Knauf Wetroom Solutions

Knauf Wetroom Solutions with AQUAPANEL® Technology Inside represents the future of interior wall installation.

Designed as an ideal solution for humid and wet areas, it's 100% water-resistant. It's able to withstand extreme humidity without softening or swelling and is the material of choice particularly for demanding applications such as swimming pools and saunas.

Our interior solutions are suitable for a range of applications, from new building construction through to renovation projects. Public spaces such as hotels, sports facilities, hospitals, and residential areas can all benefit from Knauf Wetroom Solutions.

Key Advantages of Knauf Wetroom Solutions:

  • 100% water-resistant. These solutions are even suitable for environments such as swimming pools with corrosive chlorine and high humidity.
  • Extreme temperature resistance, making it ideal for wellness centers and saunas.
  • High impact resistance and sound insulation. It's the solution that's perfect for applications such as sports halls and schools, due to high rigidity and strength.
  • A wall that stays clean and hygienic. Not even intense chemical agents will make it soften.

Knauf Wetroom Solutions with AQUAPANEL®  Technology Inside are the tried and tested solution for design innovation without risk. And the whole wall system is available directly from us to make every aspect of the construction process as easy as possible. Get the complete wall and accessories from us to make construction easy and quick.

See the whole range of accessories that contribute to Knauf Wetroom Solutions with AQUAPANEL® Technology Inside:


For everything from swimming pools through to industrial kitchens and saunas, the high-performance of Knauf Wetroom Solutions with AQUAPANEL® Technology Inside make it suitable for various interior applications:

Knauf Wetroom Solutions that Extend to the Ceiling

Knauf Wetroom Solutions with AQUAPANEL® Technology Inside include high performance ceiling systems. Ideal as a suspended ceiling, particularly in wet or humid areas, and for a long-lasting system to cover and protect interior areas. 

Knauf Wetroom Solutions with AQUAPANEL® Technology Inside for ceilings can help you ensure that you can raise the roof on possibility. It's a ceiling system that offers light and easy to install materials through a tried and tested system that symbolizes complete certainty and innovation without risk.

Beside others the Knauf Wetroom Solutions with AQUAPANEL® Technology Inside includes a special ceiling construction option with AQUAPANEL® Q4 Finish to enable a wider stud spacing of 450 mm. This is especially efficient in materials and labour for large areas and ceiling such as in shopping malls. AQUAPANEL® Q4 Finish also enables a very smooth finish.

 

The ideal interior lining of the Knauf Wetroom Solutions in wet and humid areas where there is constant water spray, for example communal showers, public washrooms or industrial kitchens. AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor is 100% water-resistant and resistant to mould and mildew. Just one layer of cement board is needed in tiling applications (with appropriate sealing for gaps and edges). No-full surface sealant is required in humid applications.

Physical properties AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor

Width (mm) 900 1200
Length (mm) 1200/2400/1250/2500 900/2400/2500/2800/3000
Thickness (mm) 12.5 12.5
Min. bending radius (m) for 900 mm wide board 3 3
Min. bending radius (m) for 300 mm wide strip 1 1
Weight per unit area (kg/m²) approx. 15 approx. 15
Packaging 54 m²/pallet
50 pieces per pallet (900 x 1200)
25 pieces per pallet (900 x 2400)

56.25 m²/pallet
50 pieces per pallet (900 x 1250)
25 pieces per pallet (900 x 2500)
54 m²/pallet
50 pieces per pallet (1200 x 900)

72 m²/pallet
30 pieces per pallet (1200 x 2000)

86.4 m²/pallet
30 pieces per pallet (1200 x 2400)

90 m²/pallet
30 pieces per pallet (1200 x 2500)

100.08 m²/pallet
30 pieces per pallet (1200 x 2800)

108 m²/pallet
30 pieces per pallet (1200 x 3000)
Dry density (kg/m³) approx. 1050 approx. 1050
Bending strength (MPa) according to EN 12647 (N/mm²) 8.75 8.75
Tensile strength (N/mm²) 0.49 0.49
Shearing strength (N) 696 696
pH value 12 12
Modulus of elasticity (N/mm²) approx. 5000 approx. 5000
Thermal conductivity λR (W/(m·K)) (W/mK) 0.35 0.35
Thermal expansion (10-6/K) 7 7
Water vapour permeability μ (-) 50 50
Change in dimensions from dry to water-saturated (mm/m) 0.25 0.25
Change in dimensions from dry to water-saturated (%) 0.1 0.1
Building material class Non-combustible; A1 according to EN 13501 Non-combustible; A1 according to EN 13501

Fire resistance, Single layer partition wall, metal single

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Fire resistance class Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 50/0.6 75 -   EI30 3258/1525
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 75/0.6 100 - - EI30 3258/1525
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 100/0.6 125 - - EI30 3258/1525

Fire resistance, Double layer partition wall, metal single stud frame

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Fire resistance class Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 75/0.6 125 - - EI90 3672/6696
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 75/0.6 125 60 50 EI120 3015/2882
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 100/0.6 150 - - E!90 3672/6696
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 100/0.6 150 60 50 EI120 3321/2155

Fire resistance, Partition wall timber framing

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Fire resistance class Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side HS 60/60 85 60 40 EI60 3032/2752

Fire resistance, Partitions with mixed panelling

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Fire resistance class Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 75/0.6 100 40 40 F30 P-3239-5122
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 75/0.6 100 60 25 F30 P-3239-5122
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 100/0.6 125 40 40 F30 P-3239-5122
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 100/0.6 125 60 25 F30 P-3239-5122
2 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 2 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 75/0.6 125 60 25 F90 P-3243-5162
2 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 2 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 100/0.6 150 60 25 F90 P-3243-5162
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF on both sides CW 75/0.6 125 60 25 F90 P-3243-5162
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF on both sides CW 100/0.6 150 60 25 F90 P-3243-5162
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF on both sides Noise control profile 150 2 x 40 100 F90 P-3243-5162

Fire resistance, Independent wall linings/shaft walls

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Fire resistance class Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
2 x 12.5 mm single side CW 75/0.6 100 - - EI30 P-3029/2722TM

Sound Insulation, Single layer partition wall, metal single

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Sound insulation RW,R dB Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 50/0.6 75 50 22 42 420001276-1
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 100/0.6 125 80 Partition felt 44 420001590-1

Sound Insulation, Double layer partition wall, metal single stud frame

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Sound insulation RW,R dB Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 50/0.6 100 50 22 49 420001276-2
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side CW 100/0.6 150 80 Partition felt 49 420001590-2
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side Noise control profile 150 80 Partition felt 51 420001590-8

Sound Insulation, Partition wall with metal double stud frame

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Sound insulation RW,R dB Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side Doubel stud frame 2 x CW 50/0.6 connected with ties >125 2 x 50 22 51 420001276-3
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side Doubel stud frame 2 x CW 50/0.6 connected with ties >125 2 x 40 100 54* 0066.05-P244
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side Doubel stud frame 2 x CW 50/0.6 connected with ties >150 2 x 40 100 61* 0067.05-P244
*no ties, studs separated by 2 x 2.5 mm insulation strips

Sound Insulation, Partition wall timber framing

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Sound insulation RW,R dB Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
1 x 12.5 mm per wall side HS 60/60 85 40 14 36 420001590-6
2 x 12.5 mm per wall side HS 60/60 110 40 14 42 420001590-7

Sound Insulation, Partitions with mixed panelling

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor Profile Wall thickness (mm) Mineral wool (A1, Melting point >1000°C) Sound insulation RW,R dB Test certificate
Thickness (mm) Gross density (kg/m³)
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 50/0.6 75 50 22 44 420001276-4
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 100/0.6 125 80 14 45 420001590-3
2 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 2 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 50/0.6 100 50 22 51 420001276-5
2 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 2 x 12.5 mm GKF CW 100/0.6 150 80 14 50 420001590-4
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF on both sides CW 100/0.6 150 80 Partition felt 51 420001590-5
1 x 12.5 mm AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor + 1 x 12.5 mm GKF on both sides Noise control profile 150 2 x 40 100 54 0065.05-P244
* mineral wool ≥ 40 mm; ≥ 14 kg/m³

Material coverage - Wall system

Material Requirement
AQUAPANEL® Joint Adhesive (PU) 50 ml/m² (25 ml/m)
AQUAPANEL® Maxi Screw 15 Stck./m²
AQUAPANEL® Board Primer 40-60 g/m², 1:2
AQUAPANEL® Joint Filler and Skim Coating - white 3.5 kg/m² (d = 4 mm)
AQUAPANEL® Reinforcing Mesh 1.1 - 1.15 m/m²
AQUAPANEL® Q4 Finish approx 1.7 kg per 1 mm thickness

Material coverage - Ceiling system

Material Requirement
AQUAPANEL® Tape (10cm) 2.1 m/m²
AQUAPANEL® Joint Filler - grey 0.7 kg/m²
AQUAPANEL® Maxi Screw 25 Stck./m²
AQUAPANEL® Board Primer 40-60 g/m², 1:2
AQUAPANEL® Joint Filler and Skim Coating - white 3.5 kg/m² (d = 4 mm)
AQUAPANEL® Q4 Finish approx 1.7 kg per 1 mm thickness

Installation time - Wall system

System components Installation time m²
Installation by hand Installation by machine
Installation of AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor, including screws joint filler and tape 15 minutes -
AQUAPANEL® Board Primer 1 Minute -
AQUAPANEL® Joint Filler and Skim Coating - white 12-15 minutes 7 minutes
AQUAPANEL® Reinforcing Mesh 4-5 minutes -
AQUAPANEL® Q4 Finish approx. 9 Minutes (± 2 Minutes, depends on surface quality) -

Installation time - Ceiling system

System components Installation time m²
Installation by hand Installation by machine
Installation of AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor, including screws joint filler and tape 18 minutes -
AQUAPANEL® Board Primer 1 Minute -
AQUAPANEL® Joint Filler and Skim Coating - white 12-15 minutes 7 minutes
AQUAPANEL® Reinforcing Mesh 4-5 minutes -

Note: Please consult the local partner organisation of Knauf USG Systems for more information on country-specific building requirements and legislation. Technical advice on this website is based on standard criteria.

Knauf Wetroom Solutions

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor

AQUAPANEL® Cement Board Indoor

Aggregated Portland cement board with coated glass fibre mesh embedded in back and front surfaces.

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