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14Kg into plasterboard - no stud

Postby jwilson » Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:10 am

Can anyone advise of how much weight teh most heavy duty plasterboard plugs can hold?

We have a 14kg cabinet which has 4 predrilled holes which will be goiing into internal plasterboard wall - cannot attache to stud partitions as not in the correct place.

Anyone any idea on the stregth of the heavy duty fixings or where i can get this info?

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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:53 pm

the fixings will have no problem at all hanging that sort of weight. the fixings are much stronger than the plasterboard, thats what you really need to be concerned about - can the plasterboard take the weight? probably, bearing in mind you will use at least 2 fixings (ergo, 7kg per fixing) but then it depends on what you are going to put into the cabinet once its up.
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