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IBS PanelLine Brace V-Groove MDF

IBS PanelLine MDF is a medium density fibreboard (MDF) manufactured by Nelson Pine Industries Limited from pinus radiata, in accordance with AS/NZS 1859.2.

IBS supplies IBS PanelLine MDF Brace to be used as an internal lining with bracing capacity. Uses for IBS PanelLine Brace include:

  • An internal wall bracing system
  • A full or partial internal wall lining
  • A ceiling lining

The panels are available with a V groove profile running the length of the panel for easy horizontal or vertical fixing. The ends have a tongue and groove for seamless width joints.

Available Sheet Sizes

  • Length: 2440, 2745, 3660mm
  • Width: 1200mm
  • Thickness: 9.0mm
Key Features
  • High impact resistance
  • Easy to use
  • Cost effective
  • No special tools required
  • Certified low chemical emissions
  • High quality surface paint finish

Available in sizes:

  • 9mm 2440 x 1200 "V" groove
  • 9mm 2745 x 1200 "V" groove
  • 9mm 3660 x 1200 "V" groove
Scope of Use
  • In new buildings with framing that complies with the NZ Building Code (NZBC).
  • In existing buildings where the designer or installer have assured themselves that the existing building is suitable for the intended building work.
  • As a wall bracing element on timber framed buildings, in conjunction with GIB HandiBrac® or 400mm x 25mm flat strap with a M12 bottom plate connection.
Limitations on Use
  • IBS PanelLine Brace should not be installed if the moisture content of the supporting timber framing exceeds 18%.
  • IBS PanelLine Brace is not recommended for use in areas subject to high moisture content or water splashes such as kitchens, bathrooms, toilets or laundries.
  • The minimum framing dimensions must be 90 x 45mm for external walls and 75 x 45mm for nonstructural internal walls
  • Do not expose the sheets to temperatures of 50°c or greater for prolonged periods
Statement of Building Code Compliance

If designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the scope, the this product will meet the following provisions of the NZBC.

  • B1 Structure: B1.3.1, B1.3.2, B1.3.3 (a, h, j)
  • B2 Durability: B2.3.1(c)
  • F2 Hazardous Building Materials: F2.3.
Other Performance Attributes
  • AS/NZS 1859.2.
B1 Structure compliant
B2 Durability compliant
F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant
Hazardous Building Materials
PASS PTS: Panelline Brace

PASS 17024

Care and Maintenance Guide

August 2021

Warranty General Terms

August 2021

Installation Guide

August 2021


Since 1993, IBS has been working with the top building products producers from around the world to bring New Zealand a panel product range to help Kiwis build better.

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