A partition wall is a wall for the purpose of separating rooms, or dividing a room. Partition walls are usually not load-bearing.
Reilly Ceiling and Drywall construct all types of partitions using a variety of metal studding. This partition consists of track (used primarily at the base and head of the partition) and stud (vertical sections fixed at usually 600mm centres). Fixing at closer centers can increase partition strength
Internal wall partitions also known as office or demountable partitioning is made using plasterboard (drywall), or varieties of glass. Toughened glass is a common option as it is feasible however there is also low iron glass better known as opti-white glass which increases light and solar heat transmission.
Timber may be used. This type of partition consists of a wooden framework either supported on the floor below or by side walls. Metal lath and plaster, properly laid, forms a reinforced partition wall. Partition walls constructed from fibre cement sheeting are popular as bases for tiling in kitchens or in wet areas like bathrooms. Galvanized sheet fixed to wooden or steel members are mostly adopted in works of temporary character. Plain or reinforced partition walls may also be constructed from concrete, including pre-cast concrete blocks.