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Working notes "Gypsum Blocks" 


Wall finish

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


Airborne sound insulation of dividing walls made of gysum blocks  

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)  


Permitted wall dimensions 

Overview about permitted wall heights and wall lengths in addiction with or without fire protection requirements.


Permitted wall dimensions download (423k)


Recommended working loads 

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.


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Geometric constraints

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)


Do not chisel out! 

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)