GIB X-BLOCK® system is a unique lead-free plasterboard and jointing compound designed for X-ray radiation protection in medical settings. The lead-free plasterboard contains barium sulphate, which forms an effective barrier against X-ray radiation and can be used for walls, operator barriers and as a ceiling lining. They are also effective at absorbing and diffusing sound.
The jointing compound used on the GIB X-Block plasterboard is designed to give lead equivalent joints on walls and ceilings and it provides a uniform X-ray radiation barrier.
The GIB X-Block system also offers high sound insulation performance.
Features and benefits:
- Lead-free X-ray radiation protection
- As easy to install and joint as standard plasterboard
- Eliminates the need for complex installation procedures usually associated with installing lead based lining solutions
- Enhances other important performance requirements such as noise control and fire ratings