What is fermacell?

What is fermacell?

fermacell® Gypsum Fibreboard is a homogenous building board made from recycled gypsum, recycled cellulose fibres from post consumer waste paper and recycled water. Due to its homogenous composition, fermacell® boards outperform traditional drylining.

Can you paint directly onto fermacell?

fermacell backer board is the new moisture resistant backer board you can tile, paint or wallpaper directly onto, plus it comes in handy sized 1200mm x 800mm x 12.5mm sheets.

Can you plaster onto fermacell board?

As mentioned in a previous post, the main benefits to fermacell is that it does not require a plaster skim coat, and it is strong enough to take fastenings without the need to locate a batten to screw into.

What is fermacell made of?

gypsum fibreboard
fermacell® gypsum fibreboard is made by combining recycled gypsum, recycled cellulose fibres from post consumer waste paper and recycled water to form a homogenous mass, which is then formed into a dense sheet material and after curing, cut to board size.

Is fermacell board waterproof?

Is fermacell waterproof? No – but it is moisture resistant. It can be used in domestic showers or bathrooms.

Is fermacell breathable?

fermacell Gypsum Fibreboards are made of gypsum and paper fibres without any other binders. The breathable material ensures a comfortable indoor climate.

Is fermacell better than plasterboard?

Whilst this might make some of our boards look a little different to traditional materials such as plasterboard, you can rest assured that the superior quality of fermacell fibre gypsum boards is always consistent, with stringent checks throughout the manufacturing process to ensure the optimum performance you know and …

How heavy is a sheet of fermacell?

Board size: 2400mm x 1200mm. Coverage per board: 2.88m2. Board weight: 41.48kg. Thermal Conductivity: 0.320W/mK.

Is fermacell fire rated?

Fire protection fermacell® dry lining is classified as an A2 non-combustible material in accordance with DIN EN 13501-1, and can achieve a fire performance rating of 60 minutes (tested to BS 476: Part 22: 1987).

Is fermacell waterproof?

Is fermacell moisture resistant?