Magply provides a fire-safe, lightweight environmentally friendly solution for dry-lining. As a high performance, multi-functional board, Magply features a Magnesium Oxide formulation and is manufactured from a production process that ensures a very low chloride content enhancing both stability and durability. Crucially, Magply carries internationally recognised accreditations confirming the boards’ ability to deliver 90 minutes fire integrity and 69 minutes insulation under test conditions. Furthermore Magply offers excellent racking strength, impact or pull-out resistance and all round ease of use in a variety of applications. Magply has been tested under BS EN 1364-1:2015 Steel Frame Partition.
Magply testing for Steel Frame
BS EN 1364-1:2015(Non-Load Bearing Wall)
Magply has been tested to determine the fire resistance in a non-Load bearing steel frame partition wall assembly, for the following periods.
Test Results: BS EN 1364-1:2015
- Sustained Flaming 90 minutes*
- Gap gauge 90 minutes*
- Cotton Pad*
Insulation: 69 minutes
Cotton Pad: 84 minutes
Fixing and cutting
Score-and-snap the board firmly using a straight edge as a guide. Pull the board edge upwards to snap. Straight cuts: Magply is easily cut using a carbide tipped scoring knife. Circular cuts: Use a standard masonry hole saw fitted to a drill or a jig saw.
Fixing Magply Fasten Magply with adhesive, nails or screws (approximately every 200mm). Tape joints before tiling. Fixings are 15mm from edges and 50mm from corners of sheets.sh.
For more information on fixing please download our fixing guide.