USG Boral introduces a new range of multi-attribute plasterboards
designed to suit specific applications.
USG Boral is a joint venture between USG Corporation and Boral Gypsum with
operations in Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. The
collaboration has helped introduce new, world-leading plasterboards, ceilings
and related products into these markets.
USG Boral’s new Multistop multi-attribute plasterboards allow designers
and architects to choose specific solutions for their applications. The Multistop
range offers multiple attributes such as mould resistance, water resistance,
fire resistance, impact resistance and sound dampening. Depending on the
requirement in the application, the specific Multistop plasterboard with the
desired attribute or combination of attributes can be selected for the
The Multistop range
Multistop 3 is particularly suited to reception areas and libraries, as
it offers resistance to fire, impact and sound transfer.
Multistop 3HI (high impact) is recommended for very high foot traffic
areas or areas subject to frequent bumps, including corridors and gymnasiums.
Multistop 4, with its excellent water-resistance properties is ideal for
Multistop 4 HI (high impact) meets higher impact resistance requirements
such as in commercial kitchens.
Multistop 5 is designed for areas that require mould prevention, such as
Multistop 5HI (high impact) is suitable for areas subject to greater
traffic and impact levels including hospital wards and corridors.
Also available from USG Boral, the Fiberock Aqua-Tough high performance
interior boards offer increased resistance to indentation and penetration, and
are recommended for walls and ceilings that demand high impact resistance,
moisture resistance, mould resistance and fire resistance.
Key benefits of Fiberock Aqua-Tough high performance interior boards
include local manufacturing; post-consumer recycled content; recyclability;
recyclable production waste; biodegradable material; designed for disassembly; reduced
packaging requirement; low VOC emission; and GECA rating.