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Perimeter Frame                                                                      UFC Upper Channel                                          Insulation (if any)
Install Knauf Angle Section (wall angle)                                             Determine the distance Knauf UFC Upper                     Immediately after the order has been
in accordance with the planned high                                                  frame in accordance with the planned                       installed and before installing the
and screw with a maximum spacing                                                     ceiling weight.                                            board, put insulation over the UFC
600mm and 50 mm from the edge /                                                      Attach the frame with UFC UFC Knauf                        frames. Make sure insulation is attached
tip                                                                                  Bracket.                                                   tightly and neatly.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Metal Section                    03/2011

Suspension (Hanger)                                                                  UFC Lower Channel                                          Board Installation
Knauf Soffit Cleat screwed on the top                                                Install Knauf UFC Lower Frame in accordance                All    boards        should   be   installed
floor or building structural elements                                                with the distance determined by the thickness              perpendicular and meetings on the
according to the distance which is
determined by the load limit (see table).
                                                                                     of the board that is used (see table), and then
                                                                                     use Knauf Clip for UFC UFC Knauf bonds
                                                                                                                                                framework and screwed with Knauf
                                                                                                                                                gypsum board screws at 230mm
                                                                                                                                                                                               KNAUF CEILING SYSTEM
                                                                                                                                                                                               UNIVERSAL FURRING CHANNEL
Put Threaded Rod on Soffit Cleat. Knauf                                              between the upper and lower frames.                        spacing in the middle. Reduce the
U-Bracket hanger can be used as an                                                                                                              space the screws on the edge of the            Knauf Ceiling System UFC or Universal Furring Channel, is an efficient and effective ceiling systems from Knauf.
alternative to the distance between the                                                                                                         board and become with distance                 The UFC system uses the minimum component types so to provide some added value in the form of ease of installation,
ceiling and not on less than 125mm.                                                                                                             abutmen 150mm.                                 ease estimation, reducing waste material as well as optimal performance.
                                                                                                                                                                                               UFC system components manufactured from mild steel with a standard galvanized coating refers to the design of
                                                                                                                                                                                               ASTM A653 and ASTM C645 standard reference profile.
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                                                                                                                                                                                               For ease of identification in the field / project, Knauf UFC has a special feature in the form of embossed triangle that
Garden Centre 5th Floor, Suite 16 (B)                                             510 King’s Road, North Point,               Parkway Parade                                                   also can increase the rigidity (stiffness) components.
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Knauf Ceiling System - Universal Furring Channel                                                                                                                                                                                  Features

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	    Using the framework of an efficient system.
Smoke Fire Barrier                                                                                                                                                        Knauf U Bracket                                              (One component to the main frame and
Required if the ceiling is required according to the Building                                                                                                             Usually used if the distance to
Regulations regarding fire resistance, unless the ceiling is                                                                                                              the slab above the ceiling does                              supporting frame.).
in compliance with the requirements of fire resistance.                                                                                                                   not allow for the installation of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Using the clip (Clip UFC) is more solid and
                                                                                                                                                                          Threaded Rod.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       easy in application.
Acces Panel
Can easily be installed by installing additional                                                                                                                          Drop Ceiling                                            •	   The number of minimal components, reducing
framework.                                                                                                                                                                Can be made using the                                        waste material and facilitate estimation.
                                                                                                                                                                          components and the UFC
                                                                                                                                                                          Section Angle Frame.                                    •	   Embossing stamp the form to add strength
Knauf Gypsum Plasterboard                                                                                                                                                                                                              and easy identification of products.
1 layer or more Knauf Gypsum
Plasterboard screwed to the UFC                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   Installation time is relatively short.
                                                                                                                                                                          Knauf UCF Clip
                                                                                                                                                                          Rugged design and easy to apply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Used as forming the framework of Knauf ceiling.
Bulk Head
Can be made using the components                                                                                                                                                                                                  Performance
and the UFC Section Angle Frame.                                                                                                                                          Knauf UFC Frame
                                                                                                                                                                          One component to the main frame                         Metal suspended ceiling components refer to
                                                                                                                                                                          and frame support.                                      ASTM C645.

Information Loading and Distance Framework
installation based on ASTM C840
                                                                                            Load Class (kg/m2)                                                            Knauf UFC Frame
                                                                    [weight per unit area of the ceiling including grid and suspension]                                   Lightweight galvanized metal products are used for ceiling and lining systems.
                                                                                                                                                                          Estimating Guide : 2.5 m’ per m2 ceiling (For gypsum plasterboard 12mm).
                                                               10                  13                  18                    25                  35
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dimension (mm)                                          Detail Package
          Suspension Bracket/ T - Rod       a                1200                  1100               1000                  900                  800
                                                                                                                                                                              Thickness           Width                  Length        Height          Amount per        kg/Package (±)
          Upper Channel                     b                1200                  1100               1000                  900                  800

                                                                                                                                                                                                   (A)                                  (B)             package

                                            9mm*                                                                                                              B                                                          3000                                                    13.53

          Lower Channel                                                                                                                                                        0.455               35                                    22                10
                                                                                             600                                                                                                                         4000                                                    18.04
                                            12mm*                                                                                                                     A
*direction perpendicular to the installation of gypsum board under the UFC Frame

                 Knauf UFC Clip                                                                               Knauf Threaded Rod
                 Components of galvanized mild steel with                                                     Hanger that comes with nuts and bolts on the
                 double surface as a clamp for a better                                                       ceiling system.                                             Knauf Angle Section
                 holding capacity.                                                                            Estimating Guide : 0.7 pcs m2 ceiling (For
                                                                                                              gypsum plasterboard 12mm).                                  Lightweight galvanized metal products are used primarily in the framework of the perimeter of the ceil-
                 Estimating Guide : 1.4 pcs per m2 ceiling (For                                                                                                           ing system and lining.
                 gypsum plasterboard 12mm).
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dimensi (mm)                                            Detail paket
                                                                                                              Knauf Soffit Cleat
                                                                                                                                                                              Thickness           Width                  Length        Height          Amount per         kg/Package (±)
                                                                                                              To bind Threaded Rod to structural soffit                                            (A)                                  (B)             Package
                                                                                                              (upstairs).                                     B
                 Knauf UFC Bracket                                                                                                                                              0.40               25                    3000            25                50                    30.75
                 Anchored by Threaded Rod and can easily                                                      Estimating Guide : 0.7 pcs per m ceiling (For

                                                                                                              gypsum plasterboard 12mm).                          A
                 be set according to the distance and ease in
                 leveling ceiling.
                 Estimating Guide : 0.7 pcs per m2 ceiling (For
                 gypsum plasterboard 12mm).
                                                                                                              Knauf Universal Bracket
                                                                                                              Alternative hanger components are bolted
                                                                                                              directly to structural elements.

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