Fyrchek’s glass fibre-reinforced core enables it to maintain structural integrity when subjected to direct flame making it an ideal board for use as part of a fire rated wall or ceiling system.
This plasterboard is also an acoustic grade board and can be used in systems where acoustic separation is specified.
Gyprock Fyrchek can be easily identified by its pink coloured face paper.
Tested Fire Performance
Gyprock fire rated plasterboard products are manufactured with special additives to enhance their fire resistance properties. The additives slow the progress of heat and flame, and when used as part of a CSR fire rated system, provide performance options suitable for many construction types.
CSR provides a range of wall and ceiling systems, junction and penetration details, which meet and exceed the requirements of the Building Code of Australia. These solutions often include a combination of plasterboard, insulation, sealants and accessories to reach various performance criteria.
Gyprock Fyrchek is available in the following sizes:
|Edge Profiles||Recessed Edge for regular jointing|
Stockholdings may vary. For product availability and to place an order, contact your nearest supplier.
Gyprock Fyrchek is manufactured by CSR Gyprock in Australia to stringent product specifications.
Transportation and manual handling: Refer to the Gypsum Board Manufacturers of Australia (GBMA) website for recommended OH&S practices.
Storage: Protect plasterboard and cornice from weather and moisture. Avoid products sagging by storing horizontally, supported on a level platform or full-width support members spaced at max. 600mm centres.
Health and Safety
Safety Data Sheets are important documents in the construction industry and assist in the continuing focus on occupational health and safety on and off sites.
|Nominal Thickness||13mm and 16mm ± 0.5mm|
|Nominal Widths||1200mm and 1350mm ± 3mm|
|Nominal Lengths||From 2400 to 4800 ± 5mm, typically in 300mm increments|
|Squareness||Cut ends ± 3mm in the width of the board|
|Nominal Board Weight*||10.5kg/m2||12.5kg/m2|
|0.05 – 0.07 m2K/W||0.07 – 0.09 m2K/W|
|Fire Hazard: assessed to AS/NZS3837 cone calorimeter test||Average Specific Extinction Area (ASEA)
Group Number 1
Report Reference WFRA 45759
|Combustibility||In accordance with BCA Clause C1.12, Gyprock Fyrchek may be used wherever a non-combustible material is required by the Code.|
|Total Recycled Content||9.1%||9.0%|
*Subject to reasonable manufacturing variance.
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