Category Archives: Insight Newsletter

Seismic Bracing

Bracing Checklist Those involved in the interior fit out industry know how difficult it has been to comply with building code requirements and ceiling manufacturers warranties. For decades the manufacturers of two-way ceiling grid have stated that no materials should be connected to their product – for decades this requirement has been largely ignored. However, there is a...
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New Timber Treatments & Corrosion of Plasterboard fasteners

Article by Kevin Sceats Winstone Wallboards Ltd. The GIB® helpline has received the odd call recently asking about potential corrosion of drywall or plasterboard fasteners when applied to H3.2 treated timber framing. We suspect this may be an outcome of BRANZ publicising some of its research into fastener corrosion when used in exterior situations particularly in our...
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