The Gypsum Construction Handbook by USG

By USG

The tried-and-true Gypsum development instruction manual is a scientific advisor to choosing and utilizing gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and standard plaster development fabrics. A largely revered education textual content for aspiring architects and engineers, the publication offers designated product details and effective set up method. The 7th variation positive factors updates in gypsum items, together with ultralight panels, glass-mat panels, paperfaced plastic bead, and ultralightweight joint compound, and glossy uniqueness acoustical and ceiling product directions. This accomplished reference additionally comprises the most recent in sustainable items.

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Designed to support gypsum board ceiling with maximum deflection of 1/360 of the span. Double-web design, 1-1/2″ high × 144″ long, rectangular top bulb, 15/16″ wide or 1-1/2″-wide flange, integral reversible end splice. c. Wall-to-Wall Main Tee Conforms to ASTM C635 Heavy-Duty Main Tee Classification. Designed to support gypsum board ceiling with maximum deflection of L/240 of each span, per ASTM C645. 1-1/2″ high × 6′, 8′, 10′, 12′ and 14′ lengths, double-web design, rotary stitched and knurled.

It is easily nailed or stapled and provides superior bond to panels and base with joint compound and veneer plaster finishes through approximately 90 keys per linear foot. It also provides proper 1/16″ grounds for one-coat veneer finishes. Expanded Flange Corner Bead No. 900 Used with two-coat veneer plaster systems, it provides 3/32″ grounds and its 1-1/4″ fine-mesh flanges can be either stapled or nailed. Provides reinforcement equivalent to No. 800. Dur-A-Bead corner bead Drywall and Veneer Plaster Products 25 Expanded flange corner bead, Nos.

If channel resiliency makes screw penetration difficult, use screws 1/8″ longer than shown to attach panels to resilient channels. For other gauges of studs and runners, always use Type S-12 screws. For steel applications not shown, select a screw length which is at least 3/8″ longer than total thickness of materials to be fastened. Use anticorrosive-coated screws for exterior applications. (2) Figures refer to screw illustrations on the next page. No. 1 bit for trim and pancake heads No. 2 bit for bugle pan, water, low-profile and oval heads Condrive tool/bit for HWH Tapcon anchors.

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