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Design Criteria and Allowable Variances

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Design Criteria and Allowable Variances

Design No. U337

December 27, 2018

Bearing Wall Rating — 1 HR.

Finish Rating — See Item 2

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. Wood Studs — Nominal 2 by 4 in. spaced 16 in. on center, effectively cross braced at mid-height and fire stopped at top and bottom.
    2. Gyspum Board* — 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide, applied vertically. Gypsum board attached to studs and bearing plates with 1-3/4 in. long galv nails with 0.128 in. diam shank and 7/16 in. diam head, spaced 8 in. on center.

    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L C — Type DGG (finish rating 20 min), Type DAP, DAPC , DD, DS.


    3. Gypsum Board* — 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide, applied vertically. Gypsum board attached to studs and bearing plates with 1-3/4 in. long galv nails with 0.128 in. diam shank and 7/16 in. diam head, spaced 8 in. on center.

    ACADIA DRYWALL SUPPLIES LTD — Type X, 5/8 Type X, Type Blueglass Exterior Sheathing


    AMERICAN GYPSUM CO — Types AGX-1 (finish rating 23 min.), M-Glass (finish rating 23 min.), AG-C, LightRoc (finish rating 23 min.).


    BEIJING NEW BUILDING MATERIALS PUBLIC LTD CO — Type DBX-1 (finish rating 24 min).


    CERTAINTEED GYPSUM INC — Type EGRG or GlasRoc (finish rating 23 min), GlasRoc-2, Type SilentFX (finish rating 24 min).


    CONTINENTAL BUILDING PRODUCTS OPERATING CO, L L C — Type LGFC2A, Type LGFC6A (finish rating 34 min), Type LGFC-C/A, Type LGFC-WD, Type LGLLX, CLLX.


    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L C — Types 5, 6, 9, C, Type DGG (finish rating 20 min), Type GPFS2 (finish rating 24 min), Type GPFS6 (finish rating 20 min), Type DS, Type DAP, Type DD (finish rating 20 min), DA, DAPC, LS (finish rating 23 min), TG-C, Type X, Veneer Plaster Base - Type X, Water Rated - Type X, Sheathing - Type X, Soffit - Type X, Type X ComfortGuard Sound Deadening Gypsum Board (finish rating 27 min), Type LWX, Veneer Plaster Base-Type LWX, Water Rated-Type LWX, Sheathing Type-LWX, Soffit-Type LWX, Type DGLW, Water Rated-Type DGLW, Sheathing Type- DGLW, Soffit-Type DGLW, Type LW2X, Veneer Plaster Base - Type LW2X, Water Rated - Type LW2X, Sheathing - Type LW2X, Soffit - Type LW2X, Type DGL2W, Water Rated - Type DGL2W, Sheathing - Type DGL2W.


    NATIONAL GYPSUM CO — Types FSK, FSMR-C, FSW, FSW-3, FSW-6, FSW-8, FSL, SoundBreak XP Type X Gypsum Board.


    PABCO BUILDING PRODUCTS L L C, DBA PABCO GYPSUM — Types PG-9, PG-11, PGS-WRS.


    SIAM GYPSUM INDUSTRY (SARABURI) CO LTD — Type EX-1 (finish rating 26 min)


    3A. Gypsum Board* — (As an alternate to Item 3) — 5/8 in. thick gypsum panels, with beveled, square, or tapered edges, applied either horizontally or vertically. Gypsum panels fastened to framing with 1-1/4 in. long Type W coarse thread gypsum panel steel screws spaced a max 8 in. OC, with last screw 1 in. from edge of board. When used in widths of other than 48 in., gypsum boards are to be installed horizontally.

    AMERICAN GYPSUM CO — Types AGX-1 (finish rating 23 min.), M-Glass, AG-C, LightRoc (finish rating 23 min.).


    CERTAINTEED GYPSUM INC — Type SilentFX


    NATIONAL GYPSUM CO — Type FSK, Type FSK-G, Type FSW, Type FSW-3, Type FSW-5, Type FSW-G, Type FSK-C, Type FSW-C, Type FSMR-C, Type FSW-6, Type FSL


    3B. Gypsum Board* — (As an alternate to Items 3, and 3A) — 5/8 in. thick gypsum panels, with square edges, applied either horizontally or vertically. Gypsum panels fastened to framing with 1-1/4 in. long Type W coarse thread gypsum panel steel screws spaced a max 8 in. OC, with last 2 screws 1 and 4 in. from edge of board or nailed as described in Item 3. When used in widths of other than 48 in., gypsum boards are to be installed horizontally.

    GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM L L C — GreenGlass Type X, Type DGG.


    3C. Gypsum Board* — As an alternate to Items 3, 3A, and 3B,) - 5/8 in. glass-mat faced with square edges, applied either horizontally or vertically. Gypsum panels nailed 7 in. OC with 6d cement coated nails 1-7/8 in. long, 0.0915 in. shank diam and 15/64 in. diam heads. Nails shall be placed 1 inch and 3 inch from horizontal joints and 7 inch OC thereafter.

    CGC INC — Type USGX (finish rating 22 min).


    UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO — Type USGX (finish rating 22 min).


    USG BORAL DRYWALL SFZ LLC — Type USGX (finish rating 22 min).


    USG MEXICO S A DE C V — Type USGX (finish rating 22 min).


    3D. Gypsum Board* — (As an alternate to Items 3 through 3C) — Nominal 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide panels, applied vertically and secured as described in Item 3.

    PABCO BUILDING PRODUCTS L L C, DBA PABCO GYPSUM — Type QuietRock ES.


    3E. Gypsum Board* — (As an alternate to Item 3) — 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft. wide, applied vertically with vertical joints centered over studs and staggered one stud cavity on opposite sides of studs. Secured as described in Item 3.

    CERTAINTEED GYPSUM INC — 5/8" Easi-Lite Type X (finish rating 24 min)


    3F. Wall and Partition Facings and Accessories* — (As an alternate to Items 3 through 3E) — Nominal 5/8 in. thick, 4 ft wide panels, applied vertically and secured as described in Item 3.

    PABCO BUILDING PRODUCTS L L C, DBA PABCO GYPSUM — Type QuietRock 527.


    3G. Gypsum Board* — (As an alternate to 5/8 in. Type FSW in Item 3) - 2 layer Nom. 5/16 in. thick gypsum panels applied vertically. Horizontal joints on the same side need not be staggered. Inner layer attached with fasteners, as described in item 3, spaced 24 in. OC. Outer layer attached per Item 3.

    NATIONAL GYPSUM CO — Type FSW.


    3H. Gypsum Board* — (As an alternate to Item 3) — 5/8 in. thick gypsum panels, with beveled, square, or tapered edges, applied either horizontally or vertically. Gypsum panels fastened to framing with 1-1/4 in. long Type W coarse thread gypsum panel steel screws spaced a maximum 10 in. OC with the last two screws 4 and 1 in. from the edges of the board. When used in widths other than 48 in., gypsum panels are to be installed horizontally.

    CONTINENTAL BUILDING PRODUCTS OPERATING CO, L L C — Type LGFC6A (finish rating 21 min), Type LGFC2A, Type LGFC-C/A, Type LGFC-WD, Type LGLLX


    4. Joints and Nailheads — Exposed or covered with paper tape and joint compound. For tapered, rounded-edge wallboard, joints covered with paper tape and joint compound.
    5. Non-Bearing Wall Partition Intersection — (Optional) Two nominal 2 by 4 in. stud or nominal 2 by 6 in. stud nailed together with two 3in. long 10d nails spaced a max. 16 in. OC. vertically and fastened to one side of the minimum 2 by 4 in. stud with 3 in. long 10d nails spaced a max 16 in. OC. vertically. Intersection between partition wood studs to be flush with the 2 by 4 in. studs. The wall partition wood studs are to be framed by with a second 2 by 4 in. wood stud fastened with 3 in. long 10d nails spaced a max. 16 in. OC. vertically. Maximum one non-bearing wall partition intersection per stud cavity. Non-bearing wall partition stud depth shall be at a minimum equal to the depth of the bearing wall.
    6. Wall and Partition Facings and Accessories* — (Optional, Not Shown) - When the Wall Assembly is used as an External Wall, on the External side of the wall one of the following Wall and Partition and Facing Accessories may be used, refer to items (A) to (C) below.
      A. Non Insulated System with Metal Channels — Install moisture barrier over the Gypsum Board Item 3 and Install Acry Metal Channels vertically at a horizontal spacing not greater than 24 inches OC., over the moisture barrier. Acry Metal Channels attached through the moisture barrier and the Gypsum Board to the Wood Studs Item 1 using fasteners specified by the manufacturer and fasteners spaced max., 24 in. OC. Install Acrytec Panels on Acry Metal Channels using 1-1/4" long corrosion coated stainless steel screws spaced at a max spacing of 24 inches OC, along with manufacturer's approved adhesive (3M 540 or Tremco Vulcum 116). Adhesive to be applied in a zigzag pattern along every channel. Joint treatment in between panels shall be Tremco illmod 600 pre compressed polyurethane foam sealant.
      B. Insulated System with Metal Channels — Install moisture barrier over the Gypsum Board Item 3. Install galvanized Z girt channels specified by the manufacturer over the moisture barrier and the Gypsum Board Item 4. Z girt channels to be installed horizontally at a max. spacing of 24" OC. Z girt channels attached through the Gypsum Board and the moisture barrier to the Wood Studs Item 1, with screws provided by the manufacturer at a max spacing of 24 inches OC. Install mineral wool insulation between the Z girts. Maximum thickness of mineral wool insulation not to exceed 6 in. As per manufacturer's instructions install Acry Metal Channels vertically over the Z girts at a max horizontal spacing of 24 in. OC. Acrytec Panels installed on Acry channel with 1-1/4" long corrosion coated stainless steel screws at a max spacing of 24 in. OC, along with manufacturers approved adhesive (3M 540 or Tremco Vulcum 116). Adhesive to be applied in a zigzag pattern along every channel. Joint treatment in between panels to be Tremco illmod 600 pre compressed polyurethane foam sealant.
      C. Non Insulated Wood Strapping System — Install moisture barrier over the Gypsum Board Item 3 and Install 1" x 3" wood strapping vertically at a horizontal spacing not greater than 24 inches OC., over the moisture barrier. 1" x 3" wood strapping attached through the moisture barrier and the Gypsum Board to the Wood Studs Item 1, using fasteners specified by the manufacturer and fasteners spaced max., 24 in. OC. Acrytec Panels to be installed on the 1" x 3" wood strapping using manufacturers approved stainless steel fasteners spaced at maximum 24 inches OC along with Tremco Vulcum 116 adhesive applied in a zigzag pattern along every wood strap. Joint treatment in between panels to be Tremco illmod 600 pre compressed polyurethane foam sealant.
      D. Insulated Wood Strapping System — Install moisture barrier over the Gypsum Board Item 3. Install Extruded Polystyrene Insulation over moisture barrier and the Gypsum Board Item 3, max thickness of insulation not to exceed 4 inches. Install 1" x 3" wood strapping vertically at a horizontal spacing not greater than 24 inches OC. Wood strapping attached through the Insulation, the Gypsum Board and moisture barrier to the Wood Studs Item 1 using fasteners specified by the manufacturer and fasteners spaced max. 24 in. OC. Acrytec Panels to be installed over the wood strapping using manufacturers approved stainless steel fasteners at a max spacing of 24 in. OC and Tremco Vulcum 116 adhesive applied in a zigzag pattern along every wood strap. Joint treatment in between panels to be Tremco illmod 600 pre compressed polyurethane foam sealant.

    ACRYTEC PANEL INDUSTRIES — Nominal 5/8 inch thick Acrytec Panel.


    * 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 2018-12-27
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