Suspended ceiling system with Fermacell Powerpanel H2O.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Ss_30_25_10_35 Gypsum board suspended ceiling systemsPrimary


K10/220 Proprietary suspended ceiling system

K10/50 Suspended ceiling system on metal framing

Specification data - Gypsum board suspended ceiling systems

Product Reference

Fermacell 2S01 H2O Suspended Ceiling System


Not required

Powerpanel Surface Treatment

Standard product features

Secondary grid centres:

500 mm centres.

N.B. For Powerpanel H2O - ALL joints must be fully supported / backed.


12.5 mm Powerpanel H2O.

- Fixings:

30 mm Powerpanel screws at 200 mm centres.

Suspension system:

MF system to manufacturer's specification.

In Swimming Pool and other corrosive environments, the steel studs and associated components must have additional Corrosion Protection - e.g. C5 coating.

Construction depth:

70 mm.

Other requirements:

All Powerpanel H2O joints must also be reinforced with an alkali resistant 70 mm Glass Fibre Mesh reinforcement Tape embedded into the Powerpanel surface finish.

Fire stopping around service penetrations. Frame out openings with the same number of layers of board as per above specification. Sockets backed using baffle boxes, intumescent putty pads or suitable rock mineral wool, sufficient to maintain the fire/acoustic performance.

Movement joints are required at maximum 8 linear metre intervals.

Refer to manufacturer's literature. Vapour barrier as required for high humidity areas.

For tiled areas reduce studs to 400 mm centres as required. Tile adhesive to be suitable for cement based substrate.

Provide door reinforcement as required to suit door weights and opening size. Ensure no vertical joints at door jambs.

Offset all board joints by minimum 200 mm.


Fermacell Orange Book

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Fermacell Product Selector

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Third party certifications

  • 13/5044
  • ETA
  • ECO Institute

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