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ACOUSTIC PANELS & CEILING TILES
Acoustical Suspension Systems
Gypsum Ceiling Tiles
Contemporary design exhibited with a difference, our bejewelled range of Gypsum Ceiling Tiles is available in vinyl, texture, color, paper touch and acoustic touch patterns.
Working on the art of bringing together varied components and developing highly functional systems, we work towards sufficing quality needs of our valuable clients.
Metal Ceilings Microsite
Panels & Drywall
Exhibiting strength and ability to hold structural frameworks, our extensive range of steel framing patterns would be your companion for life.
Powered to add high quality fixtures to various materials, our qualitative range of Joint Tapes are an epitome of strength.
Tools & Accessories (Finishes)
Lending a strong foundation to the entire structure, the tools and accessories at USG Boral will keep the framework intact.
Giving long life to the paints by lying firmly below them, the Tuff Silk Wall Putty exhibits tremendous amount of quality towards weather resistance.
A range of plaster of paris that works wonder to the ceilings and empowered with utmost strength, we make sure that your feel elated on seeing ceiling patterns.
Lightweight building solutions for a variety of interior applications commonly encountered in hospitals and other health care buildings.
Solutions to satisfy specific requirements of education buildings, such as fire protection, sound isolation, sound absorption and impact resistance.
ARCHITECTS / DESIGNERS
We believe we can change the way buildings are designed, built and occupied by delivering innovations that help you work smarter, do more and build better.
BUILDERS / INSTALLERS
Proudly Supporting those who Build, every step of the way.
END USER / CONSUMER
Our plastering products, tools & accessories are designed for the home renovator/builder making minor alterations or repairs to plasterboard walls & ceilings.
Our aim is to provide you solutions and make opportunities to scale your business efficiently.
Resources & Tools
Acoustic Ceilings e-Estimator
Plaster Board Material Estimator
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Main Products Used
FIBEROCK® Aqua Tough™ Interior Panels
-Woods Bagot Architect
-Hindmarsh Managing Contractor
-Ceiling and Wall Contractors Internal Linings Contractor
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USGKnauf's FIBEROCK® - a multi-functional and sustainable material was used for all the wall linings and wall partitions throughout the multiple-award winning SAHMRI; the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.
Instead of using a variety of lining and board products and all the complexity that entails, the contractor at Ceiling and Wall Contractors, used just the one product - USGKnauf FIBEROCK® Aqua Tough™ throughout the $200 million, 30,000 square metre facility which included labs, research areas and offices. USGKnauf FIBEROCK® covers a lot of bases – it’s resistant to water, fire, mould and impact, and has superior acoustic qualities.
In total, 30,000m² of FIBEROCK® Aqua Tough™ was supplied to the SAHMRI project with USGKnauf staff working closely with Ceiling and Wall Contractors and Hindmarsh to ensure supplies were on the ground in a timely manner.
“Using one multi-purpose board substantially streamlined the fitout process.”
A leading global manufacturer of building materials and solutions, USGKnauf has been innovating with synthetic gypsum for over 30 years with the technology for FIBEROCK® Aqua Tough™ developed 15 years ago.
It is like paperless plasterboard, except plasterboard relies on the paper for its strength and FIBEROCK® Aqua Tough™ is created by a patented process of growing gypsum under high pressure. It interlinks the crystals with paper, so there is no paper needed on the outside. There is also no possibility of delamination, as it is a solid matrix.
All the required testing has been completed to have FIBEROCK® Aqua Tough™ approved by GECA as a sustainable product. Its recyclability is good and every board can be re-used by removing it, rebating the edges and using it elsewhere. FIBEROCK® also contains very little new material. It is comprised of 10% recycled cellulose (from post-industrial paper and cardboard), and 85% re-encapsulated gypsum.”
FIBEROCK® Aqua Tough™ has been used in the majority of recent major health infrastructure projects due to its high performance specifications. These are ideal for settings such as Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Gold Coast University Hospital, the Mater Queensland and Midland Hospital Perth.
“A hospital might require up to 70 different wall systems – we can narrow it down to half a dozen” said Peter.
“It is a finished wall system, and the higher cost of the board compared to conventional plasterboard is balanced by the time, labour and logistical savings. A contractor can achieve with a single layer of FIBEROCK® what other walls would achieve with a double layer."