Knauf Shaftwall is our innovative system to form enclosures around service and lift shafts while working from one side.
Knauf Shaftwall is suitable for situations where access from one side is restricted, giving a high fire performance whilst being simple to construct.
Features and benefits:
To be installed in accordance with Knauf’s recommendations and British standards BS 8212-1995 and BS 8000-8:1994.
K10/125 Metal stud partition system
K10/30 Metal stud
Knauf Shaftwall: Shaftwall SW4/13
60 mm Knauf 'C-T' stud
For areas to receive a ceramic tiled finish.
For areas to receive a ceramic tiled finish
Head/ Floor channel
62 mm Knauf ‘J’ Channel
Utilising 62 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.
One layer of 15 mm Knauf Fire Panel to non-shaft side, with 19 mm Knauf Core Board secured between studs
Horizontal board joints
Knauf Flat Fixing Plate
Knauf Drywall Screws
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
25 mm Knauf Earthwool Acoustic Roll
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: Part 22 Integrity only):
Acoustic rating (when tested to BS EN 10140-2:2010):
41 Rw dB.
77 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:
Reduce stud centres to 300 or 400 mm maximum for areas to receive a ceramic tiled finish when using Knauf Plasterboard.
Head insulation detail:
Knauf Earthwool Building Slab Insulation RS60 retained by Knauf 25 x 50 mm angle sections at head of partition, located within head track.
Aquapanel Exterior Cladding System AEL01/13
Aquapanel Exterior Cladding System AEL02/13
Aquapanel Exterior Cladding System AEL03/13
Aquapanel Interior Cement Board AI2/13
Aquapanel Interior Cement Board AI1/11
Aquapanel Interior Cement Board AI3/11
Aquapanel Interior Cement Board AI4/13
Aquapanel Interior Cement Board AI5/13
Isolator for Commercial Projects: Isolator ILC1/13
Isolator for Commercial Projects: Isolator ILC2/13