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Elephant Fire Rated Systems
Description

Elephant Plasterboard has developed a broad range of One and Two-way Fire Rated Walls, Floor/Ceilings, and speciality systems to assist developers, specifiers, and architects in addressing the fire protection requirements of the NZBC Clause C1 to C6 Protection from Fire.

Key Features
  • One and Two-way systems for wall and floors/ceilings
  • Acoustic performance options
  • 15min-120 mins system solutions available
  • Easy to read and logical coding system
  • Lower cost system solutions available
  • Wide range of Junction detail CAD drawings
Scope of Use

Elephant Plasterboard Fire Rated systems are an acceptable solution for use as fire rated load and non-load bearing frame construction elements in buildings.

  • Timber and Steel Framed Walls
  • Universal Walls — Timber or Steel Frame
  • Floor/Ceiling Systems
  • Universal Ceiling — Timber or Steel Frame
  • Shaft Walls
  • Steel Columns and Beams
  • Other speciality systems
Limitations on Use
  • Must be designed and installed in accordance with the Elephant Plasterboard Technical Manual(s)
  • Elephant Plasterboard is intended for normal conditions of dry internal use
  • Elephant Plasterboard must not be exposed to liquid water or be installed in situations where extended exposures to humidity above 90% Relative Humidity are to be expected. Bathrooms, kitchens and laundries should have adequate ventilation or heating to avoid condensation build-up
  • A suitable surface finish (e.g. Vinyl wallpaper or gloss and semi-gloss alkyd paints) must be applied to Elephant Plasterboard in all areas where liquid water or high humidity can be expected
  • Elephant Plasterboard must not be installed over a vapour barrier
  • Elephant Plasterboard must not be applied directly to masonry, concrete or solid plaster, unless timber strapping or steel furring channels are used
  • Elephant Plasterboard must not be exposed to temperatures of 52°C or greater for prolonged periods
  • Elephant Plasterboard may not be used as an external lining
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Elephant Plasterboard is manufactured to AS/NZS 2588 and has been specifically formulated to meet New Zealand Building Code requirements. 

  • NZBC Clause B1 Structure: Framing material specifications used with Elephant Plasterboard Systems must be in accordance with the performance requirements of NZBC Clause B1. Timber framed walls and floors must be installed and meet the requirements of NZS 3604
  • NZBC Clause B2 Durability: Elephant Plasterboard Fire, Noise Control & Bracing Systems have a serviceable life of not less than 50 years and so is in accordance to NZBC B2.3.1
  • NZBC Clause C1-C6 Protection from Fire: Elephant Plasterboard Fire & Noise Control Systems can meet the requirements of providing passive fire protection as per NZBC Clause C1-C6
  • NZBC Clause E3 Internal Moisture: Elephant Plasterboard Wet Area Systems can meet the requirements of NZBC Acceptable Solution E3/AS1
  • NZBC Clause F2 Hazardous Building Materials: Elephant Plasterboard Systems meet this requirement of NZBC Clause F2 and will not present a health hazard to people
  • NZBC Clause G6 Airborne & Impact Sound: Elephant Plasterboard Noise Control Systems entitled 'Full Intertenancy' (STC 55 or greater) systems meet the requirements of NZBC Clause G6
In-Service History

Elephant plasterboard has been sold throughout New Zealand for over 30 years, and has been installed in thousands of residential and commercial buildings across the country.

Other Performance Attributes
  • Elephant Plasterboard meets the durability requirements of the NZBC and is subject to use, installation and maintenance in accordance with the instructions outlaid in the technical manual
  • The manufacturing plant is International Standard ISO 9001and ISO 14001 registered
  • A Group Number Classification of 1-S was achieved in Fire test FH 5695-TT for all Elephant Plasterboard paper faced sheet linings

Elephant Plasterboard Product & System Warranty

Elephant Plasterboard wall and ceiling linings are supported by Elephant Plasterboard’s Quality Guarantee. This Warranty covers Elephant Plasterboard products and/or systems for a minimum of 10 years from the date of the purchase.

Elephant Plasterboard supplies products which are warranted to be free from defects. Any products found to be defective before or after installation will be replaced and/or repaired, provided installation has been in accordance with Elephant Plasterboard's technical literature.

Documents
Elephant Plasterboard & Fibre Cement Fire Rated Systems Manual

2019

Elephant Plasterboard Fire Rated Systems Manual

2019

Elephant Installation Guide

2015

Elephant Plasterboard Product Range
CAD/PDF Details
Filters
Application
Floor/Ceiling Style
Framing Type
Minimum Fire Rating
Noise Control Rating
Wall Style
Steel Column & Beam - Steel Clip & Channel
Steel Column & Beam - Timber Strapped
E1CJ45-M13

Composite Joist Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 45/45/45

E1CJ60-F16

Composite Joist Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2CJ30-S26

Composite Joist Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E2CJ45-M20

Composite Joist Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 45/45/45

E2CJ60-MS26

Composite Joist floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E1DF45-M13

Direct Fix Clip Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 45/45/45

E1DF60-F16

Direct Fix Clip Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2DF60-MS26

Direct Fix Clip Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2DF75-M26

Direct Fix Clip Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 75/75/75

E2DF90-F32

Direct Fix Clip Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 90/90/90

E3DF120-M39

Direct Fix Clip Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 120/120/120

E1FC15-S13

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 15/15/15

E1FC45-M13

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 45/45/45

E1FC60-F16

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2FC105-F32

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 105/105/105

E2FC30-S26

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E2FC45-M20

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 45/45/45

E2FC60-MS26

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2FC90-M26

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 90/90/90

E3FC120-M39

Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 120/120/120

E1SWE30-M13

Shaft Wall - Fire Rated from Either Side

FRR - --/30/30

E2SWE60-M26

Shaft Wall - Fire Rated from Either side

FRR - --/60/60

E2SWE90-FM29

Shaft Wall - Fire Rated from Either side

FRR - --/90/90

E3SWE120-FM42

Shaft Wall - Fire Rated from Either side

FRR - --/120/120

E1SWS60-M13

Shaft Wall - Fire Rated from Shaft side

FRR - --/60/60

E2SWS120-FM29

Shaft Wall - Fire Rated from Shaft side

FRR - --/120/120

E2SWS90-M26

Shaft Wall - Fire Rated from Shaft side

FRR - --/90/90

E2SL15-S26

Single Steel Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 15/15/15

E2SL30-F32

Single Steel Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E2SL30-M26

Single Steel Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E4SL30-S40

Single Steel Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E4SL60-M52

Single Steel Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E4SL90-F64

Single Steel Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 90/90/90

E2S30-M20

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/30/30

E2S30-S26

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/30/30

E2S60-M26

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/60/60

E2S75-F32

Single Steel Frame - Non load Bearing

FRR - --/75/75

E4S120-FM58

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - ---/120/120

E4S60-M40

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/60/60

E4S60-S52

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/60/60

E4S90-M46

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/90/90

E4S90-MS52

Single Steel Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/90/90

E2TL30-S20

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E2TL30-S26

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E2TL60-M26

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2TL75-F32

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 75/75/75

E4TL45-S40

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 45/45/45

E4TL60-MS40

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E4TL60-S46

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E4TL60-S52

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E4TL90-M52

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 90/90/90

E6TL120-M78

Single Timber Frame - Load Bearing

FRR - 120/120/120

E4T120-FM58

Single Timber Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/120/120

E4T60-S40

Single Timber Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/60/60

E4T90-M46

Single Timber Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/90/90

E4T90-MS52

Single Timber Frame - Non Load Bearing

FRR - --/90/90

E1SJ30-M13

Steel Joist Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E1SJ60-F16

Steel Joist Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E1SC45-M13

Suspended Grid Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 45/45/45

E1SC60-F16

Suspended Grid Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2SC30-M20

Suspended Grid Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E2SC30-S26

Suspended Grid Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 30/30/30

E2SC60-MS26

Suspended Grid Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 60/60/60

E2SC75-M26

Suspended Grid Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 75/75/75

E2SC90-F32

Suspended Grid Floor/Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - 90/90/90

E1UC15-M13

Universal Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - (15)/15/15

E1UC30-F16

Universal Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - (30)/30/30

E2UC60-FM29

Universal Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - (60)/60/60

E3UC90-FM42

Universal Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - (90)/90/90

E3UC90-M39a

Universal Ceiling - Load Bearing

FRR - (90)/90/90

E1UW15-S13

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (15)/15/15

E1UW30-F16a

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (30)/30/30

E2UW30-S20

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (30)/30/30

E2UW45-M26

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (45)/45/45

E2UW60-FM29

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (60)/60/60

E2UW60-M26a

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (60)/60/60

E3UW120-MF45a

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (120)/120/120

E3UW90-FM42

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (90)/90/90

E3UW90-M39a

Universal Timber or Steel Frame Wall - LB

FRR - (90)/90/90

Elephant Plasterboard is a New Zealand owned company that for 30 years has been providing quality plasterboard and design solutions for the New Zealand building industry.

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