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ClimateLine Pre-Finished Plasterboard

For many years we have a had a close connection to the manufacturing / modular design / commercial markets and our customers are continually looking for products that both save time and labour and of course look stylish.

Platinum Timber & Ply are now the national distributor of Climateline which is a new powder coated technology that can be applied to just about any wall and ceiling board product to give an exceptional finish and decreased installation time.

Features & Benefits
  • Cost Effective – An economic solution that compares favourably with traditional wall lining solutions.

  • Durable – The tough powder-coated surface resists scratching and marring, easily cleaned and moisture resistant.

  • Simple – No painting or plastering required, scores and snaps like normal plasterboard and repairs well if accidentally damaged.

  • Clean & Contemporary – Available in a range of modern standard and custom colours.

  • Sustainable & Healthy – The Climate Decor Shield powder coated finish contains no VOC’s or heavy metals.

  • Versatile – Available in standard and moisture resistant grade plasterboard which can be be used on the wall and ceiling.

Climate Powder Coating Performance
Properties ClimateLine PanelsTypical ValueTest Method
Reaction to FireGroup 1S (New Zealand)
Group 1 (Australia)
Cone Calorimeter
ISO 5660
Density10mm Standard 7.0 kg/m2
13mm Standard 8.7 kg/m2
10mm Standard 7.0 kg/m2
10mm Aqua 7.8 kg/m2
13mm Aqua 10.7 kg/m2
HygienePassSurfaces to be smooth, non-porous and cleanable
Abrasion Resistance1000 cyclesAS/NZS1580.403.2
Steam and Water ResistanceCoating unaffected after 24 hours exposure
Resistance to Household CleanersPassASTM D3023
Resistance to WashingExcellent. No change in gloss after repeated wash cyclesAS/NZS1580.459.1
HardnessHPencil Hardness
Board Range

ClimateLine Standard – standard plasterboard substrate for dry areas

ClimateLine Aqua – moisture resistant plasterboard substrate for wet areas

Available in a wide range of sizes and cut to size pieces

  • 10mm ex stock, 13mm available made to order
  • Standard range of sizes
  • Available cut to size 
  • Maximum length 4.8m
  • Standard width 1200mm, 1350mm made to order
  • Range of performance boards available on request
Colour Range

Colours and Finish

A range of contemporary colours ex stock.  Custom colours available, lead times and minimum quantity applies.

The Climate Decor Shield finish is a matt, fine texture powder coat finish that provides superior consistency and performance.  


New Zealand – Complies to NZBC

  • Durability (B2.3.1c) — 5 years
  • Hazardous Building Materials (F2)
  • Reaction to Fire: C/UM2 Group 1-S
  • Manufactured using GIB Plasterboard compliant to ASNZS 2588
  • Manufactured in New Zealand from local materials

Australia – Complies to BCA

  • Durability  – 10 year
  • Reaction to Fire: BCA C1.10 Group 1

In-Service History

  • 14+ years of successful use in New Zealand and Australian markets

  • Significant number of commercial projects completed with substantiated long term performance

  • Prefab/modular construction projects for both residential and industrial applications

Installation Time Lapse

The Climate® powder coating process

*The information and media content on this page is sourced from Climate Surfaces.
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Technical Note
ClimateLine Brochure
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ClimateLine Technical Manual
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ClimateLine Repair Process
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Reaction to Fire Test Results
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ClimateLine Warranty
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