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Knauf Performer systems are a single track metal stud partition system designed to provide fire and acoustic separation between adjacent spaces. Combined with high-performance Knauf plasterboards and Knauf insulation, the system can provide 120 minutes fire resistance, exceptional levels of acoustic insulation and impact resistance.

* Sound Insulation testing in accordance with BS EN ISO 10140.

** Fire ratings in accordance with BS 476: Part 22: 1987.

*** Maximum heights calculated based on limiting deflection of L/240 at 200Pa and relates to fire resistance in accordance with BS 476: Part 22:1987. For fire ratings in accordance with EN 1364-1: 2015, please contact Knauf Technical Services.

**** Impact Duty rated in accordance with BS 5234: Part 2: 1992 Annexes B,C,D,E.

Knauf Performer Partition for High Fire Rated Walls and High Acoustic Walls – 120mins / 55dB (Rw) / 132mm wide

Knauf reference: Performer 127 

  • Metal stud configuration: 70mm Knauf ‘C’ Studs [0.55] at 600mm centres
  • Plasterboard lining: 2 x 15mm Knauf Soundshield Plus to each side (For moisture resistant areas, use Knauf Performance Plus)
  • Cavity insulation: 1 x 25mm Knauf Earthwool Acoustic Roll
  • Sound insulation*: 55 dB (Rw) 
  • Fire resistance**: 120:120 EI to BS476 / EN1364 

Knauf Performer Partition for Fire Rated Walls and Very High Acoustic Walls with Resilient Bars – 120mins / 65dB (Rw) / 164mm wide

Knauf reference: Performer 127

  • Metal stud configuration: 70mm Knauf ‘C’ Studs [0.55] at 600mm centres with Knauf Resilient Bar fixed each side at 600mm vertical centres
  • Plasterboard lining: 2 x 15mm Knauf Soundshield Plus to each side (For moisture resistant areas, use Knauf Performance Plus)
  • Cavity insulation: 1 x 50mm Knauf Earthwool Acoustic Roll
  • Sound insulation*: 65 dB (Rw) 
  • Fire resistance**: 90:90 EI to BS476 / EN1364 
  • Max height***: 3200mm at L/240 @ 200pa 
  • Width: 164mm
  • Impact duty****: Severe

Knauf Performer Partition for Slim Fire Rated Walls and Very High Acoustic Walls with Silentboard – 90mins / 68dB (Rw) / 122mm wide

Knauf reference: Performer 127 

  • Metal stud configuration: 70mm Knauf ‘C’ Studs [0.55] at 600mm centres
  • Plasterboard lining: 2 x 15mm Knauf Silentboard to each side
  • Cavity insulation: 1 x 25mm Knauf Earthwool Acoustic Roll
  • Sound insulation*: 68 dB (Rw)
  • Fire resistance**: 90:90 EI to BS476 / EN1364
  • Max height***: 4800mm at L/240 @ 200pa 
  • Width: 122mm
  • Impact duty****: Severe
  • Related components: Silentboard U Channel, Deep Flange U Channel, C Stud, Angle Sections, Plasterboard rangeScrews, Joint Cement Premium

Knauf Performer Partition for High Fire Rated Walls – 120mins / 49dB (Rw) / 132mm wide

Knauf reference: Performer 127

  • Metal stud configuration: 70mm Knauf ‘C’ Studs [0.55] at 600mm centres
  • Plasterboard lining: 2 x 12.5mm Knauf Fire Panel to each side
  • Cavity insulation: 1 x 25mm Knauf Earthwool Acoustic Roll
  • Sound insulation*: 49 dB (Rw)
  • Fire resistance**: 120:120 EI to BS476 / EN1364 

Knauf Performer Partition for Single Layered Fire, Acoustic and Impact rated walls – 60mins / 45dB (Rw) / 102mm wide

Knauf reference: Performer 126

  • Metal stud configuration: 70mm Knauf ‘C’ Studs [0.55] at 600mm centres
  • Plasterboard lining: 1 x 15mm Knauf Soundshield Plus to each side
  • Cavity insulation: 1 x 25mm Knauf Earthwool Acoustic Roll
  • Sound insulation*: 45 dB (Rw) 
  • Fire resistance**: 60:60 EI to BS476 / EN1364 

Knauf Performer Partition for Non-performance Walls – 30mins / 42dB Rw / 77mm wide

Knauf reference: Performer 126

  • Metal stud configuration: 50mm Knauf ‘C’ Studs [0.55] at 600mm centres
  • Plasterboard lining: 1 x 12.5mm Knauf Wallboard to each side (For moisture resistant areas, use Knauf Moisture Panel)
  • Cavity insulation: 1 X 25mm Knauf Earthwool Acoustic Roll
  • Sound insulation*: 42 dB (Rw)
  • Fire resistance**: 30:30 EI to BS476 / EN1364
  • Max height***: 3200mm at L/240 @ 200pa 
  • Width: 77mm
  • Impact duty****: Medium

PFE7/13

  • Sound: 62 dB(Rw)

  • Fire (integrity and insulation, EI): 90:90

  • Max height: 4200mm

  • Width: 148mm

  • Impact duty: Severe

PFH1-13

  • Sound: 48 dB(Rw)

  • Fire (integrity and insulation, EI): 60:60

  • Max height: 3800mm

  • Width: 102mm

  • Impact duty: Severe

Notes

  • Fire ratings quoted in accordance with BS 476: Part 22: 1987. For ratings in accordance with EN 1364-1: 1999, please contact Knauf Technical Services on 0800 030 4135.

  • Maximum heights calculated based on a limiting deflection of L/240 at 200Pa.

  • Impact Duty rated in accordance with BS 5234: Part 2: 1992 Annexes B,C,D,E.

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