Fire protection for RSJ / UB - Quick Question.

Discussion in 'Building' started by MonkeyHunter, 11 Nov 2008.

  1. MonkeyHunter

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    Hi,

    If a RSJ is fully enclosed in a wall, does it need additional fire protection, or is 12.5mm Plasterboard + skim sufficient, as when a beam is enclosed within a ceiling?

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    If you mean it's brick/blocked around, then yes that's fine without anything else.
     
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    Thanks for the reply, sorry should have said it's a stud wall that encompasses the rsj.
     
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    You're still ok with that.
     
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    That's great, thanks for your reply's Shytalkz.
     
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