False ceiling

13 Aug 2015
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United Kingdom
Need to do a false ceiling in room that's approx 4500 x 4500. It will be down about 300mm from the existing lath and plaster ceiling, and ultimately just be a board and skim finish. What is the best way of doing this? Metal stud frame? Will that be strong enough across the whole span without sagging in the middle?

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150 mm @ 450mm centres would span the room - Knauf systems
Thanks. Will have a look in to that. 150mm just referring to the size of the metal studs? Sorry, not really that familiar with metal stud framing!
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Refers to the depth of the steel section. Supported by a 'C' section perimeter rail fixed to the walls.

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