Sheetrock® Impactstop™

Knauf Sheetrock® Impactstop™ plasterboard is manufactured from a specially formulated high-density core encased in heavy face and strong back liner papers. It is designed to meet regulatory requirements in areas requiring resistance to heavy traffic, surface indentation, and penetration damage, such as hospitals or school corridors.

Features

  • Higher density gypsum core that provides additional protection, recommended for severe duty applications as per BS 5234 when assembled with Rondo metal framing system.
  • Complies with international standards such as BS EN 520 or equivalent local standard for physical properties classification for gypsum boards as well as BS 476 for non-combustibility.
  • Excellent acoustic properties when assembled in systems for commercial projects.
  • Moisture- and fire-resistant, can be used in the approved systems to provide additional fire protection.

 

Recommended Usage

  • Commercial and residential applications requiring greater resistance to indentation and impact damage.
  • Can be used for approved fire-resistance systems.

 

Additional Information


  • Impact Resistance: Achieves Severe Duty per BS 5234 (Partition Grade Testing) for greater resistance to surface indentation and impact damage than standard plasterboard.
  • Water and Fire Resistance: Knauf Sheetrock® Impactstop™ offers additional benefits such as water resistance and can be used in approved fire-resistant systems.
  • Easy to Install: Scores and snaps easily. Manufactured with a long recessed edge with sturdy face paper folded around to reinforce the edges and protect its core.
  • Acoustic: Enhanced acoustic performance when used as a system.

Physical Properties

Sheetrock® Impactstop™ 19.0 mm

  • Weight (kg/m2): 16.3
  • Thickness (mm): 19.0
  • Width (mm): 1220
  • Length (mm)*: 1830, 2440, 2745
  • Edges: Tapered
  • Face Paper Colour: Pink

Sheetrock® Impactstop™ HD 19.0 mm

  • Weight (kg/m2): 17.2
  • Thickness (mm): 19.0
  • Width (mm): 1220
  • Length (mm)*: 1830, 2440, 2745
  • Edges: Tapered
  • Face Paper Colour: Pink
Applications
  • Commercial and residential applications requiring greater resistance to indentation and impact damage.
  • Can be used for approved fire resistance systems.

Please note that we are in the process of transitioning our brand from USG Boral to Knauf. With this, we are progressively changing and updating our product packaging, marketing literature and samples, technical documents, certification, website, promotional tools, etc to align with this new branding of our products and systems.

Please refer to our sales colleagues if you need any clarification.