Knauf Performer is our most versatile partition solution, able to meet nearly every performance requirement.
Performer is Knauf's most versatile partition solution and is able to meet nearly every performance requirement. It is lightweight, strong and easy to install and can be specified with confidence for a large range of applications.
Features and benefits:
To be installed in accordance with Knauf’s recommendations and British Standards BS 8212-1995 and BS 8000-8:1994.
For fire rated walls – socket penetrations, use Knauf Putty Pads.
K10/125 Metal stud partition system
K10/30 Metal stud
Performer For Residential Projects: Performer PFR2/08
70 mm Knauf Acoustic 'C' stud, 0.6 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.
One layer of 15 mm Knauf Wallboard to each side
|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
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 and Insulation):
Acoustic rating (when tested to BS EN 10140-2:2010):
40 Rw dB.
102 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 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.
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