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Steel Frame

Steel Frame

Magply provides a fire-safe, lightweight environmentally friendly solution for dry-lining. As a high performance, multi-functional board, Magply features a Magnesium Sulphate 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 fire integrity and insulation performance 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 and BS EN 1365-1:2015 (Load Bearing Wall).

Technical Drawings

For project specifications please contact the Technical Team 01621 776252

Magply testing for Steel Frame

BS EN 1365-1:2015(Load Bearing Wall)

12mm Magply has been tested to determine the fire resistance in a Load bearing steel frame wall assembly, for the following periods.

Test Results: BS EN 1365-1:2015
Integrity: 154 minutes
Insulation: 126 minutes

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

Magply the safe option for Oakworth homes customersScore-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.

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