Installation of Framing for Ceilings for Application of  Boards

Petronne Metal Framing is preferred by contractors because of its consistent high quality and availability. The system parts are manufactured from corrosion resistant steel, stocked in a wide range of standard sizes.

  1. Erect Framing for fire related assemblies in accordance with the requirements of listing.

  2. Arrange hangers for suspended ceilings to provide support independent of walls, columns, pipes, ducts, and install plumb.

  3. Securely attach hangers structure to ensure the development of the full hanger strength.

  4. Space hangers [0.60m to 0.61m] on centre and not more than [0.15m] from boundary walls, interruptions and continuity,  and changes in direction.  

  5. Isolate ceiling suspension with hanger isolator at each suspension point.

  6. Run Carrying Channels in opposite direction to structural framing members.

  7. Space Carrying Channels at [1.20m to 1.22m] centres maximum.

  8. Install  Furring Channels perpendicular to Carrying Channels [0.60m to 0.61m] on centre maximum and not more than [0.15m] from perimeter. Secure  Furring Channels to Carrying Channels with Furring Clips.

  9. Secure the framing with metal framing screws.  End joints to be staggered and aligned over framing and each end fastened to framing.  

  10. Install Board sheets across the framing members, i.e.  place the long edges of the sheet at right angles to the joist or furring channels.



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