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GIB Aqualine®. NZ's No.1 Tiling Substrate Just Got Even Better*

Tuesday, 23 February 2021
By Gordon White

GIB Aqualine® with its reinforced water resistant core and easy score and snap installation is New Zealand's number one choice for internal wet area linings and has been trusted in over 1 million kiwi bathrooms over the last 25 years*.

GIB Aqualine® can now comfortably handle the vast majority of tiles commonly used in New Zealand up to 40kg/m2 tile weight.


Maximum Tile Weights at 600mm Maximum Stud Centres 
10mm GIB Aqualine® 26 kg/m²
13mm GIB Aqualine® 40 kg/m²


The updated GIB® Wet Areas Systems technical literature February 2021 also includes:

  • Increased fastener space tolerances for GIB Aqualine® for tiling from 100mm to 150mm centres.
  • Updated NZ Building Code Clause E3 guidance.
  • New CAD details including tiled shower recess details.


 View more information here or call the GIB® Helpline 0800 100 442.

*Based on BRANZ Wet Area Lining Report ER10093 January 2020 and annual M² sold of GIB Aqualine®.

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