STONESHEET™ IS YOUR FIRST CALL FOR A STONE TILE SUBSTRATE AND BACKGROUND FOR TRUE MASONRY ON TIMBER OR STEEL-FRAMED BUILDINGS. A FLAT, SQUARE-EDGED SHEET, STONESHEET™ COMES AS 7.5MM AND 9MM-THICK PANELS.
Designed specially as a substrate for both interior and exterior applications, Stonesheet™ is an excellent alternative where other non-specifically designed substrates have been used.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
What's good about Stonesheet™ stone tile substrate:
- Exterior and interior stone tile facades
- Non-structural substrate
- Classified Type A Category 3 for exterior use
SIZES AND THICKNESS
Joints must be dry and free from dust and contaminates before applying the BGC Render Tape. BGC Render tape is to be installed over the joint with the joint in the centre of the tape. The tape must be well adhered to the Stonesheet™ by pressing down on both sides of the adhesive tape.
Where the BGC Render Tape has been applied to both the vertical and horizontal joint, the tape is to be installed so it overlaps the tape already applied. To join the tape – overlap the joint by at least 100mm. BGC Render tape can be used for both vertical and horizontal sheet joints except for Horizontal Control Joints (5400mm maximum centres or all floor joist locations).
Horizontal Control Joints must be formed as per E2/AS1 fig 107 and/or fig 108 for up to 2 stories – BGC Render tape can be applied over the Horizontal joint to ensure the joint is kept free from Adhesives or Fig. 70 for over 2 stories in height.
Sheets are to be fixed along all sheet edges over studs on wall cladding applications. Fixing centres must not exceed 200mm for wall cladding.
Do not place fixings closer than 12mm from sheet edges, or closer than 50mm from the sheet corners.
The sheet must be held firmly against the framing when fixing to ensure breakout does not occur on the back.
Fasteners are to be flush with sheet surfaces: Over driving fasteners must be avoided.
For more detailed installation instructions, please download the Stonesheet™ Technical Specification.