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Metal stud partitian

Discussion in 'The Plasterers Forums FAQ's' started by Alan31, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Alan31

    Alan31 New Member

    Hi. Was wondering if anybody could help. I'm putting in a metal stud partitian wall which is over 2.4m In height. Would I need to put in a cross support for the top section of board to support the joint?
  2. zombie

    zombie Private Member

    How high are your walls in total?
  3. Djr

    Djr Active Member

    Yes pal you want some flat plate at the joint
    • Agree Agree x 2
  4. Alan31

    Alan31 New Member

    2.7 meters in total.
  5. duke163

    duke163 Active Member

    Or get 2.7 boards
  6. Stevieo

    Stevieo Active Member


    What do you think 9" skirting is for?
    • Funny Funny x 2
  7. Stevieo

    Stevieo Active Member

    And expanding foam.
  8. Dropsalot

    Dropsalot Private Member

    Support is never wasted.
  9. Mark-mark

    Mark-mark New Member

    Lay boards across studs to increase strength in the partition
    • Disagree Disagree x 1

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