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Design Criteria and Allowable Variances

Design No. L597

May 29, 2019

Unrestrained Assembly Rating — 1 Hr

Unrestrained Beam Rating — 1 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 23/32 in. thick wood structural panels, min grade "Underlayment" or "Single-Floor". Face grain of plywood or strength axis of panel to be perpendicular to trusses with joints staggered 4 ft. Plywood or panel mechanically fastened to trusses 12 in. OC in conjunction with construction adhesive.

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

    Finish Flooring — 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 trusses with joints staggered.

    System No. 2

    Subflooring — 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 INCType MegaBoard


    Vapor Barrier — (Optional) — Nom 0.030 in thick commercial asphalt saturated felt.
    Finish Flooring — 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 trusses with joints staggered.
    2. Structural Steel Members* — Pre-fabricated light gauge steel truss system consisting of cold-formed, galvanized steel chord and web sections. Trusses fabricated in various sizes, depths, and from various steel thickness. Trusses spaced max 48 in. OC.

    AEGIS METAL FRAMING, DIV OF MITEKUltra-Span, Pre-fabricated Light Gauge Steel Truss System


    TRUSSTEEL, DIV OF ITW BUILDING COMPONENTS INCTrusSteel


    3. Bridging — (Not Shown) — Location of lateral bracing for truss chord and web sections to be specified on truss engineering.
    4. Batts and Blankets* — (Optional) — Any thickness of mineral wool or glass fiber insulation fitted in the concealed space, draped over the resilient channels and gypsum board ceiling membrane. Any mineral wool or glass fiber insulation bearing the UL Classification Marking for Surface Burning Characteristics having a flame spread index of 25 or less and a smoke developed index of 50 or less may be used.

      See Batts and Blankets (BKNV) category in the Building Materials Directory for names of manufacturers.

    4A. Loose Fill Material* — (Optional) — As an alternate to Item 4, any thickness of loose fill material installed on top of gypsum board ceiling membrane. Any loose fill material bearing the UL Classification Marking for Surface Burning Characteristics having a flame spread index of 25 or less and a smoke developed index of 50 or less may be used.

      See Loose Fill Materials (BPHX) category in the Building Materials Directory for names of manufacturers.

    5. Resilient Channels — Resilient channels formed of 25 MSG galv steel, installed perpendicular to the trusses spaced max 16 in. OC. When batt insulation (Item 4) is fitted in the concealed space and draped over the resilient channel/gypsum board ceiling membrane, or when loose fill insulation (Item 4A) is used, resilient channel spacing shall be max 12 in. OC. Channels secured to each truss with 1/2 in. long Type S12 steel screws. Channel splices located beneath trusses and overlapped 4 in. Two channels, spaced 6 in. OC, oriented opposite each gypsum board end joint as shown in end joint detail. Additional channels shall extend min 6 in. beyond each side edge of board. As an alternate to the resilient channels, furring channels (Item 5A) or Steel Framing Members* (Item 5B) may be used.
    5A. Furring Channels — (Not Shown) — As an alternate to Item 5, resilient channels, double legged formed of 25 MSG galv steel, 2-7/8 in. wide by 1/2 in. deep, installed perpendicular to the trusses spaced max 16 in. OC. When batt insulation (Item 4) is fitted in the concealed space and draped over the resilient channel/gypsum board ceiling membrane, or when loose fill insulation (Item 4A) is used, resilient channel spacing shall be max 12 in. OC. Channels secured to each truss with 1/2 in. long Type S12 steel screws or with No. 18 SWG galv steel wire double strand saddle ties. Channel splices located beneath trusses and overlapped 4 in. Channels tied together at splices with double strand of No. 18 SWG galv steel wire at each end of overlap. Two channels, spaced 6 in. OC, oriented opposite each gypsum board end joint as shown in end joint detail. Additional channels shall extend min 6 in. beyond each side edge of board.
    5B. Steel Framing Members* — (Optional, Not Shown) — As an alternate to Item 5.
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, nominal 2-1/2 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced as indicated in Item 5, perpendicular to trusses. 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. Two furring channels used at end joints of gypsum board (Item 6), 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 trusses, friction-fitted into the channel caddy on the Steel Framing Members (Item 5Bd) 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. Blocking — Where truss design does not permit direct, full contact of the hanger bracket, a piece of nominal 3-5/8 in. x 20 ga. steel stud (blocking), min. 12 in. long to permit full contact of the hanger bracket, to be secured vertically to the side of the trusses at the top and bottom of the blocking at each Steel Framing Member (Item 5Bd) location with minimum 2-1/2 in. screws.
      d. Steel Framing Members* — Spaced 48 in. OC. max along truss, and secured to the truss on alternating trusses with two, No. 10-16 TEK screws through mounting holes on the hanger bracket.

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


    5C. Steel Framing Members* — (Optional, Not Shown) — As an alternate to Item 5.
      a. Furring Channels — Formed of No. 25 MSG galv steel, nominal 2-1/2 in. wide by 7/8 in. deep, spaced as indicated in Item 5, perpendicular to trusses and friction fit into Steel Framing Members (Item 5Cc). 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. Two furring channels used at end joints of gypsum board (Item 6). 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. Blocking — Where truss design does not permit direct, full contact of the hanger bracket, a piece of nominal 3-5/8 in. x 20 ga. steel stud (blocking), min. 12 in. long to permit full contact of the hanger bracket, to be secured vertically to the side of the trusses at the top and bottom of the blocking at each Steel Framing Member (Item 5Cc) location with minimum 2-1/2 in. screws.
      c. Steel Framing Members* — Used to attach furring channels (Item 5Ca) to trusses. Clips spaced 48 in. OC and secured along truss 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


    6. Gypsum Board* — For use with resilient channels (Item 5) or furring channels (Item 5A) - Nom 5/8 in. thick, 48 in. wide gypsum board installed with long dimension perpendicular to resilient channels. Gypsum board secured with 1 in. long Type S bugle head steel screws spaced 12 in. OC along butted end joints and in the field. End joints secured to both pieces of resilient channel as shown in end joint detail. When batt insulation (Item 4) is fitted in the concealed space and draped over the resilient channel/gypsum board ceiling membrane, or when loose fill insulation (Item 4A) is used, screw spacing shall be 8 in. OC along butted end joints and in the field.

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

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

    AMERICAN GYPSUM COType AG-C


    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L CType TG-C


    7. 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.
    8. Steel Beam — (Optional, Not Shown) — W8x35 min size, used to support structural steel members (Item 2) at ends.

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

Last Updated on 2019-05-29
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