Bothasig, Cape Town, 7441 Germiston, Johannesburg, 1401

Fire Rated Drywall

SA Drywall, supply and install various types of fire rated drywall for all applications. We also supply and install fire rated doors. These fire doors come complete with door frames. An emergency push bar is optional. Every fire rated installation comes with the appropriate documentation from the supplier. This certifies that the drywall system is fire rated. Have a look at this example of a fire rated certificate. Fire_GW FireStop 51F60S42. We can install one and two hour fire rated systems.

1 Hour and 2 Hour fire rated drywall

One hour fire rated… Install one 15mm Gyproc fire rated rhinoboard either side of a 63mm drywall track. For a two hour fire rating, we install two 15mm Gyproc fire rated rhinoboards either side of a 63mm track. Alternatively… for a one hour fire rating… we can install 2 x Gyproc 12.5mm fire rated rhinoboards either side of a 63mm track. This option is more costly but you would get better sound insulation. For more information on fire rated partitions, Kindly visit SA Drywall only deals with reputable suppliers and we use Gyproc or Marley Building Systems (previously Lafarge) to supply us with materials.

fire rated drywall and plasterboard

Fire rated drywall

Single sided fire rated

A common fire rated application are warehouses with flammable liquids . It is compulsory for the owner of such a premises to have his perimeter walls cladded on the inside with fire rated plasterboards. Thereby preventing a fire spreading. The fire brigade prefer the British standard which comprises of a 9mm thick Promatect-H board made from magezium oxide. The size of the board is 2.5m x 1.25m. This system is certified according to BS476 part 22. This is the British standard for testing of building materials.

This system will give a fire rating of up to 120 minutes and moreover, is certified. The grid system consists of a top hat section that is fixed to the horizontal fixing rails. The lead time for these boards can be up to 8 weeks because of the importing. But we advise clients to propose this system to the authorities. Here is more information on this system. Single sided Partition


SA Drywall is a member of SABISA. We can therefore sign off on fire rated drywalls.