Fire-Moisture Resistant Board FRMR

Gypsum boards for high humidity and fire hazard locations

Product Description 

Fire & Moisture Resistant Gypsum Board(FM) is smooth,flex and light-weight gypsum board with increased water repellency and fire resistance properties. Front face covered with pink, back face covered with grey paper.


  • Material: Gypsum Board
  • Dimensions: 1200 mm x 3000 mm
  • Thickness: 12.5 mm
  • Product Weights: approx. 10 kg
  • Edge Detail: square edge and taper edge
  • Board Type: liner paper
  • Appearance: Pink

Special advantage 

  • High fire resistance compared to regular gypsum board.
  • Contains glass fibre to maintain the integrity of the board when exposed to fire.
  • The paper surface liner is treated to inhibit mould growth.
  • Hydrophobic boards impregnated against absorption of moisture.

Product Features 

  • Lightweight constructions
  • Easy, fast and dry application.
  • Good sound insulation performance
  • A material that breathes and balances room climate and humidity levels
  • Environmental friendly
  • Limitless design options
  • Contains glass fibre additives to maintain the integrity of board for longer time periods than standard boards when exposed to fire
  • High fire protection performance


  • Fire and moisture rated partitions using metal frames
  • Fire and moisture rated suspended ceilings using metal frames
  • Fire and moisture rated furring and wall linings
  • Fire and moisture rated shaftwalls
  • Tiles up to 12,5mm thickness and 32kg/m² weight can be applied on the FM board surface (with 400mm stud spacing).
  • Stud spacing should be reduced to 400mm centers in tiling areas.

Application Area 

Fire -Moisture Resistant Gypsum Boards are standard performance gypsum boards used as the cladding component of drywall constructions in humid as well as fire-sensitive areas such as: Kitchens, Banks, also used in Bathrooms, Showers where there’s also exposure to moisture.