The new CSR Gyprock Commercial Installation Guide provides architects,
designers, builders and contractors a conclusive reference document to satisfy
specific design and installation requirements for Gyprock systems in the
commercial building sector.
CSR Gyprock’s Commercial Installation Guide is a comprehensive
collection of installation details to support Gyprock systems in commercial
environments. Building professionals were previously using two separate Gyprock
installation guides, Steel Frame Wall Systems and Ceiling Systems to support
their work in addition to referring to the Residential Installation Guide
wherever shared processes were applicable.
The new Gyprock guide integrates the existing two manuals and offers a
single primary reference manual for all commercial installations.
Developed by CSR Gyprock DesignLINK Manager and Architect Angus Kell, the
new Commercial Installation Guide provides detailed installation and
maintenance information for the fixing and jointing of the full range of
Gyprock plasterboards in commercial construction, including walls, ceilings,
columns, beams and wet area applications. Inspection procedures are also detailed
throughout the manual.
Professionals in the commercial sector of the plastering industry now
have a universal go-to manual that provides clear information. Kell observes
that architects, designers, builders and contractors can refer to one manual
and agree on levels of finish and the correct way to inspect the quality of
Based on Gyprock’s expertise in the internal lining industry, the
commercial manual includes new penetration details such as a fire-assessed
solution for successfully installing fire rated plasterboard around existing
services; expanded information on glancing light, with an in-depth analysis on
how to inspect these situations; and additional details on partition and system
Industry professionals may still need to rely on system specific guides
as well as the Gyprock Red Book for fire and acoustic guidelines; however, the
majority of commercial installations can be handled through the new manual.