 60 A A 40 A 40 20 20 30 60 90 120 30 BS System references Fire protection (minutes) EN System references 60 90 Fire protection (minutes) 120 D120001 (screwed system) D120002 (stapled system) D120001 (screwed system) D120002 (stapled system) Key .Thickness of Glasroc F FIRECASE required A B C D E = = = = = 15mm 20mm 25mm 30mm 35mm (15mm + 20mm) 78 www.british-gypsum.30a – Solutions to satisfy the 550°C criteria when tested in accordance with BS 476: Part 20: 1987 260 Table 2.

british-gypsum.Construction details Column encasement and partition junction 1 Column encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 60 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Light and Medium Duty 2 Column encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 120 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Heavy and Severe Duty 2 2 Steel frame solutions 1 1 3 5 4 4 6 7 3 Beam encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 60 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Light and Medium Duty 4 Beam encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 120 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Heavy and Severe Duty 1 1 2 2 3 4 6 Structural steel FireCase encasement 3 Additional layer of Glasroc F FIRECASE forming packer to receive partition fixing 4 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud / Channel bonded to Glasroc F FIRECASE with continuous bead of Gyproc Sealant (two beads for studs wider than 75mm) and fixed with British Gypsum Drywall Screws at 600mm centres (in two lines staggered by 300mm for studs wider than 75mm). Allow 24 hours before boarding 1 2 Suitable size Z-section (by others) fixed between column flanges at 600mm centres 6 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud / Channel suitably fixed through Glasroc F FIRECASE to structural steel at 600mm centres (in two lines staggered by 300mm for studs wider than 75mm) 7 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud suitably fixed through Glasroc F FIRECASE to Z-sections (in two lines for studs wider than 75mm) 5 email: bgtechnical.enquiries@bpb.com www.com/high-rise 79 .

5 Column and beam encasement junction 2 Steel frame solutions 2 1 3 4 1 2 3 4 Steel beam Steel column Beam encasement boards butted tight to column encasement Column encasement boards cut around penetrations Where seating cleats create small gaps in column encasement below beam soffit.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . 80 www.british-gypsum. cloak with a suitably sized strip of Glasroc F FIRECASE fixed to column encasement boards.

e. Steel frame solutions Additional fire benefits Glasroc F FIRECASE board is non-combustible and the surfaces are therefore designated Class 0 for the purposes of Building Regulations Approved Document B.Benefits to acoustics. GypLyner ENCASE lining selection The GypLyner ENCASE system is suitable for protecting structural steel sections with a section factor A/V (Hp/A) up to 260m-1.2. calculated on the basis of box protection required. e. however this can be applied to satisfy aesthetic requirements. Ascertain the number of sides of the section which require protection.g. utilising Gyproc FireLine board for up to 120 minutes and Glasroc F FIRECASE for 180 minutes.31 .g. Refer to Figure 1 . Both Glasroc F FIRECASE and Gyproc FireLine are manufactured to stringent factory tolerances. 2. e.33. The principle of this is shown within the FireCase section. paint.34a . This enables the GypLyner ENCASE system to blend seamlessly with other British Gypsum systems.5mm Gyproc FireLine.Benefits to compartmentation. Refer to Tables 2.34c to identify the thickness of Glasroc F FIRECASE or Gyproc FireLine as required for the relevant level of fire protection and section factor. giving the client peace of mind that the correct thickness of fire protection has been applied. The surfaces of the Gyproc FireLine board are designated Class 0 for the purposes of Building Regulations Approved Document B.g.2. Other benefits Unlike some alternative fire protection technologies. 90 minutes to BS 476: Part 20:1987. e.g. Refer to Figure 2 .enquiries@bpb. 4.com/high-rise 81 . four-sided protection to universal column. The Glasroc F FIRECASE lining requires no joint treatment for fire performance.com www. four-sided 3.g. 2 x 12. using the GypLyner ENCASE system will give acoustic benefits by reducing sound transmission through the steelwork. email: bgtechnical. Identify the section factor A/V (Hp/A) of the steelwork – refer to Tables 2. Some alternative technologies require areas of the site to be closed off due to the containment of overspray and fumes. A range of common steel sizes are shown in Tables 2. the designer should follow the procedure below: 1. The Gyproc FireLine solution does require joint treatment using Gyproc jointing materials or Thistle plaster skim. four-sided. Isover insulation can be incorporated into the system. e. Using the GypLyner ENCASE system will eliminate any potential problems with compartmentation.british-gypsum. Establish the level of fire resistance required and to which standard. paint. For further sound insulation enhancement. mass / metre 73kgm-1 = 110m-1. ensuring life safety in the event of a fire. e.g. To determine the thickness of cladding required to protect the steel based on a critical temperature of 550˚C. The GypLyner ENCASE system allows other trades to work in close proximity and simultaneously. using the GypLyner ENCASE system will ensure that there are no potential problems with fire insulation failure through the steelwork. e.g. The principle of this is shown within the FireCase section. Unlike some alternative fire protection technologies.Fire protection encasement of structural steel GypLyner ENCASE GypLyner ENCASE is a framed encasement system for fire protection to structural universal steel columns and beams.2.31 .33. serial size 254 x 254mm.

Table 2.31 – Section factor A/V (Hp/A) of Universal Beams
Serial size mm 914 x 419 914 x 305 Mass / metre kgm-1 388 343 289 253 224 201 226 194 176 197 173 147 170 152 140 125 238 179 149 140 125 113 101 122 109 101 92 82 98 89 82 74 67 82 74 67 60 52 74 67 60 54 46 39 67 57 51 45 39 33 54 46 40 48 42 37 33 28 25 43 37 31 28 25 22 30 25 23 19 16 13 three-sided m-1 45 50 60 65 75 80 70 80 90 70 80 95 75 85 90 100 50 70 80 80 90 100 110 85 95 100 110 120 90 100 105 115 130 105 115 125 140 160 105 115 130 145 160 190 105 125 135 155 170 195 115 130 150 125 140 155 175 200 225 120 140 160 170 190 215 145 165 175 190 190 195 four-sided m-1 55 60 65 75 85 95 80 90 100 85 95 110 90 95 105 115 60 80 95 95 105 115 130 95 110 115 125 140 105 115 125 135 150 120 130 145 160 180 125 140 155 170 185 220 125 145 165 185 195 225 140 160 180 145 160 180 200 225 260 150 170 200 200 220 250 180 210 210 230 235 240

Table 2.32 – Section factor A/V (Hp/A) of Universal Columns
Serial size mm 356 x 406 Mass / metre kgm-1 634 551 467 393 340 287 235 202 177 153 129 283 240 198 158 137 118 97 167 132 107 89 73 86 71 60 52 46 37 30 23 three-sided m-1 15 20 20 25 30 30 40 45 50 55 65 30 35 40 50 55 60 75 40 50 60 70 80 60 70 80 95 105 100 120 155 four-sided m-1 20 25 30 35 35 45 50 60 65 75 90 40 45 50 65 70 85 100 50 65 75 90 110 80 95 110 125 140 135 160 205

838 x 292

356 x 368

Steel frame solutions

762 x 267

305 x 305

686 x 254

610 x 305

254 x 254

610 x 229

533 x 210

203 x 203

457 x 191

152 x 152

457 x 152

Table 2.33 – Section factor A/V (Hp/A) of Universal Joists
Serial size mm 254 x 203 254 x 114 203 x 152 152 x 127 127 x 114 127 x 114 114 x 114 102 x 102 89 x 89 76 x 76 Mass / metre kgm-1 82 37 52 37 30 27 27 23 19 13 three-sided m-1 70 130 85 90 100 110 100 105 105 140 four-sided m-1 90 155 105 120 130 140 135 140 145 185

406 x 178

406 x 140 356 x 171

356 x 127 305 x 165

305 x 127

305 x 102

254 x 146

254 x 102

203 x 133 203 x 102 178 x 102 152 x 89 127 x 76

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Table 2.34a – The 550°C chart to BS 476: Part 21 for selecting the required Gyproc FireLine lining thickness

Table 2.34b – The 550°C chart to ENV 13381-4 for selecting Gyproc FireLine lining thickness

260

260

240

H C D
200 190 225

240

B
217

220

220

G
200 195 200 180 Section factor A/V (Hp/A) m-1

D
Steel frame solutions

B
165 Section factor A/V (Hp/A) m-1

180

C
154

E

160

160

F
140

A C A E
110

140

A

120

120

100

100 91 80 89

80

B
60 60 52 40

C

D
52

40

A
20 20

C

30

60 Fire protection (minutes)

90

120

30

60 Fire protection (minutes)

90

120

BS

EN

System reference DS150001
Key - Thickness of Gyproc FireLine required1 A B C D E F G H = = = = = = = = 12.5mm 15mm 25mm (12.5mm + 12.5mm) 27.5mm (15mm + 12.5mm) 30mm (15mm + 15mm) 37.5mm (12.5mm + 12.5mm + 12.5mm) 40mm (15mm + 12.5mm + 12.5mm) 42.5mm (15mm + 15mm + 12.5mm)

System reference DS150001
Key - Thickness of Gyproc FireLine required1 A B C D E = = = = = 12.5mm 15mm 25mm (12.5mm + 12.5mm) 30mm (15mm + 15mm) 45mm (15mm + 15mm + 15mm)

For improved durability and impact resistance, the outer layer of Gyproc FireLine can be replaced with a layer of 15mm Gyproc DuraLine. 1 The fire protection is based on board joints being taped and filled, or skimmed according to British Gypsum’s recommendations.

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140

140

120

D
90

Section factor A/V (Hp/A) m-1

100

Steel frame solutions

80

80

C B

60

60

40

A
20

180

BS

Fire protection (minutes)

System reference D120003

Key - Thickness of Glasroc F FIRECASE board required A B C D = = = = 35mm (20mm + 15mm) 40mm (20mm + 20mm) 45mm (25mm + 20mm) 50mm (25mm + 25mm)

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5 19 + 12. Steel frame solutions Table 2. with no vertical joints aligning with the column. It is possible to provide fire protection to structural steel by enclosing within GypWall AUDIO or GypWall QUIET partition systems.5 2 x 15 19 + 12.com/high-rise 85 . e.Fire protection encasement of structural steel within a partition When designing room layout and the positioning of structural steel it should be noted that enhanced spatial and financial efficiencies can be achieved by providing fire protection to the steel work within the cavity of twin frame partition systems. Refer to Table 2. email: bgtechnical.enquiries@bpb.35 – GypWall AUDIO / GypWall QUIET / GypWall AUDIO IWL.35. This can be particularly useful in the construction of a cluster of acoustically sensitive areas. the outer layer of Gyproc FireLine or Gyproc SoundBloc can be replaced with a layer of 15mm Gyproc DuraLine. fire protection to structural steel.5 3 x 15 30 60 60 60 120 Up to 300 Up to 300 Up to 300 Up to 300 Up to 300 1 For improved durability and impact resistance. Solutions to satisfy the requirements of ENV 13381-4: 2002 and BS 467: Part 21: 1987 Board type1 Lining thickness mm Fire resistance mins Section factor2 A/V (Hp/A) m-1 BS EN Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc Plank + Gyproc FireLine Gyproc SoundBloc 2 x 12. a suite of conference rooms.british-gypsum.g.com www. and boards not fixed to the column to maintain air space (10mm for BS or 50mm for EN). 2 Based on four-sided exposure.

which should be made into Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap.Construction details 1 Base with timber sole plate 2 Base with floating screed 1 4 2 1 4 2 3 3 Steel frame solutions 7 8 7 8 6 5 6 5 3 Deflection head parallel to floor profile for 15mm downward movement and 60 minutes fire resistance 4 Deflection head perpendicular to floor profile for 15mm downward movement and 60 minutes fire resistance 5 10 13 10 5 16 15mm 15mm 20mm 14 11 9 12 15mm 15mm 11 15mm 9 12 15 15 1 4 2 1 4 2 1 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud cross braced with Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel 3 Gypframe Standard Floor & Ceiling Channel 4 Isover insulation 5 Gyproc Sealant 6 Bulk-fill with Gyproc jointing materials 7 Skirting 8 Floating screed on resilient layer 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel suitably fixed through fire-stop to Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel or structure Gyproc FireStrip Gyproc CoreBoard Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel pre-fixed to Glasroc F FIRECASE 15mm Glasroc F FIRECASE suitably fixed to soffit at 150mm centres Imperforate ceiling Fire-stopping by others No board fixings should be made into the head channel. The arrow ( ) denotes the uppermost board fixing. 86 www.british-gypsum. Continuous Gyproc FireStrip must be installed as shown to maintain fire performance.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .

british-gypsum.com www.5 Junction with external wall when acoustic performance is a key consideration – helps reduce flanking transmission 6 6 Corner 2 5 7 1 3 1 Steel frame solutions 4 4 3 2 7 ‘T’ junction 8 ‘T’ junction with GypWall CLASSIC partition 2 2 3 3 1 1 4 4 1 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud 3 Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel 4 Isover insulation 5 External wall stud framework 6 External cladding 7 Cavity barrier (subject to regulatory requirements) email: bgtechnical.enquiries@bpb.com/high-rise 87 .

The arrow ( ) denotes the uppermost board fixing.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .9 Base with timber sole plate 1 4 6 5 10 Base with floating screed 2 4 5 9 9 Steel frame solutions 10 10 8 7 11 8 7 11 Deflection head parallel to floor profile for 15mm downward movement and 60 minutes fire resistance 13 7 16 12 Deflection head perpendicular to floor profile for 15mm downward movement and 60 minutes fire resistance 13 7 18 15mm 15mm 15mm 17 14 12 15mm 14 12 15mm 15mm 15 3 4 15 3 4 13 Deflection head parallel to floor profile for 15mm downward movement and 120 minutes fire resistance 13 7 19 20 14 Deflection head perpendicular to floor profile for 15mm downward movement and 120 minutes fire resistance 13 7 18 15mm 15mm 14 12 15mm 15mm 21 14 12 15mm 22 15mm 22 23 23 3 4 6 3 4 6 Gyproc SoundBloc Gyproc plasterboard 3 Gyproc FireLine 4 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud 5 Gypframe Standard Floor & Ceiling Channel 6 Isover insulation 7 Gyproc Sealant 8 Bulk-fill with Gyproc jointing materials 9 Skirting 10 Floating screed on resilient layer 11 Timber sole plate suitably fixed to structure 12 Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel suitably fixed through fire-stop to Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel or structure 2 1 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Gyproc FireStrip Gyproc CoreBoard Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel pre-fixed to Glasroc F FIRECASE 15mm Glasroc F FIRECASE suitably fixed to soffit at 150mm centres Fire-stopping by others Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel at 600mm centres with ends flattened and suitably fixed to soffit Fire resistant sealant 25mm Glasroc F FIRECASE suitably fixed to soffit at 150mm centres Stone mineral wool (minimum 33kg/m3) retained by stud nogging Nogging cut from Gypframe ‘C’ Stud No board fixings should be made into the head channel. which should be made into Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap. Continuous Gyproc FireStrip must be installed as shown to maintain fire performance.british-gypsum. 88 www.

where acoustic performance is a key consideration – helps reduce flanking transmission 6 5 1 7 1 2 3 3 Steel frame solutions 4 4 17 Corner – single layer 18 Corner – double layer 2 1 3 3 19 ‘T’ junction – single layer 20 ‘T’ junction to optimise acoustic performance and reduce flanking transmission 3 3 2 1 4 1 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 Gyproc plasterboard 3 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud 4 Isover insulation 5 External wall stud framework 6 External cladding 7 Cavity barrier (subject to regulatory requirements) email: bgtechnical.15 Junction with external wall 6 5 16 Junction with external wall.enquiries@bpb.british-gypsum.com/high-rise 89 .com www.

The studs each side of the opening are sleeved full height of opening with Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel. At the base. 90 www. the channel is cut and bent to extend 300mm up the studs and fixed each side with two Wafer Head Drywall Screws.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .british-gypsum.21 Door opening to satisfy BS 5234: Parts 1 & 2 1992 – Heavy and Severe Duty Steel frame solutions 150mm 4 6 3 2 300mm 7 1200mm 1200mm 5 1 150mm 1 2 3 4 Gyproc DuraLine Gypframe ‘C’ Stud Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel to sleeve studs Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel cut and bent to form door head Timber door frame and architrave Gypframe ‘C’ Stud to maintain stud module 7 Gypframe Floor & Ceiling Channel cut and bent to extend up studs 5 6 Advice should be sought from the door manufacturer prior to the construction of these details.

com/high-rise 91 .22 Beam encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 60 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Heavy & Severe Duty 23 Column encasement and partitions up to 60 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 light & medium 10 9 8 11 10 8 12 Steel frame solutions 11 1 5 4 16 24 Column encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 15mm 15mm 3 120 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Heavy & Severe Duty 6 10 15mm 8 13 14 7 16 1 2 15 1 25 Column encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 120 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Light & Medium Duty 2 8 16 1 Gyproc DuraLine Gypframe ‘C’ Stud 3 Gypframe Deep Flange Floor & Ceiling Channel suitably fixed through fire-stop to structure at 600mm centres 4 Gyproc Sealant 5 Gyproc FireStrip 6 Gyproc CoreBoard 7 Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap 8 Structural steel 9 Gypframe GA1 Steel Angle 10 Glasroc F FIRECASE 2 1 11 12 13 14 15 16 No board fixings should be made into the head channel. which should be made into Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap.british-gypsum. Gypframe ‘C’ Stud bonded to Glasroc F FIRECASE with continuous bead of Gyproc Sealant (two beads for studs wider than 75mm) and fixed with Drywall Screws at 600mm centres (in two lines staggered by 300mm for studs wider than 75mm). The arrow ( ) denotes the uppermost board fixing. by others. Allow 24 hours before boarding partition Additional layer of Glasroc F FIRECASE forming packer to receive partition fixings Suitable size Z-section. Continuous Gyproc FireStrip must be installed as shown to maintain fire performance.enquiries@bpb. fixed between column flanges at 600mm centres Gypframe ‘C’ Stud suitably fixed through Glasroc F FIRECASE to Z-sections (in two lines for studs wider than 75mm) Gypframe ‘C’ Stud suitably fixed through Glasroc F FIRECASE to column at 600mm centres (in two lines staggered by 300mm for studs wider than 75mm) Isover insulation email: bgtechnical.com www.

92 www.british-gypsum. Continuous Gyproc FireStrip must be installed as shown to maintain fire performance.26 ShaftWall deflection head for 15mm downward movement 10 7 27 ShaftWall internal and external corners 5 13 15mm 15mm 11 12 2 4 15mm 20mm 4 Steel frame solutions 3 1 1 2 3 4 1 3 4 2 6 28 ShaftWall base detail 9 4 8 7 5 13 29 ‘T’ junction – ShaftWall with GypWall CLASSIC partition 30 Lift door abutment with ShaftWall 1 2 14 15 16 7 17 2 4 3 1 4 1 Gyproc FireLine 2 Gyproc CoreBoard 3 Gypframe ‘I’ Stud 4 Gypframe Retaining Channel 5 Gypframe Starter Channel 6 Gypframe Standard Floor & Ceiling Channel 7 Gyproc Sealant 8 Bulk-fill with Gyproc jointing materials 9 Skirting 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Gyproc FireStrip Gypframe J Channel Gyproc CoreBoard fire-stop Stone mineral wool (100kg/m3) to deflection gap Gyproc plasterboard Gypframe ‘C’ Stud Lift door frame Gypframe Starter Channel mechanically fixed to door frame at 300mm centres No board fixings should be made into the head channel.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 . The arrow ( ) denotes the uppermost board fixing. which should be made into Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap.

fixed between column flanges at 600mm centres Gypframe Starter Channel suitablity fixed through Glasroc F FIRECASE to Z-sections (in two lines staggered by 300mm for studs wider than 75mm) No board fixings should be made into the head channel. which should be made into Gypframe GFS1 Fixing Strap. email: bgtechnical.com www.com/high-rise 93 .enquiries@bpb. by others. The arrow ( ) denotes the uppermost board fixing. Continuous Gyproc FireStrip must be installed as shown to maintain fire performance.31 Beam encasement and partition junction for partitions to satisfy BS 5234: Parts 1 & 2: 1992 – Heavy and Severe Duty 32 Column encasement and partition junction for partitions up to 120 minutes fire resistance and BS 5234 Heavy and Severe Duty 2 1 4 9 12 10 10 11 13 8 7 14 11 Steel frame solutions 5 6 2 4 3 1 1 Gyproc FireLine 2 Gyproc CoreBoard 3 Gypframe ‘I’ Stud 4 Gypframe Retaining Channel 5 Gypframe J Channel suitably fixed through encasement to structure 6 Gyproc CoreBoard fire-stop 7 Gyproc Sealant 8 Gyproc FireStrip 9 Gypframe GA1 Steel Angle 10 11 12 13 14 Glasroc F FIRECASE Structural steel Gypframe Starter Channel suitably fixed through Glasroc F FIRECASE to column at 600mm centres (in two lines staggered by 300mm for studs wider than 75mm) Suitable size Z-section.british-gypsum.

british-gypsum.com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .33 Electrical socket box with plasterboard baffle in GypWall QUIET 34 Electrical socket box in sacrificial lining to GypWall QUIET 1 1 3 4 3 4 5 5 Steel frame solutions 2 12 8 9 10 6 7 13 14 6 11 35 Steel or copper pipe penetration 36 Cable tray penetration (elevation and plan) 2 2 3 19 20 3 21 22 16 15 23 37 uPVC or PVC pipe pipe penetration 2 3 18 17 1 Gyproc SoundBloc 2 Gyproc plasterboard 3 Gypframe ‘C’ Stud 4 Gypframe 99 FC 50 Fixing Channel 5 Isover insulation 5 6 Gyproc Sealant 7 Electrical socket box with metal back 8 Gypframe GA4 Steel Angle 9 150mm high Gyproc plasterboard baffle to match partition lining 10 Fire-resistant seal where required by Building Regulations 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Approved Document B 11 Electrical socket box 12 GypLyner UNIVERSAL with minimum 70mm cavity 50mm Isover Acoustic Partition Roll (APR 1200) 15mm Gyproc SoundBloc Steel or copper pipe up to 110mm diameter 5mm gap filled with fire-resistant sealant by others uPVC or PVC pipe up to 160mm diameter Pipe collar by others Gypframe Standard Floor & Ceiling Channel cut. bent and fixed around opening Opening lined with plasterboard equivalent to partition lining Cable tray independently suspended from soffit 50 x 50mm steel angle Faced mineral fibre batt by others 94 www.

com/high-rise 95 .com www.38 Perimeter parallel to Gypframe MF5 Ceiling Section 39 Perimeter perpendicular to Gypframe MF5 Ceiling Section 5 6 5 4 4 2 1 3 6 2 1 3 Steel frame solutions 40 Reflected ceiling plan – single layer 1 2 4 3 5 1 Gyproc plasterboard 2 Gypframe MF5 Ceiling Section 3 Gypframe MF6 Perimeter Channel 4 Gypframe MF7 Primary Support Channel 5 Gypframe MF8 Strap Hanger or Gypframe GA1 Steel Angle 6 Wafer Head Jack-Point Screws email: bgtechnical.british-gypsum.enquiries@bpb.

com/high-rise Technical Advice Centre tel: 0844 800 1991 .Flanking details Principles of reducing flanking risk at partition to column junctions. 1 Column and partition junction Steel frame solutions Rw 50 dB Typically Rw 25 dB 2 Column encasement and partition junction Rw 50 dB Potential flanking sound transmission Estimated Rw 50 dB 96 www.british-gypsum. Incremental performance improvement from Construction detail 1-4.

enquiries@bpb.british-gypsum.com www. email: bgtechnical. subject to width of encasement The steel encasement board lining may be omitted if the additional plasterboard lining is appropriate for fire protecting the steel.3 Enhanced column encasement and partition junction Steel frame solutions Rw 50 dB Reduced risk of flanking sound transmission Estimated Rw 50 dB 4 Further enhanced column encasement and partition junction Rw 50 dB Estimated ≥ Rw 50 dB.com/high-rise 97 .