The furring ceiling system is a
method of fixing one or two layers of 12.5 mm plasterboard to metal suspended
grid to provide a smooth ceiling where additional decoration may be applied.
Furring Channel (35x25 mm).
Main Channel (38 or 45mm).
Preformed Wire Clip.
The main channels should have maximum
centers of 1200 mm.
The furring channels should have maximum
centers of 600 mm (single plasterboard) or 450 mm (two plasterboards).
32mm or 38mm drywall screws may be used to
fix the plasterboard to the furring channels.
Wire clips should be used at every
intersection between the main and furring channels.
Suspended ceiling hangers should be used
at least every 1200mm.