Armstrong Ceiling Solutions

Drywall Grid Systems

About Drywall Grid System (DGS)

DGS is a range of precision engineered suspension components for flat, curved or bulkhead plasterboard ceilings and walls. Utilising suspended ceiling grid technology, DGS is quick and easy to set-out and install with a range of accessories for easy on-site detailing and customisation.

DGS contributes to sustainable design:

  • Produced from 25% recycled content
  • Is fully recyclable at end of life
  • Provides significant savings in material compared to traditional systems 

DGS is designed and manufactured to comply with the following standards:

  • AS/NZ 2785-2000: Suspended Ceilings
    Design and Installation
  • AS/NZ 2589-2007: Gypsum linings
    Application and finishing
  • AS/NZ 1397-2002: Steel sheet and strip
    Hot-dipped zinc-coated or aluminium/zinc-coated
  • AS/NZ 4600-2005: Cold-formed steel structures
    AS/NZ 1170-2002:
  • Structural Design Actions  

Flat Ceilings

The simplicity and functionality of traditional yet robust system of Main Runners, Cross Tees and Perimeter Channels for screw fix plasterboard.

DGS Shortspan

The optimum framing solution for corridors and short spans.

DGS QuickStix

A fast and easy solution for framing “Bulkhead” Ceilings and an economical alternative to Stud and Track construction.

DGS Curved Ceilings

Single and multiple curved ceilings can be framed quickly and easily using standard Armstrong Drywall Grid components.

DGS Wall Systems

A cost effective and simple alternative wall framing solution. 

DGS Flat Ceilings

  • material

    Galvanised Steel

  • Profile Type

    Heavy Duty DGS Tee Bars

DGS is made up of main bars and cross runners that are suspended from the structural deck.

Sections of main bars lock together end-to-end with cross runners spanning between the main bars.

The ends of the main bars and cross runners either lock into the wall Channel or are fixed to angle trims that run around the perimeter of the space.

DGS Shortspan

  • material

    Hot dipped galvanised steel

  • Profile Type

    Heavy Duty DGS Tee Bars

DGS – ShortSpan is a fast and easy solution, comprising of Main Beams and Locking Wall Angle or Channels, for framing short spans and an economical alternative to TCR and Furring Channel constructions.  

DGS QuickStix

  • material

    Hot dipped galvanised steel

  • Profile Type

    Concealed

DGS QuikStix is a fast and easy solution for framing “Bulkhead” Ceilings and an economical alternative to Stud and Track construction. Simple componentry being DGS Main Bar, Shortspan Tees and Perimeter trims, all with knurled face.

DGS Curved Ceilings

  • material

    Hot dipped galvanised steel

  • Profile Type

    Concealed

An unlimited range of curved ceilings can simply be constructed using standard Armstrong Drywall Grid components. Single and multiple curved ceilings can be framed quickly and easily, without the requirement to order pre-rolled components. 

DGS Wall Systems

  • material

    Hot dipped galvanised steel

  • Profile Type

    Concealed

DGS Wall Systems is a fast and easy solution for framing slim wall profiles and an economical alternative to Furring Channel battening. Consists of Heavy Duty DGS Framing Tees with Knurled face and Perimeter Channels.

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Still have questions? Please contact us with any ceiling, wall or acoustical enquiry.