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12.5mm Gyproc Habito High-Strength Plasterboard - 1200mm x 2400mm

12.5mm Gyproc Habito High-Strength Plasterboard - 1200mm x 2400mm
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12.5mm Gyproc Habito High-Strength Plasterboard - 1200mm x 2400mm
Guide Price: £33.35 (£40.02 inc VAT)
Price per m2: £11.58/m2 (£13.90 inc VAT)
  • Product Code: A1-2544
  • Delivery Time: 2 - 3 working days
  • Brand: British Gypsum
  • (tech. support: 01159456123)
  • Model and Size: 1200x2400mm - 2.88m2
  • Weight: 34.00kg
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12.5mm Gyproc Habito High-Strength Plasterboard - 1200mm x 2400mm

Thickness: 12.5mm
Width: 1200mm
Length: 2400mm
Board coverage: 2.88
Density: 944kg/m3
Weight of 1m2: 11.8kg
Weight: 34kg
Thermal Conductivity: 0.250W/mK
Fire Rating (Reaction to Fire): A1(Non-combustible)

12.5mm Gyproc Habito plasterboard features an engineered gypsum core with calcium sulphate dihydrate encased in paper liners.  This core which provides enhanced levels of strength, durability and fixability. It provides more strength than standard plasterboard A 5mm (no. 10) wood screw in this plasterboard is capable of supporting 15kg without the need for specialist fixings or a pattress. This additional durability means walls are more resistant to damage and stay looking smarter for longer. You can fix heavy and difficult items such as shelves, curtain poles and TVs, into place without any need for drills or specialist fixings. The strength of the Gyproc Habito board allows to simply screw straight into the wall surface, making it ideal for residential properties. Natural constituents of the core may include minor amounts of quartz. Small quantities of chopped glass fibre may be added with starch, foam and dispersants.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Extremely durable and resilient,
  • Very high fixing strength,
  • Non-combustible,
  • Faced with ivory coloured paper and the reverse faced with brown coloured paper for easy identification,
  • Face - screw centre markings x,
  • Tapered edge,
  • Fixing capability 15kg number 10 wood screw,
  • Complies with EN 520 Type A,
  • Thermal Conductivity 0.25W/mK,
  • Certified to BES 6001 achieving a rating of Excellent,
  • Recyclable

APPLICATION 

Designed for use in wall and partitions, where greater levels of impact/duty and fixing capability are required.

INSTALLATION

  • The tapered edges are taped and filled joints using Gyproc jointing materials. Gyproc jointing materials produce a smooth, continuous, crack-resistant surface ready for priming and final decoration.
  • The ivory face of Gyproc Habito can be plastered with either Thistle BoardFinish, Thistle MultiFinish, Thistle DuraFinish or Thistle SprayFinish plasters.
  • There should be the minimum of delay between completion of the lining and the commencement of plastering.
  • After the plaster finish or joint treatment has dried, decoration, including any preparatory work, should follow with minimum delay.

PRECAUTIONS

Gyproc Habito is unsuitable for use in areas subject to continuously damp or humid conditions (above 70% RH) and must not be used to isolate dampness. Boards are not suitable for use in temperatures above 49C but can be subjected to freezing conditions without risk of damage.