Partition system for residential projects.
Knauf Isolator can be used in the residential or commercial sectors to provide high sound isolation and privacy in a dry wall construction.
Features and benefits:
To be installed in accordance with Knauf recommendations and British standards BS 8212-1995 and BS 8000-8:1994.
Sockets and switches require either baffle box details or Knauf Putty Pads. Sacrificial wall linings should be considered where multiple penetrations occur.
|Uniclass 2015||Gypsum board partition systems (Ss_25_10_30_35)|
Isolator for Residential Projects: Isolator ILR4/13
70 mm Knauf 'C' stud, 0.55 gauge
70 mm Knauf 'C' stud, 0.7 gauge
For areas to receive a ceramic tiled finish.
|Head/ Floor channel|
72 mm Knauf ‘U’ Channel
Utilising 72 mm Knauf Deep Flange 'U' Channel if deflection allowance is specified.
Knauf Nailable plugs at maximum 600 mm centres
Where alternative fixings are used to meet performance constraint confirmation is required from supplier.
Two layers of 12.5 mm Knauf Soundshield Plus to each side
|Horizontal board joints|
Knauf Flat Fixing Plate
Knauf Performance Plus Screws
To be used with Knauf Performance Plus and Knauf Soundshield Plus boards.
Two continuous beads of Knauf Sealant on Head/ Floor Channels
Knauf Intumescent and Acoustic Mastic
50 mm Knauf Universal Slab RS33
To be determined by a structural engineer. Consult manufacturer for information.
|Head track fillets|
Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.
|Head insulation detail|
Taped and Jointed for a Seamless finish using Knauf Jointing Products
Taped and skimmed with Knauf Finishing Plaster
Knauf RMF [Ready Mixed Finishing] in accordance with General clauses
|Standard product features|
Fire resistance (BS 476: Parts 20 and 22 Integrity and Insulation):
Acoustic rating (when tested to BS EN 10140-2:2010):
45 Rw dB.
250 mm (excluding finishes).
Maximum partition height (based on limiting deflection of L/240 at 200 Pa):
Duty rating (BS 5234: Part 2 Section 1.6.2 and 1.6.3):
- Stud configuration:
Use Knauf ‘C’ Studs at corners and abutments where required. Bracing of ‘C’ studs at maximum 1200 mm centres (if required).
Head insulation detail:
Knauf Earthwool Building Slab Insulation RS60 retained by Knauf 25 x 50 mm angle sections at head of partition (to be used for 120 minutes fire resistance - Integrity and Insulation). Consult manufacturer for information.