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GIB Plasterboard is made up of naturally occurring gypsum, paper from recycled sources, and a small quantity of other ingredients (which includes approved glues and additives required to improve the quality of the finished board. Winstone Wallboards GIB lining products maintain a Green Building Council approved ecolabel and can be used to claim points in Green Star NZ and Homestar.

DISCLAIMER - lease note this listing currently excludes GIB Aqualine, which currently does not hold GreenTag certification due to Fly Ash content. This will be updated as necessary in the future.

 

GIB Standard Plasterboard is an economical lining material available in 10mm and 13mm thicknesses.

GIB Wideline 1350mm is the ideal product for horizontal fixing on 2.7m studs.

GIB Noiseline 13mm is the primary plasterboard used in GIB Noise Control Systems. It has been developed with an extremely dense core offering more mass than standard plasterboard for more effective reduction of noise through building elements.

GIB Fyreline 13mm, 16mm, 19mm is a specially developed lining with a denser core than standard plasterboard and contains additives which enhance fire resistance when included in GIB Fire Rated Systems.

GIB Toughline 13mm is a high performance plasterboard designed specifically for use in areas requiring improved impact resistance. It has a special high-density core reinforced with a continuous fibre glass mesh to help cope with impact damage.

Dual board GIB Braceline is an effective wall bracing sheet for light timber framed buildings. It is also a high performance plasterboard designed specifically for reducing the level of sound transmission between rooms.

Technical and Environmental Benefits

• BRANZ appraised.
• LCA and EPD available (refer to certificates tab)
• GreenTag GreenRate Level A certification, contributing towards points in Green Star NZ and Homestar.
• GIB Standard Plasterboard, GIB Noiseline and GIB Fyreline may be re-used on site. Depending on the size of the project the waste plasterboard can either be blended with compost and returned to soils or ground up and spread around the building site reducing the volumes of construction waste going to landfills.

Manufacturer Information - Winstone Wallboards

Winstone Wallboards Ltd, under the GIB brand, has been manufacturing plasterboard and related products in New Zealand since 1927. With an emphasis on technical expertise Winstone Wallboards Ltd has a variety of specialised linings and systems, manufacturing and marketing gypsum plasterboard and drywall systems. Winstone Wallboards is committed to pursuing high standards of environmental performance and have identified a number of practical ways to contribute to more sustainable construction such as recycling waste GIB plasterboard into compost.

Supplier Information - Winstone Wallboards (Supplier)

Winstone Wallboards Ltd, under the GIB brand, has been manufacturing plasterboard and related products in New Zealand since 1927. With an emphasis on technical expertise Winstone Wallboards Ltd has a variety of specialised linings and systems, manufacturing and marketing gypsum plasterboard and drywall systems. Winstone Wallboards is committed to pursuing high standards of environmental performance and have identified a number of practical ways to contribute to more sustainable construction such as recycling waste GIB plasterboard into compost.

Application and Purpose

GIB Standard Plasterboard 10mm and 13mm is recommended for use on ceilings as it is stronger and more rigid.
GIB Wideline 13mm is the ideal product for horizontal fixing on 2.7m studs. This means fewer joints and a better finish.
GIB Noiseline 13mm is for use in areas where noise control and reduction is an important priority.
GIB Fyreline 13mm, 16mm, 19mm is used in areas where compliance with NZBC Clause C4 for passive fire protection is reuired.
GIB Toughline 13mm is used in areas requiring improved resistance to dents, chips and breakthrough such as corridors, garages, children's bedrooms and gymnasiums.
Dual board GIB Braceline is designed specifically for reducing the level of sound transmission between rooms.

Installation and Maintenance

All GIB plasterboards can be ordered in many standard sizes, allowing builders to order the most efficient lengths. All GIB plasterboard lining must be protected from internal and external moisture. It must not be used where likely to be exposed to liquid water or where extended exposure to humidity above 90% RH is expected. Cracks or damages must be repaired immediately. For GIB fire rated systems and fire rated sealants these must be regularly inspected.

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