Knauf Moisture Resistant Gypsum Boards are hydrophobic boards that are impregnated against the absorption of moisture. Their application areas are similar to the Knauf Regular Boards. However MR boards are primarily used for bathrooms and kitchens in private housing and offices. Knauf Moisture Resistant Gypsum Boards comply fully with the requirements of BS 1230 and EN 520.
Mold/Moisture-Resistant or water proof Gypsum Panels are an excellent material for interior walls and ceiling construction wherever increased protection against the absorption and infiltration of moisture and/or enhanced resistance to the growth of mildew and mold are desired as compared to traditional drywall. This includes areas with periodic, elevated humidity, moisture vapor and dampness levels due to water usage within the space or environmental conditions nearby. Some examples in multi-family units include:
Advantages of Moisture Resistance Gypsum Boards