Gyprock Fyrchek MR is part of Gyprock’s Commercial Select range of plasterboards. It has a specially processed glass fibre-reinforced gypsum core and is a fire and acoustic grade board with high moisture resistance properties (MR). It is primarily intended for walls and ceilings in wet area rooms, soffits and external eaves that must achieve fire resistance.
For Green Building projects, Gyprock EC08® Complete satisfies the same performance requirements as Fyrchek MR and is GECA accredited which may contribute to Green Star points.
Other fire resistant plasterboards from Gyprock include:
Other moisture resistant plasterboards from Gyprock include:
Gyprock Fyrchek MR is manufactured in Australia to Australian Standard AS2588 and the heavy-duty face paper is a blue colour.
Gyprock Fyrchek MR is available in 13mm and 16mm thickness in a 1200mm x 2700mm sheet size. The long edges are recessed for flush jointing.
Fyrchek MR is predominantly specified for commercial installations in high moisture or wet areas where there is a higher level of fire resistance and/or acoustic performance required.
More information about fire solutions can be found under the Solutions tab.
- Wet area intertenancy walls and party walls
- Fire rated soffits and eaves
- Wet area fire separation or smoke walls
- Lift wells
- Plant rooms
Comprehensive installation instructions for Gyprock Fyrchek MR can be found under the Resources tab and include:
For assistance with installation, try searching for a Gyprock plasterer, builder or repairer under the Locations tab.