Working notes "Gypsum Blocks"
Quality Levels Q1 to Q4
In order to prevent misunderstandings between customer and plastering contractor and to create an objective assessment framework for the quality of the plaster surfaces, in each case the advisory leaflet “Wall finish – Quality Levels Q1 to Q4” is to be referred to.
Wall finish (Quality Levels Q1 to Q4) download (98k)
Fire Resistance Classes of dividing walls made of gypsum blocks and permitted wall dimensions with fire protection requirements
Overview about Fire Resistance Classes of single-leaf and double-leaf dividing walls made of gypsum blocks and permitted wall dimensions with fire protection requirements as well as acoustic insulation values with choosed kinds of edge connections.
Fire Resistance Classes of dividing walls
Overview about sound insulation values of single-leaf and double-leaf
dividing walls made of gypsum blocks with
choosed kinds of edge connections.
Airborne sound insulation of dividing walls download (67k)
Overview about permitted wall heights and wall lengths in addiction with or without fire protection requirements.
Permitted wall dimensions download (423k)
Numerous commercial dowels and anchors can be employed for mounting fixtures in gypsum blocks. To be taken into account in each case are the values given by the manufacturer of the dowel for the depth of the drilling and the recommended working load.
Recommended working loads download (421k)
Electrical and data lines or similar installations can be installed very easily and discretely in gypsum blocks, both immediately after erecting the wall and also subsequently with later reconstrcution or conversion. They do not prejudice the stability of the wall so far as they correspond with the geometric constraints.
Geometric constraints download (88k)
Site board for gypsum blocks
MultiGips gypsum block can be easily worked and precisely cut according to specifications using straight-back, chain or alligator saw. Very important in this case: Do not chisel out openings, breaches or slits but produce them using saws, cutters or scoring tools. Please print this site board and apply it in evidence for architects and electricians.
Site board „Do not chisel out!“ download (457k)