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Application

Typical applications include corridors, bathroom and open roof areas.

Description

A lightweight structure for use as a ceiling joist in situations where it is difficult to install a suspended system.

Features and benefits:

  • Sections available in custom lengths.
  • Hemmed for safety and increased strength.
  • Bell mouthed service holes to mitigate damage to services.
  • Flexible track for curved application/ walls.
  • Manufactured with a minimum coating of Z275.
  • Profile widths range from 51 to 150 mm and gauges from 0.50 to 1.15 mm base metal thickness (BMT) G500 steel.

Note: For internal non-trafficable ceilings only.

Application:

Typical applications include corridors, bathroom and open roof areas.

General information
Finish

Galvanized

Material

G2 cold rolled steel

Shape

C-shape channel

Size

Custom lengths available - fixing centres dependent on building board manufacturer recommendations

Uniclass 2015 Carbon steel dry lining frames (Pr_20_85_32_14)
Specification data
Product Reference

Steel Stud Drywall Ceiling System

Component type -
Ceilings and soffits

None

Track section

For ceilings that are lined one side.

Steel studs

For use on box type bulkheads when drop exceeds 600 to 1200 mm.

Ceiling joist

For non-trafficable ceilings.

Ceiling hangers

None

Suspension hangers

Stud bracing

For use on bulkheads that require noggins, refer to manufacturer for further details.

Casings, duct linings and panels

None

Access panels

Joists to be strengthened to supporting access panels to allow for maintenance loads.

Span

Single span

Insert requirements between 1580–5380 mm (Span dependant on plasterboard lining chosen - refer to manufacturers span tables to determine maximum length).

Continuous span

Insert requirements between 1960–07200 mm (Span dependent on plaster board chosen - refer to manufacturers span stables to determine maximum length).

Bridging requirements - to suit span requirements

0–2.0 m

No bridging required.

2.0–4.0 m

1 No. bridging studs or track sections required.

4.0–6.0 m

2 No. bridging studs or track sections required.

6.0–7.0 m

3 No. bridging studs or track sections required.

Joints

Friction Joints

Maximum span 2000 mm for single spans and 2800 for two or more spans. Not recommended for use where vibration from mechanical equipment is used.

Mechanical Joint 1

Suitable for single span ceilings up to 3000 mm or two or three span ceilings 4000 mm span.

Mechanical Joint 2

Suitable for larger spans - refer to Rondo technical sales for further design advice.

Plasterboard lining

1 x 10 mm

1 x 13 mm

1 x 16 mm

2 x 13 mm

2 x 16 mm

Accessories

None

Angle brackets

Anchors

Standard product features

Colour:

Silver.

Finish:

Galvanized.

Material:

G2 cold rolled steel.

Shape:

C-shape channel.

Size:

Custom lengths available - fixing centres dependent on building board manufacturer recommendations.

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