Reinforce Magnesium Silicate Board
- Steel studs must be more than 1.2mm thick, distance between each studs below 300mm
Use self tapping steel screws fix @ 150mm centres below, screw head must be wider than screw hole.
- Reinforcement steel must be placed at back of the board if the tiled walls will be hanged with other materials (cannot be directly fix only on the board without reinforcement).
- Sealants must be applied to cover adhesion surface between board and tiles completely, sealant adhesion must be strong enough to avoid delamination and stripping.
- It is recommended to use boards in 12mm and above thickness for exterior wall applications.