FIRE-RESISTANCE DESIGN

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BXUV - Fire Resistance Ratings - ANSI/UL 263 Certified for United States

BXUV7 - Fire Resistance Ratings - CAN/ULC-S101 Certified for Canada

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Design Criteria and Allowable Variances

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Design Criteria and Allowable Variances

Design No. L516

November 21, 2018

Unrestrained Assembly Rating — 1 Hr.

Finish Rating — 28 Min. or (16 Min. See Item 7B)

This design was evaluated using a load design method other than the Limit States Design Method (e.g., Working Stress Design Method). For jurisdictions employing the Limit States Design Method, such as Canada, a load restriction factor shall be used — See Guide BXUV or BXUV7

* Indicates such products shall bear the UL or cUL Certification Mark for jurisdictions employing the UL or cUL Certification (such as Canada), respectively.

    1. Flooring System — The flooring system shall consist of one of the following:

    System No. 1

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    Wire Reinforcement — Hexagonal mesh constructed of No. 19 SWG galv steel wire with No. 16 SWG galv steel wire woven longitudinally into the mesh spaced 3 in. OC. Mesh installed with No. 16 SWG wires perpendicular to joists and lapped 5 in. at the sides.

    Sheathing Material* — Polyethylene film vapor barrier.

    See Sheathing Materials (BVDV) Category in the Building Materials Directory for names of manufacturers.

    Finish Flooring Perlite Concrete — Min 1-5/8 in. thickness of perlite-sand concrete, having a min compressive strength of 2000 psi. Mixture shall consist of 1 part Portland cement, 2 parts sand and 3 parts Perlite Aggregate*.

    See Perlite Aggregate (CFFX) category for names of manufacturers.

    System No. 2

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    Mineral and Fiber Board* — Min 1/2 in. thick, supplied in sizes ranging from 3 ft by 4 ft to 8 ft by 12 ft. All joints to be staggered a min of 12 in. with adjacent sub-floor joints.

    HOMASOTE CO — Type 440-32 Mineral and Fiber Board


    System No. 3

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 5/64 in. (2mm) thick adhered to subfloor with Hacker Floor Primer. Primer to be applied to the surface of the mat prior to the placement of a min 1 in. of floor-topping mixture.

    ECORE INTERNATIONAL INC — Type QTscu 4002


    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC — Type Hacker Sound-Mat.


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials - (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 1/4 in. (6mm) thick adhered to subfloor with Hacker Floor Primer. Primer to be applied to the surface of the mat prior to the placement of a min 1-1/4 in. (32mm) of floor-topping mixture.

    ECORE INTERNATIONAL INC — Type QTrbm 3006-3


    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC — Type Hacker Sound-Mat II.


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials - (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 1/8 in. (3mm) thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a min of 3/4 in. (19mm)

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC — FIRM-FILL SCM 125


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials - (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 1/4 in. (6mm) thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a min of 1 in. (25mm)

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC — Type FIRM-FILL SCM 250, Quiet Qurl 55/025


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials - (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 3/8 in. (10mm) thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a min of 1-1/4 in. (32mm)

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC — FIRM-FILL SCM 400, Quiet Qurl 60/040


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials - (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 3/4 in. (19mm) thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a min of 1-1/2 in. (38mm)

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC — Type FIRM-FILL SCM 750, Quiet Qurl 65/075


    Metal Lath (Optional) — For use with 3/8 in. (10 mm) floor mat materials, 3/8 in. expanded steel diamond mesh, 3.4 lbs/sq yd placed over the floor mat material. Hacker Floor Primer to be applied prior to the placement of the metal lath. When metal lath is used, floor topping thickness a nom 1-1/4 in. over the floor mat.

    Finish Flooring - Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a min compressive strength of 1100 psi. Mixture shall consist of 6.8 gal of water to 80 lbs of floor topping mixture to 1.9 cu ft of sand.

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC — Type Firm-Fill Gypsum Concrete, Firm-Fill 2010, Firm-Fill 4010, Firm-Fill High Strength, Gyp-Span Radiant, Firm-Fill 3310


    System No. 4

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    Finish Flooring - Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 thickness of floor topping mixture having a minimum compressive strength of 1500 psi. Refer to manufacturer's instructions accompanying the material for specific mix design.

    MAXXON CORP — Type D-C, GC, GC2000, L-R, T-F, CT, SS


    RAPID FLOOR SYSTEMS — Type RF, RFP, RFU, Ortecrete


    Floor Mat Materials* - (Optional) — Floor mat material loose laid over the subfloor. Refer to manufacturer's instructions regarding the minimum thickness of floor topping over each floor mat material.

    MAXXON CORP — Type Acousti-Mat 1/8, Acousti-Mat 1/4, Acousti-Mat 1/4 Premium, Acousti-Mat 3/8, Acousti-Mat 3/8 Premium, Acousti-Mat 3/4, Acousti-Mat 3/4 Premium, Acousti-Top.


    Floor Mat Reinforcement - (Optional) - Refer to manufacturer's instructions regarding minimum thickness of floor topping for use with floor mat reinforcement.

    Metal Lath (Optional) — 3/8 in. expanded galvanized steel diamond mesh, 3.4 lbs/sq yd loose laid over the floor mat material.

    Fiber Glass Reinforcement - (Optional, Not Shown) - 0.015 in. thick PVC coated non-woven fiberglass mesh, 0.368 lbs/sq yd loose laid over the floor mat material.

    System No. 5

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) Nom 0.010 in. thick commercial rosin-sized building paper.

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a min compressive strength of 1000 psi. Refer to manufacturer's instructions accompanying the material for specific mix design.

    FORMULATED MATERIALS LLC — Types FR-25, FR-30, and SiteMix


    Floor Mat Material* — (Optional) Floor mat material nominal 2 - 9.5 mm thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping shall be a min of 3/4 in.

    FORMULATED MATERIALS LLC — Types M1, M2, M3, R1, and R2


    System No. 6

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) - Nom 0.010 in. thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.

    Finish Flooring - Floor Topping Mixture* - — Min 3/4 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a minimum compressive strength of 1800 psi. Refer to manufacturer's instructions accompanying the material for specific mix design.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Types LRK, HSLRK, CSD


    USG MEXICO S A DE C V — Types LRK, HSLRK, CSD


    Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material loose laid over the subfloor. Refer to manufacturer's instructions regarding the minimum thickness of floor topping over each floor mat material.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Types SAM, LEVELROCK® Brand Sound Reduction Board, LEVELROCK® Brand Floor Underlayment SRM-25


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) - Nom 3/8 in. thick floor mat material loose laid over the subfloor.

    GRASSWORX L L C — Type SC50


    System No. 7

    Subflooring — Min 15/32 in. thick wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panels to be perpendicular to the joists with joints staggered.

    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) - Commercial asphalt saturated felt, 0.030 in. thick.

    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) - Nom 0.010 in. thick commercial rosin-sized building paper.

    Finish Flooring* — Min 3/4 in. thickness of any Floor Topping Mixture bearing the UL Classification Marking as to Fire Resistance. See Floor- and Roof-Topping Mixtures (CCOX) category for names of Classified Companies.

    Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) - Nom. 1/4 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 3/4 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Type Quiet Qurl 55/025 and Quiet Qurl 55/025 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) - Floor mat material Nom. 3/8 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Type Quiet Qurl 60/040 and Quiet Qurl 60/040 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) - Floor mat material Nom. 3/4 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1-1/2 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Type Quiet Qurl 65/075, Quiet Qurl 65/075 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) - Floor mat material Nom. 1/8 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 3/4 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Type Quiet Qurl 52/013 and Quiet Qurl 52/013 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) - Floor mat material Nom. 1/4 in. entangled net core with a compressible fabric attached to the bottom loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Quiet Qurl 55/025 MT and Quiet Qurl 55/025 N MT


    System No. 8

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    Vapor Barrier - (Optional) — Nom 0.010 in. thick commercial rosin-sized building paper.

    Finish Flooring - Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a min compressive strength of 1000 psi. Refer to manufacturer's instructions accompanying the material for specific mix design.

    ACG MATERIALS — Accu-Crete types NexGen, Green, Prime, B, M, and PrePour, AccuRadiant, AccuLevel types G40, G50 and SD30.


    Floor Mat Material* — (Optional) - Floor mat material nominal 2 - 9.5 mm thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping shall be a min of 3/4 in.

    ACG MATERIALS — AccuQuiet types P80, C40, D13, D-18, D25, DX38, EM.125, EM.125S, EM.250, EM.250S, EM.375, EM.375S, EM.750, and EM.750S.


    System No. 9

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 in. thick T&G wood structural panels, min grade "Underlayment" or "Single-Floor". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panels to be perpendicular to the trusses with end joints staggered 4 ft. Panels secured to trusses with construction adhesive and No. 6d ringed shank nails spaced 12 in. OC along each truss. Staples having equal or greater withdrawal and lateral resistance strength may be substituted for the 6d nails.

    Gypsum Board* — One layer of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board, installed with long dimension perpendicular to joists. Gypsum board secured with 1 in. long No. 6 Type W bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC and located a min of 1-1/2 in. from side and end joints. The joints of the gypsum board are to be staggered a minimum of 12 inches from the joints of the subfloor.

    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L C — Type DS


    Floor Mat Materials* — (As an alternate to the single layer gypsum board) - Floor mat material loose laid over the subfloor.

    MAXXON CORP — Type Acousti-Mat 1/8, Acousti-Mat 1/4, Acousti-Mat 1/4 Premium, Acousti-Mat 3/8, Acousti-Mat 3/8 Premium, Acousti-Mat 3/4, Acousti-Mat 3/4 Premium, Acousti-Top.


    Gypsum Board* — (For use when floor mat is used) Two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board, installed with long dimension perpendicular to joists on top of the floor mat material. Gypsum board secured to each other with 1 in. long No. 6 Type G bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC and located a min of 1-1/2 in. from side and end joints. The joints of the gypsum board are to be staggered a minimum of 12 inches in between layers and from the joints of the subfloor.

    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L C — Type DS


    System No. 10

    Subflooring — Min 15/32 in. thick wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panels to be perpendicular to the joists with joints staggered.
    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) — Nom 0.030 in. thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.
    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 or 1 in. thickness of floor topping mixture for 19/32 or 15/32 in. thick wood structural panels respectively, having a min compressive strength of 1000 psi. Refer to manufacturer's instructions accompanying the material for specific mix design.

    DEPENDABLE LLC — Types GSL M3.4, GSL K2.6, GSL-CSD and GSL RH


    Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Nom. 1/4 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 3/4 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Types Quiet Qurl 55/025 and Quiet Qurl 55/025 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material Nom. 3/8 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Types Quiet Qurl 60/040 and Quiet Qurl 60/040 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material Nom. 3/4 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1-1/2 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Types Quiet Qurl 65/075, Quiet Qurl 65/075 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material Nom. 1/8 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 3/4 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Types Quiet Qurl 52/013 and Quiet Qurl 52/013 N


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material Nom. 1/4 in. entangled net core with a compressible fabric attached to the bottom loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1 in.

    KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO INC — Types Quiet Qurl 55/025 MT and Quiet Qurl 55/025 N MT


    System No. 11

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to joists, or min 15/32 in. thick plywood or min 7/16 in. thick oriented strand board (OSB) wood structural panels, min grade "C-D" or "Sheathing". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.
    Finish Flooring* — Floor Topping Materials — Min 3/4 in. to 1-1/2 in. thickness of any Floor Topping Mixture bearing the UL Classification Marking as to Fire Resistance with a minimum compressive strength of 1500 psi.

      See Floor- and Roof-Topping Mixtures (CCOX) category for names of Classified Companies.

    Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 1/8 in. to 3/4 in. thick. Loose laid over the subfloor. When used, Acousti-flor CSM (crack suppression mat) is loose laid over the floor mat material. Floor topping material thickness is dependent on thickness of floor mat used.

    WALFLOR INDUSTRIES INC — Type Acousti-flor, Acousti-flor CSM. Floor topping thickness depends on products used as follows:


    Acousti-flor (1/8 in. thick) - Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 3/4 in.

    Acousti-flor (1/4 in. thick) - Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1 in.

    Acousti-flor (3/8 in. thick) - Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1 in.

    Acousti-flor (3/4 in. thick) - Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 1-1/2 in.

    Metal Lath — (Optional) — Expanded steel diamond mesh, 2.5 lb / sq yd loose laid over floor mat material.
    Fiberglass Mesh Reinforcement — (Optional) — Coated non-woven glass fiber mesh grid loose laid over floor mat material.
    2. Wood Joists — Min 2 by 10, spaced 16 in. OC and effectively fireblocked in accordance with local codes.
    3. Cross Bridging — Min 1 by 3 in. or min 2 by 10 in. solid blocking.
    3A. Horizontal Bridging — Used in lieu of Item 3 in same joist bay as ceiling damper (Item 4), when ceiling damper is employed. Wood 2 by 4 in. secured between joists with nails.
    4. Ceiling Damper* - (Optional) — Max nom area shall be 198 sq in. Max rectangular size shall be 12 in. wide by 16-1/2 in. long. Max height of damper shall be 8-3/4 in. Aggregate damper openings shall not exceed 99 sq in. per 100 sq ft of ceiling area. Damper installed in accordance with the manufacturers installation instructions provided with the damper. A steel grille (Item 9) shall be installed in accordance with installation instructions.

    AIR BALANCE INC — Type 299 (See Item 7B)


    AIR KING VENTILATION PRODUCTS — Series FRAS, Series FRAK, Series FRAKV


    CENTRAL VENTILATION SYSTEMS CO L L C — Models C-S/R-HC(-A), C-RD-HC(-A)


    GREENHECK FAN CORP — Model CRD-1WJ


    METAL-FAB INC — Models MSCDHC, MRCDHC


    METAL INDUSTRIES INC — Models CD-S/R-HC, CD-S/R-HC-A, CD-RD-HC, CD-RD-HC-A


    METROPOLITAN AIR TECHNOLOGY — Model C-S/R-HC


    NCA MFG INC — Models CD-S/R-HC, CD-S/R-HC-A, CD-RD-HC, CD-RD-HC-A


    BRISK MFG INC — Model BMI-50-CRD-S/R-WT


    PRICE INDUSTRIES LTD — Models CD-S/R-HC, CD-RD-HC


    RUSKIN COMPANY — Model CFD7


    UNITED ENERTECH CORP — Models C-S/R-HC(-A), C-RD-HC(-A)


    5. Batts and Blankets* - (Optional) — Nom 48 by 16 by 3 in. thickness of glass fiber batts secured to joists on both sides with staples spaced 12 in. OC.

    CERTAINTEED CORP

    KNAUF INSULATION LLC

    JOHNS MANVILLE

    KNAUF INSULATION LLC

    MANSON INSULATION INC

    OWENS CORNING

    6. Resilient Channels — Resilient channels, formed from No. 25 MSG galv steel and shaped as shown, spaced 24 in. OC perpendicular to joists. Channels overlapped 1/2 in. at ends and secured to each joist with one 1-1/4 in. long No. 7 Type S bugle head screw. Additional resilient channels positioned so as to coincide with end joints of gypsum board (Item 7). Additional channels shall extend min 3 in. beyond each side edge of board.
    6A. Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) - As an alternate to Item 6. Used with Item 7A only.
      a. Furring Channels — Hat-shaped furring channels, 7/8 in. deep by 2-5/8 in. wide at the base and 1-1/4 in. wide at the face, formed from No. 25 ga. galv steel, spaced max. 16 in. OC perpendicular to joists and Cold Rolled Channels (Item 6Ab). Furring channels secured to Cold Rolled Channels at every intersection with a 1/2 in. pan head self-drilling screw through each furring channel leg. Ends of adjoining channels overlapped 4 in. and tied together with two double strand No. 18 SWG galv steel wire ties, one at each end of overlap. Supplemental furring channels at base layer and outer layer gypsum board butt joints are not required. Optional Batts and Blankets may be draped over furring channels as described in Item 5. Two layers of gypsum board attached to furring channels as described in Item 7A.
      b. Cold Rolled Channels — 1-1/2 in. by 1/2 in., formed from No. 16 ga. galv steel, positioned vertically and parallel to joists, friction-fitted into the channel caddy on the Steel Framing Members (Item 6Ad). Adjoining lengths of cold rolled channels lapped min. 6 in. and wire-tied together with two double strand 18 SWG galv steel wire ties, one at each end of overlap.
      c. Blocking — Where joist design does not permit direct, full contact of the hanger bracket, a piece of nominal 2 by 4 in. lumber (blocking), min. 6 in. long to permit full contact of the hanger bracket, to be secured vertically to the side of the joists (Item 2) at the top and bottom of the blocking at each Steel Framing Member (Item 6Ad) location.
      d. Steel Framing Members* — Hangers spaced 48 in. OC. max along joist, and secured to the Blocking (Item 6Ac) on alternating joists with a single 5/16 in. by 2 in. hex head lag bolt or four #6 1-1/4 in. drywall screws through mounting hole(s) on the hanger bracket. The two 1/4 in. long steel teeth on the hanger are embedded in the side of the blocking. Hanger positioned on blocking and leveling bolt height adjusted such that furring channels are flush with bottom of joists before gypsum board installation. Spring gauge of hanger chosen per manufacturer's instructions.

      KINETICS NOISE CONTROL INC — Type ICW.


    6B. Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) As an alternate to Item 6, furring channels and Steel Framing Members as described below:
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, 2-9/16 in. or 2-23/32 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced 24 in. OC perpendicular to joists. Channels secured to joists as described in Item b. Ends of adjoining channels overlapped 6 in. and tied together with double strand of No. 18 SWG galv steel wire near each end of overlap.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to joists (Item 2). RSIC-1 and RSIC-1 (2.75) clips spaced 48 in. OC., and secured to alternating joists with No. 8 x 2-1/2 in. coarse drywall screw through the center grommet. RSIC-V and RSIC-V (2.75) clips secured to alternating trusses with No. 8 x 1-1/2 in. coarse drywall screw through the center hole. Furring channels are friction fitted into clips. RSIC-1 and RSIC-V clips for use with 2-9/16 in. wide furring channels. RSIC-1 (2.75) and RSIC-V (2.75) clips for use with 2-23/32 in. wide furring channels. Adjoining channels are overlapped as described in Item a. Additional clips required to hold furring channel that supports the gypsum board butt joints, as described in Item 7.

      PAC INTERNATIONAL L L C — Types RSIC-1, RSIC-V, RSIC-1 (2.75), RSIC-V (2.75).


    6C. Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) — As an alternate to Item 6, furring channels and Steel Framing Members as described below:
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, 2-3/8 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced 24 in. OC perpendicular to joists. Channels secured to joists as described in Item b. Ends of adjoining channels overlapped 6 in. and tied together with double strand of No. 18 SWG galv steel wire near each end of overlap.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to joists (Item 2). Clips spaced 48 in. OC., and secured to alternating joists with No. 8 x 2-1/2 in. coarse drywall screw through the center grommet. Furring channels are friction fitted into clips. Adjoining channels are overlapped as described in Item a. Additional clips required to hold furring channel that supports the gypsum board butt joints, as described in Item 7.

      PLITEQ INC — Type GENIECLIP


    6D. Alternate Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) As an alternate to Item 6, furring channels and Steel Framing Members as described below.
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, 2-5/8 in. wide by 7/8 in deep, spaced 24 in OC, perpendicular to joists. Channels secured to joists as described in Item b.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to the wood joists (Item 2). Clips spaced at 48 in. OC and secured to the bottom of the joists with one 2 in. Coarse Drywall Screw with 1 in. diam washer through the center hole. Furring channels are then friction fitted into clips. Ends of channels are overlapped 6" and tied together with double strand of No. 18 AWG galvanized steel wire. Additional clips are required to hold the Gypsum Butt joints as described in Item 7.

      STUDCO BUILDING SYSTEMS — RESILMOUNT Sound Isolation Clips - Type A237 or A237R


    6E. Alternate Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) As an alternate to Item 6, furring channels and Steel Framing Members as described below.
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, 2-1/2 in. wide by 7/8 in deep, spaced 24 in OC, perpendicular to joists. Channels secured to joists as described in Item b.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to the wood joists (Item 2). Clips spaced at 48 in. OC and secured to the bottom of the joists with one 2-1/2 in. Coarse Drywall Screw with 1 in. diam washer through the center hole. Furring channels are then friction fitted into clips. Ends of channels are overlapped 6" and tied together with double strand of No. 18 AWG galvanized steel wire. Additional clips are required to hold the Gypsum Butt joints as described in Item 7.

      REGUPOL AMERICA — Type SonusClip


    7. Gypsum Board* — Nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum board, installed with long dimension perpendicular to resilient channels and side edges located between joists. Gypsum board secured with 1 in. long No. 7 Type S bugle head screws spaced 12 in. OC. End joints of gypsum board similarly fastened to additional resilient channels positioned at end joint locations. Screws located 3/4 and 5/8 in. from side and end joints, respectively.

    When Steel Framing Members* (Item 6B, 6C) are used, sheets installed with long dimension perpendicular to furring channels and side joints of sheet located beneath joists. Nom 1 in. long No. 6 Type S bugle head screws are driven through channel spaced 12 in. OC in the field. Gypsum board butt joints shall be staggered min. 2 ft. within the assembly, and occur between the main furring channels. At the gypsum board butt joints, each end of each gypsum board shall be supported by a single length of furring channel equal to the width of the gypsum board plus 6 in. on each end. The two furring channels shall be spaced approximately 3-1/2 in. OC, and be attached to the joist with one clip at each end of the channel. Screw spacing along the butt joint to attach the gypsum board to the furring channels shall be 8 in. OC.

    When Steel Framing Members (Item 6D) are used, one layer of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board is installed with long dimensions perpendicular to furring channels. Gypsum board secured to furring channels with nom 1 in. long Type S bugle-head steel screws spaced 8 in. OC in the field of the board. Gypsum board butted end joints shall be staggered minimum 48 in. and centered over main furring channels. At the gypsum board butt joints, each end of each gypsum board shall be supported by a single length of furring channel equal to the width of the gypsum board plus 3 in. on each end. The two support furring channels shall be spaced approximately 3 in. in from joint. Screw spacing along the gypsum board butt joint and along both additional channels shall be 8 in. OC. Additional screws shall be placed in the adjacent section of gypsum board into the aforementioned 3 in. extension of the extra butt joint channels as well as into the main channel that runs between. Butt joint furring channels shall be attached with one RESILMOUNT Sound Isolation Clip at each end of the channel.

    When Steel Framing Members (Item 6E) are used, one layer of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board is installed with long dimensions perpendicular to furring channels. Gypsum board secured to furring channels with nom 1 in. long Type S bugle-head steel screws spaced 8 in. OC in the field of the board. Gypsum board butted end joints shall be staggered minimum 48 in. and centered over main furring channels. At the gypsum board butt joints, an additional single length of furring channel shall be installed and be spaced approximately 3 in. from the butt joint (6 in. from the continuous furring channels) to support the floating end of the gypsum board. Each of these shorter sections of furring channel shall extend one joist beyond the width of the gypsum panel and be attached to the adjacent joists with one SonusClip at every joist involved with the butt joint.

    AMERICAN GYPSUM CO — Type AG-C


    CERTAINTEED GYPSUM INC — Type C, Type X-2


    CGC INC — Type C, IP-X2, IPC-AR


    CONTINENTAL BUILDING PRODUCTS OPERATING CO, L L C — Type LGFC-C/A


    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L C — Types 5, DAPC, TG-C.


    NATIONAL GYPSUM CO — Types eXP-C, FSK-C, FSW-C, FSW-G


    PABCO BUILDING PRODUCTS L L C, DBA PABCO GYPSUM — Type C or PG-C


    PANEL REY S A — Type PRC


    THAI GYPSUM PRODUCTS PCL — Type C


    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Types C, IP-X2, IPC-AR


    USG BORAL DRYWALL SFZ LLC — Type C


    USG MEXICO S A DE C V — Types C, IP-X2, IPC-AR


    7A. Gypsum Board — When Steel Framing Members (Item 6A) are used, two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board are installed with long dimensions perpendicular to furring channels (Item 6Aa). Base layer attached to the furring channels using 1 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 8 in. OC along butted end joints and 12 in. OC in the field of the board. Butted end joints centered on the continuous furring channels. Butted base layer end joints to be offset a min of 16 in. in adjacent courses. Outer layer attached to the furring channels using 1-5/8 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 8 in. OC at butted end joints and 12 in. OC in the field. Butted end joints centered on the continuous furring channels and offset a min of 16 in. from butted end joints of base layer. Butted side joints of outer layer to be offset min 16 in. from butted side joints of base layer.

    CGC INC — Type C, IP-X2, IPC-AR


    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Types C, IP-X2, IPC-AR


    USG BORAL DRYWALL SFZ LLC — Type C


    USG MEXICO S A DE C V — Types C, IP-X2, IPC-AR


    7B. Gypsum Board* — (Finish Rating - 16 min.) Required when Air Balance Inc. Type 299 ceiling damper (Item 4) is installed. Nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum board, installed and secured as described in items 7 and 7A.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Type C


    USG BORAL DRYWALL SFZ LLC — Type C


    USG MEXICO S A DE C V — Type C


    7C. Gypsum Board* (As an alternative to Items 7, 7A and 7B) — Nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum board, installed and secured as described in Items 7, 7A and 7B with max screw spacing 8 in. OC.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — ULIX


    8. Finishing System - (Not Shown) — Vinyl, dry or premixed joint compound, applied in two coats to joints and screw-heads. Nom 2 in. wide paper tape embedded in first layer of compound over all joints. As an alternate, nom 3/32 in. thick veneer plaster may be applied to the entire surface of gypsum board.
    9. Grille — Steel grille, installed in accordance with the installation instructions provided with the ceiling damper.
    10. Discrete Products Installed in Air-handling Spaces* — Automatic Balancing Valve/Damper — (Not Shown - Optional) — For use with item 4, Ruskin Company's Model CFD7 damper (CABS). Ceiling damper to be provided with plenum box per damper manufacturer's instructions with side outlet only. Entire assembly to be installed into any UL Class 0 or Class 1 flexible air duct in accordance with the instructions provided by the automatic balancing valve/damper manufacturer.

    METAL INDUSTRIES INC — Model ABV-4, ABV-5, ABV-6


    * Indicates such products shall bear the UL or cUL Certification Mark for jurisdictions employing the UL or cUL Certification (such as Canada), respectively.

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