EN 13963:2005

Jointing materials for gypsum plasterboards - Definitions, requirements and test methods

Publication date:   Dec 29, 2005

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jul 9, 2014


CEN/TC 241 Gypsum and gypsum based products

European Norm

91.100.10   Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar



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The document specifies the requirements of jointing compounds and paper tapes for use with gypsum plasterboard complying with EN 520, products from secondary processing of this board and gypsum boards with fibrous reinforcement.
This document covers materials applied by hand and by machine. Eight types of compounds are specified. Compounds based on gypsum and other materials are covered. Also specified are the paper tapes which are used in suitable jointing systems.
This document covers the following characteristics: reaction to fire and flexural strength, to be measured according to the corresponding European test methods.
It also covers additional technical characteristics that are of importance for the use and acceptance of the product by the Construction Industry.
It defines the reference test methods for technical specifications.
It provides for the evaluation of conformity of the product to this document.
Annex A specifies the sampling procedure for testing.
This document does not cover tapes which are made from materials other than paper.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 13963:2005
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jul 9, 2014


EN 13963:2014