Gypsum Fibreboard FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I tile onto fermacell?

fermacell Gypsum Fibreboard can take tiles up to a weight of 35kg/m2. Tile adhesives suitable for use on a Gypsum background must be used and we recommend speaking to tile adhesive manufacturers for confirmation. 

Is fermacell fire rated?

The fire rating comes from the overall consutrction and not the individual board alone. A variety of wall constructions and information of fire ratings can be found in the Orange Book

Is fermacell waterproof?

fermacell Gypsum Fibreboard is moisture resistant and can be used in domestic showers or bathrooms, or semi-exposed applications such as a soffit as well as in areas of high humidity up to 80% Rh. 

Can I dot and dab fermacell?

Yes, we recommend using fermacell Bonding Compound and applying the dabs directly onto the fermacell Gypsum Fibreboard then pressing the board firmly to the masonry wall for best results.