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Design No. L527

May 23, 2019

Unrestrained Assembly Rating — 1-1/2 Hr.

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 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    System No. 2

    Subflooring — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    Finish Floor — 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 COType 440-32 Mineral and Fiber Board


    System No. 3

    Subflooring — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 5/64 in. (2 mm) 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 INCType QTscu 4002


    HACKER INDUSTRIES INC Type Hacker Sound-Mat


    Alternate Floor Mat Materials — (Optional) — Floor mat material nom 1/4 in. (6 mm) 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. (32 mm) of floor-topping mixture.

    ECORE INTERNATIONAL INCType QTrbm 3006-3


    HACKER INDUSTRIES INCType Hacker Sound-Mat II


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

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INCFIRM-FILL SCM 125


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

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INCType FIRM-FILL SCM 250, Quiet Qurl 55/025


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

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INCFIRM-FILL SCM 400, Quiet Qurl 60/040


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

    HACKER INDUSTRIES INCType 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 INCFirm-Fill Gypsum Concrete, Firm-Fill 2010, Firm-Fill 3310, Firm-Fill 4010, Firm-Fill High Strength, Gyp-Span Radiant


    System No. 4

    Subflooring — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. 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 CORPTypes D-C, GC, GC2000, L-R, T-F, CT, SS


    RAPID FLOOR SYSTEMSTypes 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 CORPType 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 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade Underlayment. Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

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

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    FORMULATED MATERIALS LLCTypes 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 1 in.

    FORMULATED MATERIALS LLCTypes M1, M2, M3, Elite, Duo, R1, and R2


    System No. 6

    Subflooring — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    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 COTypes LRK, HSLRK, CSD


    USG MEXICO S A DE C VTypes 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 COTypes 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 CType SC50


    Alternate Floor Mat Material* — (Optional) — Floor mat material nominal 3/8 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping shall be a min 3/4 in. thick. Thickness increased to min 1 in. for use with LEVELROCK® Brand Floor Underlayment SRM-25.

    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 INCType 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 INCType 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 INCType 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 INCType 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 INCQuiet Qurl 55/025 MT and Quiet Qurl 55/025 N MT


    System No. 8

    Subflooring — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

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

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    ACG MATERIALSAccu-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 1 in.

    ACG MATERIALSAccuQuiet 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 CType DS


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

    MAXXON CORPType 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 CType DS


    System No. 10

    Subflooring — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.
    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) — Nom 0.010 in. thick commercial rosin-sized building paper.
    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.

    DEPENDABLE LLCGSL M3.4, GSL K2.6, GSL-CSD or 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 INCType 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 INCType 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 INCType 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 INCType 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 INCQuiet Qurl 55/025 MT and Quiet Qurl 55/025 N MT


    System No. 11

    Subflooring — Min 3/4 in. thick plywood, min grade "Underlayment". Face grain of plywood to be perpendicular to joists with end joints staggered. Long edges to be T & G.
    Finish Flooring - Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 1 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a min compressive strength of 4500 psi. Refer to manufacturer's instructions accompanying the material for specific mix design.

    SIKA DEUTSCHLAND GMBHType SCHONOX AP Rapid Plus


    2. Steel Joists — The joists are channel-shaped, min 9-3/8 in. deep with min 1-5/8 in. wide flanges and 1/2 in. long stiffening flanges. The joists are fabricated from min No. 16 MSG galv steel. Min yield strength of steel is either 33,000 or 40,000 psi with corresponding max working stress of 20,000 and 24,000 psi. Joists spaced max 24 in. OC. At joist splices bearing on supports, joists are connected using an overlapping section of 1 ft long joist, with eight 1/2 in. long Type S12 pan head screws.
    3. Angle Clips — No. 14 MSG, 8 in. long steel angles with 2 in. legs and four 1/8 in. diam holes spaced 2 in. OC and located 1 in. from the ends and 3/4 in. from long edge. Secured to header and joists with eight 1/2 in. long S12 pan head screws.
    3A. Joist Bridging — (Not Shown) — Installed immediately after joists are erected and before construction loads are applied. The bridging consisting of joist sections cut to length and placed between outer supports, adjacent to openings and at mid-span with 8 ft OC max spacing. Bridging channels are screw-attached at each end to joist web using angle clips. V-bracing of 1-1/2 in. by 20-ga galvanized steel is screw-attached to bottom joist flange between bridging channels.
    4. Adhesive — (Not Shown) — Construction adhesive applied to top surface of joists prior to placing of plywood subfloor sheets.
    5. Flooring Fasteners — The plywood subfloor to be fastened to the steel joists with 1-5/16 in. long Type S12 screws spaced 24 in. OC and located 5/8 in. from butt joints and 1 in. from long edges.
    6. Resilient Channels — Nom 1/2 in. deep resilient channels, formed of No. 24 MSG galv steel and shaped as shown, spaced 16 in. OC perpendicular to joists. Resilient channels fastened to each joist with 1/2 in. long Type S-12 pan head steel screws.
    6A. Steel Framing Members* — (Optional, Not Shown) — As an alternate to Item 6.
      a. Furring Channels — — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, nominal 2-1/2 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced 16 in. OC, perpendicular to joists. Channels secured to Cold Rolled Channels at every intersection with a 3/4 in. TEK screw through each furring channel leg. Ends of adjoining channels overlapped 12 in. and fastened together with two double strand No. 18 SWG galv steel wire ties, one at each end of overlap, or with two 3/4 in. TEK screws in each leg of the overlap section. Gypsum board (Item 7) butted end joints centered on the furring channels, each extending a min of 6 in. beyond both side edges of the board.
      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 6Ac) and secured with two 3/4 in. TEK screws. Adjoining lengths of cold rolled channels lapped min. 12 in. and secured along bottom legs with four 3/4 in. TEK screws and wire-tied together with two double strand 18 SWG galv steel wire ties, one at each end of overlap.
      c. Steel Framing Members* — Spaced 48 in. OC. max along joist, and secured to the joist on alternating joists with two, No. 10-16 TEK screws through mounting holes on the hanger bracket.

      PAC INTERNATIONAL L L CType RSIC-SI-CRC EZ Clip


    6B. Steel Framing Members* — (Optional, Not Shown) — As an alternate to Item 6.
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, nominal 2-1/2 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced 16 in. OC perpendicular to joists and friction fit into Steel Framing Members (Item 6Bb). 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 or with two TEK screws along each leg of the 6 in. overlap. Gypsum board (Item 7) butted end joints centered on the furring channels. Butt joint channels held in place by strong back channels placed upside down, on top of, and running perpendicular to primary furring channels, extending 6 in. longer than length of gypsum side joint. Strong back channels spaced maximum 48 in. OC. Strong back channels secured to every intersection of primary furring channels with four 7/16 in. pan head screws, two along each of the legs at intersections. Butt joint channels run perpendicular to strong back channels and shall be minimum 6 in. longer than length of joint, secured to strong back channels with 7/16 in. pan head screws, two along each of the legs at intersection with strong back channels.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item 6Ba) to joists. Clips spaced 48 in. OC and secured along joist webs at each furring channel intersection with min. 3/4 in. long self-drilling No. 10-16 TEK screws through each of the provided hole locations. Furring channels are friction fitted into clips.

      PAC INTERNATIONAL L L CType RSIC-S1-1 Ultra


    7. Gypsum Board* — Two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum board installed with long dimension perpendicular to resilient channels. Upper layer attached to resilient channels using 1 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 24 in. OC and located 5/8 in from butt joints and 2 in. from long edges. Butt joints to be centered under resilient channels. Face layer installed perpendicular to resilient channels and attached to resilient channels through upper layer with 1-5/8 in. long Type S bugle head screws spaced max 12 in. OC in the field and 1 in. from side edges of boards. All long edge joints in face layer boards to be offset from long edge joints in upper layer a min of 16 in. Butt joints of face layer to occur between resilient channels with each end of butted boards attached to upper board with 1-1/2 in. long Type G bugle head steel screws spaced 8 in. OC along the joint and 3/4 in. from butt joints.

    When Steel Framing Members (Item 6A) are used, Two layers nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board, installed as described in Item 7. Adjacent butt joints staggered minimum 48 in. OC.

    When Steel Framing Members (Item 6B) are used, Two layers nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board, installed as described in Item 7. Butt joints staggered minimum 24 in. OC.

    AMERICAN GYPSUM COType AG-C


    CERTAINTEED GYPSUM INCTypes FRPC, Type C


    CGC INCType C


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


    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L CTypes 5, DAPC, TG-C


    NATIONAL GYPSUM COTypes FSK-C, FSW-C, FSW-G


    PABCO BUILDING PRODUCTS L L C, DBA PABCO GYPSUMTypes C, PG-C


    PANEL REY S A Type PRC


    UNITED STATES GYPSUM COType C


    USG BORAL DRYWALL SFZ LLCType C


    USG MEXICO S A DE C VType C


    7A. Gypsum Board* (As an alternative to 7) — Two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum board installed with long dimension perpendicular to resilient channels. Upper layer attached to resilient channels using 1 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC and located 5/8 in from butt joints and 2 in. from long edges. Butt joints to be centered under resilient channels. Face layer installed perpendicular to resilient channels and attached to resilient channels through upper layer with 1-5/8 in. long Type S bugle head screws spaced max 8 in. OC in the field and 1 in. from side edges of boards. All long edge joints in face layer boards to be offset from long edge joints in upper layer a min of 16 in. Butt joints of face layer to occur between resilient channels with each end of butted boards attached to upper board with 1-1/2 in. long Type G bugle head steel screws spaced 8 in. OC along the joint and 3/4 in. from butt joints.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM COULIX


    8. Finishing System — (Not Shown) — Vinyl, dry or premixed joint compound, applied in one coat to joints and screw-heads. Nom 2 in. wide paper tape embedded in compound over all joints. As an alternate, nom 3/32 in. thick veneer plaster may be applied to the entire surface of gypsum board.

    * 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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