Knauf AQUAPANEL® – the water resistant board ideal for all projects

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Aquapanel main imageThe Knauf AQUAPANEL® range has been designed to be water resistant, moisture resistant and vapour resistant. The boards can be used as render carriers on external walls and soffits, as tile backers for internal walls and floors in wet areas, and as rooftop boards.

With Magnesium Oxide boards being banned from new build homes (by major providers of warranties), housebuilders can rest assured that Knauf AQUAPANEL® glass-fibre-reinforced cement boards provide a tried and tested alternative.

Knauf Aquapanel 3Completely inorganic and dimensionally stable, the boards are also non-combustible, tough and impact resistant. Furthermore, they can be bent to accommodate design curves with a bending radius of 1m at full board size.

In terms of installation, the boards are surprisingly lightweight and quick and easy to fit. They can be cut by scoring with a knife and then simply snapping, as with plasterboard.

When used as part of a complete Knauf system, AQUAPANEL® installations will be covered by the comprehensive Knauf system performance warranty.

Knauf AQUAPANEL® boards are available in a number of different forms:

63117_AQUAPANEL_Cement-Board-OutdoorKnauf AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Outdoor offers a high quality and economical alternative to traditional methods of construction, such as brick and block.

Knauf AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor is designed to be used as a high-performance tile backing and internal wet room board. It is also suitable as a general building board.

Knauf AQUAPANEL® Cement Board SkyLite offers a lightweight solution for both interior and exterior ceilings and soffits.

Knauf AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Floor Tile Underlay is the perfect substrate for tiles on wooden subfloors for renovations and refurbishments.

Knauf Aquapanel_area1photographyKnauf Rooftop is a high-performing roofing board that delivers strength, safety and sustainability for industrial and commercial buildings.

Whether you’re an architect looking for greater design flexibility or a contractor needing a lightweight, easy to use product, Knauf AQUAPANEL® ought to be your first choice.


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