Saint-Gobain Gyproc Egypt

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Gyproc Fire Resistant Board

Gyproc Fire Resistant Board with the non-combustible gypsum core incorporates glass fiber and other additives to allow for improved fire resistance qualities. Gyproc Fire Resistant Board is ideal for the fire protection of structural steel, especially when used with Gyprofile partitioning system.

Key facts

  • BS EN 520: 2004
  • Gypsum plasterboards, definitions, requirements and test methods
  • Type F: Gypsum plasterboards with improved core adhesion at high temperatures
  • BS EN 13501-1 Reaction to Fire
  • BS 476: Part 7:1997 Class 1 Surface spread of flame tests for materials
  • ASTM C1396/C1396 M – Section X
  • ASTM E119 Fire resistance 1 - 2.5 hours depending on the designed
  • system (1 or 2 lining boards per side)
  • ASTM E 84: Reaction to fire


It is used in partitions, wall linings and ceiling systems to give increased fire protection. It is also used for protection of structural.



Reference and




Type EN 520-2004 Type F  
Edges Longitudinal Tapered Edge  
Transverse Squared Edge
Thickness EN 520 -5.4 12.5 ± 0.5 mm
15 mm
Width EN 520 - 5.2 1200 0/-4 mm
Length EN 520 - 5.3 Thickness 12.5 mm 2000 2500 mm
2800 3000 mm
Thickness 15 mm 3000 mm
Squareness EN 520 - 5.5 ≤ 2.5 mm/m
Weight   Thickness 12.5 mm 10.1 kg/m²
Thickness 15 mm 12.7 kg/m²
Fire Reaction EN 13501-1 A2 -s1,d0 (B)  
Flexural strength EN 520 - 4.1.2 Thickness 12.5 mm Long. 550 Trasv. 210 N
Thickness 15 mm Long. 650 Trasv. 250 N
Thermal Conductivity λ EN 10456 0.25 W/mk


Board color

Pink face paper
Ivory reverse side paper

Related products

Gyproc Fire Resistant Board can be used with the following products

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