Standard SRP™ Stud Non Fire rated, Non Acoustic, Fire rated or Acoustic, SRP™ Whisperwall™ - STC52 Rating Both Side Single LIned, SRP™ Whisperwall™ - STC58 One Side Single, Other Side Double Lined
»» Use full height sheets only, where possible.
»» Vertical sheet joints are touch fitted and must occur over SRP™ Studs.
»» Stagger vertical sheet joints within layers by minimum of 300mm against the inner layer and on opposite sides of the frame by 600mm [see FIGURE 32].
»» If horizontal sheet end joints are unavoidable they must be over SRP™ Nogs. Stagger sheet joints within layers and on opposite sides of the frame.
»» For fastening use the appropriate size GIB® Grabber® Drywall Self Tapping Screws at 300mm centres vertically or as specified in the appropriate GIB® specifications referenced above. Sheet end and edge distances: minimum 75mm, maximum 100mm from sheet top and bottom ends and 12mm from sheet vertical edges [see FIGURE 28 and FIGURE 29].
»» For Standard SRP™ Stud partitions install the plasterboard lifted by 10mm from the floor level. A 10mm packer to temporarily hold the plasterboard in position is an option to aid installation [see Figure 28].
»» For Some Fire Rated and Acoustic walls fastening the plasterboard to the top or bottom SRP™ Track is not allowed. For more information see GIB® Fire Rated Systems October 2012, GIB® Noise Control Systems March 2006 and also refer to deflection and/or seismic separation note below.
»» For some Fire Rated Standard SRP™ Stud partitions, fastening the linings to top and bottom SRP™ Tracks is permitted as long as the lining fasteners do not connect the SRP™ Studs and SRP™ Tracks. Refer to GIB® Fire Rated Systems October 2012 for particular application.