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AS/NZS 2588:2018 Gypsum plasterboard

Abbreviation
AS/NZS 2588:2018
Valid from
24/09/2018

Information provider
Standards New Zealand
Author
Standards New Zealand, Standards Australia
Information type
New Zealand Standard
Format
PDF

Description

This Standard provides manufacturers of gypsum plasterboard with specifications for the manufacture and performance of plasterboard used in domestic, commercial and industrial applications.

This Standard also provides a reference for the building industry and specifiers.

The changes in this edition include standardising and aligning the nominal thicknesses of gypsum plasterboard as adopted by the Australian and New Zealand construction industries, amendments aimed at simplifying the test method and improving reliability, and new test methods for water-resistant grade plasterboard aimed at simplifying ongoing maintenance of the standard.

Scope

This Standard specifies requirements for gypsum plasterboard internded for use in buildings as a lining material for walls, ceilings and partitions, and providing a surface suitable for receiving decorative treatments.

Note 1. Alternative methods for demonstrating conformance with this Standard are given in Appendix A.

Note 2. Prolonged exposure to heat where the surface temperature of the board exceeds 45oC will be detrimental to the performance of gypsum plasterboard.

Note 3. Speciality grades of gypsum plasterboard may have requirements which exceed this standard depending on the application.

 

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AS/NZS 2588:1998
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AS/NZS 2588:2018 Gypsum plasterboard

Description

This Standard provides manufacturers of gypsum plasterboard with specifications for the manufacture and performance of plasterboard used in domestic, commercial and industrial applications.

This Standard also provides a reference for the building industry and specifiers.

The changes in this edition include standardising and aligning the nominal thicknesses of gypsum plasterboard as adopted by the Australian and New Zealand construction industries, amendments aimed at simplifying the test method and improving reliability, and new test methods for water-resistant grade plasterboard aimed at simplifying ongoing maintenance of the standard.

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AS/NZS 2588:2018 Gypsum plasterboard
Description

This Standard provides manufacturers of gypsum plasterboard with specifications for the manufacture and performance of plasterboard used in domestic, commercial and industrial applications.

This Standard also provides a reference for the building industry and specifiers.

The changes in this edition include standardising and aligning the nominal thicknesses of gypsum plasterboard as adopted by the Australian and New Zealand construction industries, amendments aimed at simplifying the test method and improving reliability, and new test methods for water-resistant grade plasterboard aimed at simplifying ongoing maintenance of the standard.

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AS/NZS 2588:2018 Gypsum plasterboard

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