A non- load bearing, 196 mm thick metal stud partition up to a height of 7000 mm.
196 mm thick metal stud partition comprising of a composite framework which includes a 146 mm stud of 0.55 mm thick and having two unequal flanges of 34 and 36 mm each placed at 610 mm center to center in 148 mm floor and ceiling channel with two equal flanges of 32 mm each fixed to floor and ceiling at 600 mm center, with the help of nylon sleeves and wood screws. Two layers of 12 mm thick Hilux boards are then screw fixed to the studs and channels at 200 mm centres on both sides of the frame work, with 25 & 35 mm long self drilling & tapping screws having Phillips head with under head cutter, for first and second layer boards respectively. The board’s joints are to be staggered to avoid through passage.
100 mm thick (Density - 48 Kg/m3) Ceramic wool mat is to be placed in the cavity of the partition before board fixing on the other side of the partition.
Finally edges of the boards are to be jointed and finished to have a flush look with specially formulated jointing compound and 48 mm wide self-adhesive fibre tape. Cement primer (Oil based) to be provided on entire surface before putty/painting.
Acoustic sealant is provided on the perimeter of the partition and also with any type of opening like doors, windows etc. A Horizontal Intermediate channel is to be provided for every 3 feet level on both sides, if the partition height exceeds the board length to provide edge support to the board.
|1.||Hilux board||6’ x 4’ – 12 mm||180 Nos.|
|2.||Floor & ceiling channels||0.55 x 148 x 32 x 32 x 3660 mm||8 Nos.|
|3.||Steel stud||0.55 x 146 x 34 x 36 x 3660 mm||47 Nos.|
|4.||Intermediate channel||0.9 x 45 x15 x 15 x 3660 mm||55 Nos.|
|5.||Self drilling & tapping screws||25 & 35 mm long||2700 Nos. each|
|6.||Ceramic Wool||100 mm thick x 48 Kg/m3||100 m2|
|7.||Jointing compound||20 Kg||6 Bags|
|8.||Self-adhesive fibre tape||48 mm wide||4 Rolls|