Furring Ceiling System
for Gypsum Board - A Quick and easy to install system for gypsum board
primary channel bearer with furring 'top hat' section attached with
performed clips. The furring section forms a battening system on to
which gypsum board is screwed using dry wall screws with an electric
screwdriver. We recommend our rigid rod adjustable hanger for strength
- B.S.2994:1976 cold
rolled steel sections and
- B.S.2989:1975 hot
dipped galvanized plain steel sheet and coil. For thickness and
sizes see components list.
- Fire resistance is
closely linked to the type of boards used. Marconi Ceilings
- give guidance
subject to full details.
Primary channels set at
1.2 meter centers with hanger at 1.2 meter centers - starting no more
than 45 mm from wall. Furring sections are set at 600 mm or 450 mm
centers depending on thickness and number of layers of boards. Perimeter
angle is set on all sides of the ceiling giving a base for gypsum board.
Details shown in following sketches.