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

See General Information for Fire-resistance Ratings - ANSI/UL 263 Certified for United States
Design Criteria and Allowable Variances

See General Information for Fire Resistance Ratings - CAN/ULC-S101 Certified for Canada
Design Criteria and Allowable Variances

Design No. L587

October 16, 2018

Unrestrained Assembly Rating — 1 Hr

Finish Rating — 22 Min

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 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered 4 ft. Plywood panels secured to trusses with construction adhesive and No. 6d ring 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.

    Vapor Barrier - (Optional) — Nom 0.030 in. thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.

    Finish Floor — Min 1 by 4 in. T & G lumber installed perpendicular to trusses, or min 15/32 in. thick wood structural panels, min grade "Underlayment" or "Single-Floor". Secured to trusses with No. 8 ring shank nails. Nails installed at panel edge, 6 in. from panel edge and 12 in. OC over the rest of the panel width Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    System No. 2

    Subflooring —Nom 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered. Plywood or 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.

    Vapor Barrier —(Optional) - Nom 0.030 in. thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.

    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 INC — Type 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 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. (3 mm) thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a min of 3/4 in. (19 mm)

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


    Metal Lath (Optional) — For use with 3/8 in. or 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 — Firm-Fill Gypsum Concrete, Firm-Fill 2010, Firm-Fill 3310, Firm-Fill 4010, Firm-Fill High Strength, Gyp-Span Radiant


    System No. 3

    Subflooring — Nom 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered. Plywood or 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.

    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) — Nom 0.030 in. thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.

    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 CO — Type 440-32 Mineral and Fiber Board


    System No. 4

    Subflooring — Nom 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered. Plywood or 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.

    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) - Nom 0.030 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 nom 1/16 in. 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. 5

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered 4 ft. Plywood panels secured to trusses with construction adhesive and No. 6d ring 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.
    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 — 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. 6

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels, min. grade "C-D" or "Sheathing." Face grain of plywood or strength axis to be installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered 4 ft. Plywood panels may be secured to trusses with construction adhesive and No. 6d ring 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.
    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) — Nom 0.030 in. thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.
    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.

    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. 7

    Structural Cement-Fiber Units* — Nom 3/4 in. thick, with long edges tongue and grooved. Long dimension of panels to be perpendicular to wood trusses with end joints staggered a min of 2 ft and centered over the trusses. Panels secured to wood trusses with 1-5/8 in. long, No. 8, self- countersinking wood screw spaced a max of 12 in. OC in the field with a screw located 1 in. and 2 in. from each edge, and 8 in. OC on the perimeter with a screw located 2 in. from each edge, located 1/2 in. from the end edges of the panel.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Types STRUCTO-CRETE, USGSP


    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


    System No. 8

    Subflooring — Nom 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered. Plywood or 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.

    Subflooring (Alternate) - Structural Cement-Fiber Units* — Nominal 19 mm (3/4 in.) thick tongue and groove structural cement-fiber units. Long dimension of panels to be perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered. Panels fastened to the trusses with #10 self-drilling, self-tapping cement board screws 1-3/4 in. long. Screws shall be spaced 6 in. OC along the perimeter of each sheet and 12 in. OC in the field of each sheet. Screws shall be spaced 1/2 in. from end joints and 1 in. from side joints.

    ECTEK INTERNATIONAL INC — Armoroc Panel


    Subflooring (Alternate) — Building Units* — Nom 3/4 in. thick, tongue and grooved boards. Long dimension of boards to be perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered a min of 4 ft. and centered over the trusses. Boards secured to trusses with 1-1/4 in. long self-drilling, self- tapping screws spaced a max of 12 in. OC in the field with screws located 1 in. from long edge, and max 8 in. OC along the end joints with screws located 1/2 in. from end joint.

    ECTEK INTERNATIONAL INC — Type MegaBoard


    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) — Nom 0.030 in. thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.

    Finish Floor — Min 1 by 4 in. T & G lumber installed perpendicular to trusses, or min 15/32 in. thick wood structural panels, min grade "Underlayment" or "Single-Floor". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

    System No. 9

    Subflooring — Min 1 by 6 in. T & G lumber fastened diagonally to trusses, 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 trusses with joints staggered.

    Finish Flooring — 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. 10

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 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.

    Subflooring (Alternate) — Structural Cement-Fiber Units* — Nominal 19 mm (3/4 in.) thick tongue and groove structural cement-fiber units. Long dimension of panels to be perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered. Panels fastened to the trusses with #10 self-drilling, self-tapping cement board screws 1-3/4 in. long. Screws shall be spaced 6 in. OC along the perimeter of each sheet and 12 in. OC in the field of each sheet. Screws shall be spaced 1/2 in. from end joints and 1 in. from side joints.

    ECTEK INTERNATIONAL INC — Armoroc Panel


    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. 11

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 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 trusses with joints staggered. Plywood or nonveneer APA rated 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.

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

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

    ACG MATERIALS — AccuCrete types NexGen, Green, Prime, B, M, and PrePour, AccuRadiant, AccuLevel types G40, G50 and SD30


    Floor Mat Materials* — (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. 12

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 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 trusses with joints staggered.

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

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

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


    RAPID FLOOR SYSTEMS — Types 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 I, Acousti-Mat II, Acousti-Mat II HP, Enkasonic 9110, Enkasonic 9110 HP, Acousti-Mat 3, Acousti-Mat 3 HP, Acousti-Mat LP, Acousti-Mat LP-R, Acousti-Mat SD.


    Floor Mat Reinforcement — (Optional) - Refer to manufacturer's instructions regarding minimum thickness of floor topping over each floor mat material, primers, and use of crack suppression reinforcement.

    MAXXON CORP — Crack Suppression Mat (CSM) or Maxxon Reinforcement (MR)


    Metal Lath — (Optional - For use with or as an alternate to Crack Suppression Mat (CSM) or Maxxon Reinforcement (MR)) — 3/8 in. expanded galvanized steel diamond mesh, 3.4 lbs/sq yd loose laid over the floor mat material. Floor topping thickness shall be min 1-1/2 in.

    System No. 13

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 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 trusses with joints staggered. Plywood or nonveneer APA rated 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.

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

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thickness of floor topping 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 Materials* — (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. 14

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 in. thick T & G wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered 4 ft. Plywood or nonveneer APA rated panels secured to trusses with construction adhesive and No. 6d ringed shank nails spaced 12 in. OC along each truss. TetraGRIP™ nails measuring 2-3/8 in. long, 0.113 in. diameter, 0.272 in. round head, and helically threaded shank with barbed features on the helix meeting ASTM F1667 and having equal or greater withdrawal and lateral resistance strength may be substituted for the 6d nails. Staples having equal or greater withdrawal and lateral resistance strength may be substituted for the 6d nails.

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 3/4 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a min compressive strength of 1000 psi. Mixture shall consist of 5 to 8 gal of water to 80 lbs of floor topping mixture to 2.1 cu ft of sand.

    ULTRA QUIET FLOORS — Types UQF-A, UQF-Super Blend, UQF-Plus 200


    System No. 15

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 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 3/32 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 3/4 in.

    PLITEQ INC — Type GenieMat RST02


    Floor Mat Materials* — (Optional) — Nom 3/16 in. thick loose laid over the subfloor. Floor topping thickness shall be a minimum of 3/4 in.

    PLITEQ INC — Type GenieMat FF03NP


    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.

    PLITEQ INC — Type GenieMat FF06


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

    PLITEQ INC — Type GenieMat FF10


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

    PLITEQ INC — Type GenieMat FF17


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

    PLITEQ INC — Type GenieMat FF25


    System No. 16

    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. TetraGRIP™ nails measuring 2-3/8 in. long, 0.113 in. diameter, 0.272 in. round head, and helically threaded shank with barbed features on the helix meeting ASTM F1667 and having equal or greater withdrawal and lateral resistance strength may be substituted for the 6d nails. Staples having equal or greater withdrawal and lateral resistance strength may be substituted for the 6d nails.

    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 lightweight insulating concrete with Perlite Aggregate* or Vermiculite Aggregate*, or gypsum concrete.

    See Perlite Aggregate (CFFX) and Vermiculite Aggregate (CJZZ) categories for names of manufacturers.

    System No. 17

    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. TetraGRIP™ nails measuring 2-3/8 in. long, 0.113 in. diameter, 0.272 in. round head, and helically threaded shank with barbed features on the helix meeting ASTM F1667 and having equal or greater withdrawal and lateral resistance strength may be substituted for the 6d nails. 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 I, Acousti-Mat II, Acousti-Mat II HP, Acousti-Mat 3, Acousti-Mat 3 HP, Enkasonic 9110, Enkasonic 9110 HP, Acousti-Mat LP, Acousti-Mat LP-R


    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. 18

    Deleted.

    System No. 19

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 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 trusses with joints staggered.

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

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 1-1/2 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a min compressive strength of 1000 psi and a cast density of 100 plus or minus 5 pcf. Foam concentrate mixed 40:1 by volume with water and expanded at 100 psi through nozzle. Mixture shall consist of 1.4 cu feet of preformed foam concentrate to 94 lbs Type I Portland cement, 300 lbs of sand with 5-1/2 gal of water.

    ELASTIZELL CORP OF AMERICA — Type FF


    System No. 20

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 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 trusses with joints staggered.

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

    Finish Flooring — Floor Topping Mixture* — Min 1-1/2 in. thickness of floor topping mixture having a min compressive strength of 1000 psi and a cast density of 100 plus or minus 5 pcf. Foam concentrate mixed 40:1 by volume with water and expanded at 100 psi through nozzle. Mixture shall consist of 1.2 cu feet of preformed foam concentrate to 94 lbs Type I Portland cement, 300 lbs of sand with 5-1/2 gal of water.

    AERIX INDUSTRIES — Floor Topping Mixture


    System No. 21

    Subflooring — Min 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels installed perpendicular to trusses with end joints staggered 4 ft. Plywood panels secured to trusses with construction adhesive and No. 6d ring 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.

    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 lightweight insulating concrete with Perlite Aggregate* or Vermiculite Aggregate*, or gypsum concrete.

    See Perlite Aggregate (CFFX) and Vermiculite Aggregate (CJZZ) categories for names of manufacturers.

    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. 22

    Structural Cement-Fiber Units* — For use with UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO gypsum boards only. Nom 3/4 in. thick, with long edges tongue and grooved. Long dimension of panels to be perpendicular to wood trusses with end joints staggered a min of 2 ft and centered over the trusses. Panels secured to wood trusses with 1-5/8 in. long, No. 8, self- countersinking wood screw spaced a max of 12 in. OC in the field with a screw located 1 in. and 2 in. from each edge, and 8 in. OC on the perimeter with a screw located 2 in. from each edge, located 1/2 in. from the end edges of the panel.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Types STRUCTO-CRETE, USGSP


    2. Trusses — Parallel chord trusses, spaced a max of 24 in. OC, fabricated from nom 2 by 4 lumber, with lumber oriented horizontally or vertically. Min truss depth is 12 in. when no Ceiling Damper is used and 18 in. when a Ceiling Damper* is used. Truss members secured together with min nominal 0.040 in. thick galvanized steel plates. Plates have min. 3/8 in. long teeth projecting perpendicular to the plane of the plate.
    3. Air Duct* (Optional) — Any UL Class 0 or Class 1 flexible air duct installed in accordance with the instructions provided by the duct manufacturer. The air duct may be connected with a steel duct elbow.
    4. Ceiling Damper* — For use with min 18 in. deep trusses. Max 12 in. diameter damper and insulated register box assembly. The maximum size of the register box assembly is nom. 20 in. long by 20 in. wide and 4 in. high fabricated from galv steel. The aggregate area of the register opening(s) through the ceiling membrane shall not exceed 128 sq in. per 100 sq ft of ceiling area. Damper assembly installed in accordance with the manufacturers installation instructions.

    AIRE TECHNOLOGIES INC — Model 57IB.


    4A. Alternate Ceiling Damper* — For use with min 18 in. deep trusses. Max 20 in. long by 16 in. wide by 4 in. high rectangular damper with plenum box assembly. The maximum outer dimensions of the plenum box assembly is 23-1/2 in. long by 19-1/2 in. wide and 17 in. high fabricated from 6pcf, 1-1/2 to 2 in. thick Knauf Air Duct Board M*. The aggregate area of the register opening(s) through the ceiling membrane shall not exceed 160 sq in. per 100 sq ft ceiling area. Damper assembly installed in accordance with the manufacturers installation instructions.

    AIRE TECHNOLOGIES INC — Series 58.


    4B. Alternate Ceiling Damper* — For use with min 18 in. deep trusses. Max 14 in. long by 14 in. wide and 18 in. high ceiling damper with boot or box assembly, fabricated from galv steel. The aggregate area of the register opening(s) through the ceiling membrane shall not exceed 98 sq in. per 100 sq ft of ceiling area. Damper assembly installed in accordance with the manufacturers installation instructions.

    AIRE TECHNOLOGIES INC — Model 50 w/Boot, 50EA w/Boot, 51 w/Boot, 50 w/Box, 50EA w/Box or 51 w/Box.


    4C. Alternate Ceiling Damper* — For use with min 18 in. deep trusses. Max 12 in. long by 12 in.wide by rectangular damper with plenum box/boot. The maximum size of damper/boot assembly is 12-3/8 in. long by 12-3/8 in. wide and 13 in. high fabricated from galv steel. The aggregate area of the register opening(s) through the ceiling membrane shall not exceed 72 sq in. per 100 sq ft ceiling area. Damper assembly installed in accordance with the manufacturers installation instructions.

    APPLIED APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC — Model Series SBCRD.


    5. Batts and Blankets* — (Optional) - Glass fiber or mineral wool insulation bearing the UL Classification Marking as to Surface Burning Characteristics and/or Fire Resistance. When the resilient channels (Item 6) or furring channels (Item 6A) are spaced 24 in. OC, no insulation shall be installed in the concealed space. When the resilient channels (Item 6) or furring channels (Item 6A) are spaced 16 in. OC, the insulation shall be a max of 3-1/2 in. thick, and shall be secured against the subflooring with staples at 12 in. OC or held suspended in the concealed space with 0.090 in. diam galv steel wires attached to the wood trusses at 12 in. OC. When the resilient channels (Item 6) or furring channels (Item 6A) are spaced a max of 12 in. OC or when the Steel Framing Members (Item 6B) are used, there is no limit in the overall thickness of insulation, and the insulation can be secured against the subflooring, held suspended in the concealed space or draped over the resilient or furring channels (or Steel Framing Members) and gypsum panel membrane. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6C) are used, max 3-1/2 in. thick insulation shall be draped over the furring channels (Item 6Ca) and gypsum board ceiling membrane, and friction-fitted between trusses and Steel Framing Members (Item 6Cd). The finished rating has only been determined when the insulation is secured to the subflooring.
    5A. Fiber, Sprayed* — (Dry Dense Packed 100% Borate Formulation) — (Optional) - As an alternate to Item 5, When used, the resilient channel and gypsum board attachment is modified as specified in Items 6 and 7 and wire mesh (Item 10) shall be attached to the furring channels to facilitate installation of the material. The finished rating when Fiber, Sprayed is used has not been determined. The fiber is applied without water or adhesive at a nominal dry density of 3.5 lb/ft3, in accordance with the application instructions supplied with the product. When Item 5A (Fiber, Sprayed) is used, two layers of gypsum board required as described in Item 7. Not evaluated for use with Item 6B, 6C, 6D or 7A.

    U S GREENFIBER L L C — INS735, INS745, INS765LD & INS770LD to be used with dry application only.


    5B. Fiber, Sprayed* — (Loose Fill 100% Borate Formulation) — (Optional) - As an alternate to Items 5 and 5A. The finished rating when Fiber, Sprayed is used has not been determined. The fiber is applied without water or adhesive at a minimum dry density of 0.5 lb/ft3 and at a max thickness of 3-1/2 in., in accordance with the application instructions supplied with the product. Wire mesh (Item 10) shall be attached to the furring channels to facilitate installation of the material. When Item 5B (Fiber, Sprayed) is used, two layers of gypsum board required as described in Item 7. Not evaluated for use with Item 6B, 6C, 6D or 7A.

    U S GREENFIBER L L C — INS735, INS745, INS765LD & INS770LD to be used with dry application only.


    6. Resilient Channels — Formed from min 25 MSG galv steel installed perpendicular to trusses. When there is no insulation installed in the concealed space the resilient channels are spaced 24 in. OC. When insulation, Item 5 is secured to the underside of the subfloor the resilient channels are spaced 16 in. OC. When insulation, Items 5, 5A or 5B is applied over the resilient channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the resilient channels are spaced 12 in. OC. Channels secured to each truss with 1-1/4 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws. Channels overlapped 4 in. at splices. Two channels, spaced 6 in. OC, oriented opposite each gypsum panel end joint as shown in the above illustration. Additional channels shall extend min 6 in. beyond each side edge of panel.
    6A. Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) - As an alternate to Item 6.
      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 16 in. OC perpendicular to wood structural members. When insulation, Items 5, 5A or 5B is applied over the furring channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the furring channel spacing shall be reduced to 12 in. OC. Channels secured to trusses as described in Item b. Ends of adjoining channels overlapped 6 in. and tied together with double strand of No. 18 AWG galv steel wire near each end of overlap.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to trusses (Item 2). Clips spaced 48 in. OC. RSIC-1 and RSIC-1 (2.75) clips secured to alternating trusses 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. As an alternate, ends of adjoining channels may be overlapped 6 in. and secured together with two self-tapping No. 6 framing screws, min 7/16 in. long at the midpoint of the overlap, with one screw on each flange of the channel. Additional clips required to hold furring channel that supports the gypsum board butt joints, as described in Item 7. When Fiber, Sprayed (Item 5B) is used, two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board shall be installed as described in Item 7.

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


    6B. Alternate Steel Framing Members — (Not Shown) - As an alternate to Item 6, main runners, cross tees, cross channels and wall angle as listed below.
      a. Main Runners — Nom 10 or 12 ft long, 15/16 in. or 1-1/2 in. wide face, spaced 4 ft. OC. Main runners suspended by min 12 SWG galv steel hanger wires spaced 48 in. OC. Hanger wires to be located adjacent to main runner/cross tee intersections. Hanger wires wrapped and twist-tied on 16d nails driven in to side of trusses at least 5 in. above the bottom face.
      b. Cross Tees or Channels — Nom 4 ft long cross tees, with 15/16 in. or 1-1/2 in. wide face, or nom 4 ft long cross channels, with 1-1/2 in. wide face, either spaced 16 in. OC, installed perpendicular to the main runners. Additional cross tees or channels used 8 in. from each side of butted gypsum board end joints. The cross tees or channels may be riveted or screw-attached to the wall angle or channel to facilitate the ceiling installation.
      c. Wall Angle or Channel — Painted or galv steel angle with 1 in. legs or channel with 1 in. legs, 1-9/16 in. deep attached to walls at perimeter of ceiling with fasteners 16 in. OC. To support steel framing member ends and for screw-attachment of the gypsum panel.

      CGC INC — Type DGL or RX.


      USG INTERIORS LLC — Type DGL or RX.


    6C. Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) - As an alternate to Item 6 (Not applicable to Item 7A).
      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 trusses and Cold Rolled Channels (Item 6Cb). 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. Batts and Blankets draped over furring channels as described in Item 5. Two layers of gypsum board attached to furring channels as described in Item 7.
      b. Cold Rolled Channels — 1-1/2 in. by 1/2 in., formed from No. 16 ga. galv steel, positioned vertically and parallel to trusses, friction-fitted into the channel caddy on the Steel Framing Members (Item 6Cd). 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 truss 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 truss (Item 2) at the top and bottom of the blocking at each Steel Framing Member (Item 6Cd) location.
      d. Steel Framing Members* — Hangers spaced 48 in. OC. max along truss, and secured to the Blocking (Item 6Cc) on alternating trusses 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 trusses before gypsum board installation. Spring gauge of hanger chosen per manufacturer's instructions.

      KINETICS NOISE CONTROL INC — Type ICW.


    6D. Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) - As an alternate to Item 6 (Not applicable to Item 7A).
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, 2-3/8 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced 16 in. OC perpendicular to wood structural members. When insulation, Items 5 or 5A is applied over the furring channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the furring channel spacing shall be reduced to 12 in. OC. Channels secured to trusses as described in Item b. Ends of adjoining channels overlapped 6 in. and tied together with double strand of No. 18 AWG galv steel wire near each end of overlap.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to trusses (Item 2). Clips spaced 48 in. OC, and secured to the bottom chord of alternating trusses with two No. 8 x 2-1/2 in. coarse drywall screws, one through the hole at each end of the clip. When insulation, Items 5 or 5A is applied over the furring channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the clip spacing shall be reduced to 24 in. OC and secured to consecutive trusses. Furring channels are friction fitted into clips. Adjoining channels are overlapped as described in Item a. As an alternate, ends of adjoining channels may be overlapped 6 in. and secured together with two self-tapping No. 6 framing screws, min 7/16 in. long at the midpoint of the overlap, with one screw on each flange of the channel. Additional clips required to hold furring channel that supports the gypsum board butt joints, as described in Item 7. Two layers of gypsum board required as described in Item 7. Not evaluated for use with Item 5B.

      KINETICS NOISE CONTROL INC — Type Isomax.


    6E. Steel Framing Members* — (Not Shown) - As an alternate to Item 6.
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, 2-3/8 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced 16 in. OC perpendicular to wood structural members. When insulation, Items 5 or 5A is applied over the furring channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the furring channel spacing shall be reduced to 12 in. OC. Channels secured to trusses as described in Item b. Ends of adjoining channels overlapped 6 in. and tied together with double strand of No. 18 AWG galvanized steel wire near each end of overlap.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to trusses (Item 2). Clips spaced 48 in. OC, and secured to the bottom chord of alternating trusses with one No. 8 x 2-1/2 in. coarse drywall screw through center grommet. When insulation, Items 5 or 5A is applied over the furring channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the clip spacing shall be reduced to 24 in. OC and secured to consecutive trusses. Furring channels are friction fitted into clips. Adjoining channels are overlapped as described in Item a. As an alternate, ends of adjoining channels may be overlapped 6 in. and secured together with two self-tapping No. 6 framing screws, min 7/16 in. long at the midpoint of the overlap, with one screw on each flange of the channel. Additional clips required to hold furring channel that supports the gypsum board butt joints, as described in Item 7. Not evaluated for use with Item 5B.

      PLITEQ INC — Type Genie Clip


    6F. 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. When insulation, Items 5 or 5A is applied over the furring channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the furring channel spacing shall be reduced to 12 in. OC. Channels secured to joists as described in Item b.
      b. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item a) to the trusses (Item 2). Clips spaced at 48" 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 Items 7 and 7A.

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


    6G. Furring Channels — (Not Shown) - As an alternate to Item 6 - Furring channels, 7/8 in. deep by 2-9/16 in. or 2-11/16 in. or 2-23/32 in. wide at the base and 1-7/16 in. wide at the face, formed from No. 25 ga galv steel, spaced 24 in. OC perpendicular to trusses. When insulation, Item 5 is secured to the underside of the subfloor the channels are spaced 16 in. OC. When insulation, Items 5, 5A or 5B is applied over the channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane, the channels are spaced 12 in. OC. Channels secured to trusses with double strand of No. 18 SWG galv steel wire spaced 48 in. OC. 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. Two furring channels used at end joints of gypsum board (Item 4), each extending a min of 6 in. beyond both side edges of the board.
    7. Gypsum Board* — Nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum panels. When resilient channels (Item 6) are used, gypsum panels installed with long dimension perpendicular to resilient channels. Gypsum panels secured with 1 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC and located a min of 1/2 in. from side joints and 3 in. from the end joints. When insulation (Items 5 or 5A) is applied over the resilient channel/gypsum panel ceiling membrane screw spacing shall be reduced to 8 in. OC. End joints secured to both resilient channels as shown in end joint detail. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6A) are used, gypsum panels installed with long dimensions perpendicular to furring channels. Panels attached to the furring channels using 1 in. long Type S bugle-head steel screws spaced 8 in. OC along butted end joints and in the field of the panel. Butted end joints shall be staggered min. 2 ft within the assembly, and occur midway between the continuous furring channels. Each end of each gypsum panel shall be supported by a single length of furring channel equal to the width of the gypsum panel plus 6 in. on each end. The two support furring channels shall be spaced approximately 3-1/2 in. OC, and be attached to underside of the truss with one clip at each end of the channel. When Steel Framing Members* (Item 6B) are used, gypsum panels installed with long dimension perpendicular to cross tees with side joints centered along main runners and end joints centered along cross tees. Panels fastened to cross tees with 1 in. long . Type S bugle-head screws spaced in the field and 8 in. OC along end joints. Panels fastened to main runners with 1 in. long . Type S bugle-head screws spaced midway between cross tees. Screws along sides and ends of panels spaced 3/8 to 1/2 in. from panel edge. End joints of panels shall be staggered with spacing between joints on adjacent panels not less than 4 2 ft OC. When Fiber, Sprayed (Items 5A or 5B) is used, two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board are installed with long dimensions perpendicular to furring channels. Base layer gypsum board secured with 1 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC and located a min of 1/2 in. from side joints and 3 in. from the end joints. End joints secured to both resilient channels as shown in end joint detail. Outer layer gypsum board secured with 1-5/8 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC and located a min of 1/2 in. from side joints and 3 in. from the end joints. Outer layer shall be finished as described in Item 8. When both Steel Framing Members (Item 6A) and Fiber, Sprayed (Items 5A or 5B) are used, furring channels spaced 12 in. OC and two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board are installed with long dimension perpendicular to furring channels. Base layer secured to furring channels with nom 1 in. long Type S bugle head screws spaced 8 in. OC along butted end joints and in the field of the board. Butted end joints shall be staggered min. 2 ft within the assembly, and occur midway between the continuous furring channels. 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 support furring channels shall be spaced approximately 3-1/2 in. OC, and be attached to the underside of the truss with one clip at each end of the channel. Outer layer secured to furring channels using 1-5/8 in. long Type S screws spaced 8 in. OC and 1-1/2 in. from the end joint. Butted end joints to be offset a min. of 8 in. from base layer end joints. Butted side joints of outer layer to be offset min. 18 in. from butted side joints of base layer. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6C) 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 6Ca). 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. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6D) are used, two layers of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide gypsum board are installed with long dimensions perpendicular to furring channels. Base layer attached to the furring channels using 1 in. long Type S bugle-head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC in the field of the board. Butted end joints shall be staggered min 2 ft. within the assembly, and occur midway between the continuous furring channels. 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 4 in. OC, and be attached to underside of the truss with one Isomax clip at each end of the channel. Screw spacing along the gypsum board butt joint shall be 8 in. OC. Outer layer attached to the furring channels using 1-5/8 in. long Type S bugle-head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC in the field. The end of the outer layer boards at the butt joint shall be attached to the base layer boards with 1-5/8 in. long Type G screws spaced 8 in. OC and 1-1/2 in. from the end joint. Butted end joints to be offset a min of 8 in. from base layer end joints. Butted side joints of outer layer to be offset min 18 in. from butted side joints of base layer. Outer layer shall be finished as described in Item 8. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6E) are used, one layer of nom 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide are installed with long dimensions perpendicular to furring channels. Gypsum board secured to furring channels using 1 in. long No. 6 Type S bugle-head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC in the field of the board. Butted end joints shall be staggered minimum 2 ft. within the assembly. Additional furring channels constructed as per Item 6E shall be used to support each end of each gypsum board. These additional furring channels shall be attached to underside of the truss with Genie clips as described in Item 6E. Screw spacing along the gypsum board butt joint shall be 8 in. OC. Outer layer attached to the furring channels using 1-5/8 in. long No. 6 Type S bugle-head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC in the field. The outer layer boards at the butt joint shall be attached to the base layer boards with No. 10, 1-1/2 in. long drywall screws spaced 8 in. OC and 1-1/2 in. from the end joint. Butted end joints to be offset a min of 24 in. from base layer end joints. Butted side joints of outer layer to be offset min 16 in. from butted side joints of base layer. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6F) 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.

    CGC INC — Types C, IP-X2, IPC-AR


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


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


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


    7A. Gypsum Board* — As an option to Item 7 — (Not applicable with Items 5A or 5B) — Two layers of 1/2 in. or 5/8 in. thick by 4 ft wide gypsum panels, installed perpendicular to resilient channels (Item 6). The base layer of panels screw-attached to the resilient channels with 1 in. long Type S screws spaced 8 in. OC at the butt joints and 16 in. OC in the field of the panel. The face layer screw-attached to the resilient channels with 1-5/8 in. Type S screws spaced 8 in. OC. 1-1/2 in. Type G screws spaced 8 in. OC at the butt joints located mid-span between resilient channels. When optional Steel Framing Members (Items 6A(b), 6E(b)) are used, sheets installed with long dimensions parallel with joists. Base layer attached to the furring channels using 1 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC in the field of the board. Butted end joints shall be staggered min 2 ft within the assembly, and occur midway between the continuous furring channels. At the butted end 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 underside of the joist with one clip at each end of the channel. Screw spacing along the end joint shall be 8 in. OC. 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 joints and 12 in. OC in the field. Butted end joints to be offset a min of 8 in. from base layer end joints. Butted side joints of outer layer to be offset min 18 in. from butted side joints of base layer. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6B) are used, gypsum board installed with long dimension perpendicular to cross tees. The base layer of panels fastened to cross tees with 1 in. long Type S screws spaced 8 in. OC at the butt joints and 16 in. OC in the field of the panel. The face layer screw-attached to the cross tees with 1-5/8 in. Type S screws spaced 8 in. OC and 1-1/2 in. Type G screws spaced 8 in. OC at the butt joints located mid-span between cross tees. Screws along sides and ends of panels spaced 3/8 to 1/2 in. from panel edge. End joints of panels shall be staggered with spacing between joints on adjacent panels not less than 4 ft OC. When Steel Framing Members (Item 6Fb) are used, base layer 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 (item 6Fb) at each end of the channel. Face layer secured as described above.

    ACADIA DRYWALL SUPPLIES LTD — Type C


    AMERICAN GYPSUM CO — Type AG-C


    CERTAINTEED GYPSUM INC — Type C


    CGC INC — Types 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 FSK-C, FSW-C


    PABCO BUILDING PRODUCTS L L C, DBA PABCO GYPSUM — Type 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


    7B. Gypsum Board* — (As an alternative to Item 7) Nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum board installed, as described in Item 7, with max screw spacing 8 in. OC. When insulation is used resilient/furring channels spaced max. 16 in. OC.

    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Type 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 — (Not Shown) — Steel grille, installed in accordance with the installation instructions provided with the ceiling damper.
    10. Wire Mesh — (Not Shown) — For use with Items 5A and 5B — 1 in. 20 gauge galvanized poultry netting installed between the furring channels and gypsum board. The poultry netting is attached with washers and 1/2 in. wafer head screws, spaced 24 in. OC., to the furring channels. The Fiber, Sprayed (Item 5A or 5B) is installed through cut-openings in the poultry netting, in-between trusses. The cut-openings in the poultry netting shall be staggered at a maximum of 6 ft.

    * 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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