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Suspended ceiling system with Fermacell Gypsum Fibreboard and 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 on metal framing

Specification data - Gypsum board suspended ceiling systems

Product Reference

Fermacell 2S11 H2O UO Suspended Ceiling System


Not required

Powerpanel Surface Finish

Standard product features

Fire resistance:

30 minutes.

Secondary grid centres:

500 mm centres for 12.5 mm Fermacell.


Inner Layer 12.5 mm Fermacell and outer layer 12.5 mm Powerpanel H2O.

Joint treatment:

Fermacell Jointstik 1 mm glued joint - Square edged Powerpanel H2O boards.

- Fixings:

30 mm Fermacell screws at 300 mm centres and 40 mm Powerpanel screws at 200 mm centres.

Insulation (minimum density):

40 mm mineral wool: 30 kg/m³.

Suspension system:

MF system to manufacturer's specification.

Construction depth:

135 mm.


Powerpanel Surface Finish.

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.

Offset all board joints by minimum 200 mm.

Third party certifications
  • 90/2439 & 13/5044
  • ETA
  • ECO Institute
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