Drywall Specs

Part 1 General
Section Includes
  • Gypsum Board And Accessories.

  • Interior Metal Framing Systems And Accessories.

Related Sections
  • Section 05400 – Cold Formed Metal Framing.

  • Section 06100 – Rough Carpentry; SPIBgrade-stamped wood studs for framing.

  • Section 07210 – Building Insulation.

  • Section 07240 – Exterior Insulation Finish System.

  • Section 07840 – Fire-Stopping.

  • Section 07910 – Joint Sealants.

  • Section 08310 – Access Doors and Panels.

  • Section 09215 – Gypsum Veneer Plaster.

  • Section 09253 – Gypsum Sheathing..

  • Section09265 – Gypsum Board Shaft Wall Assemblies..

  • Section 09900 – Painting.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):
  • ASTM C 473 – Standard Test Methods for Physical Testing of Gypsum Panel Products.

  • ASTM C 475 – Standard Specification for Joint Compound and Joint Tape for Finishing Gypsum Board.

  • ASTM C 514 – Standard Specification for Nails for the Application of Gypsum Board.

  • ASTM C 645 – Standard Specification for Nonstructural Steel Framing Members.

  • ASTM C 754 – Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products.

  • ASTM C 840 – Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board.

  • ASTM C 919 – Standard Practice for Use of Sealants in Acoustical Applications.

  • ASTM C 954 – Standard Specification for Steel Drill Screws for the Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Steel Studs.

  • ASTM C 1002 – Standard Specification for Steel Self-Piercing Tapping Screws for the Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Wood Studs or Steel Studs.

  • ASTM C 1047 – Standard Specification for Accessories for Gypsum Wallboard and Gypsum Veneer Base.

  • ASTM C 1280 – Standard Specification for Application of Gypsum Sheathing.

  • ASTM C 1396 – Standard Specification for Gypsum Board.

Gypsum Association (GA):
  • GA-214 – Recommended Levels of Gypsum Board Finish.

  • GA-216 – Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products.

  • GA-253 – Application of Gypsum Sheathing.

  • GA-290 – Area Separation Walls.

  • GA-600 – Fire Resistance Design Manual.

Design Requirements
  • Metal framing: provide non-load bearing steel stud partitions with deflections conforming to l/360 at 15 psf (718 pa) for veneer plaster walls and l/240 at 5 psf (239 pa) typical for gypsum board walls.

  • Fire-resistive rating: where indicated on drawings, provide materials and construction that are identical to those assemblies whose fire resistance rating has been determined per astm e119 by a testing and inspecting organization acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction.

  • Meet or exceed fire resistance requirements outlined under provisions of the ga-600 fire resistance design manual for wall and ceiling assemblies.

  • Meet or exceed class a flame/fuel/smoke requirements of astm e 84 surface burning characteristics for finish materials.

  • Sound transmission characteristics: for gypsum board assemblies with stc ratings, provide materials and construction identical to those tested in assembly indicated according to astm e 90 and classified according to astm e 413 by a qualified independent testing agency.

  • Mold-resistant characteristics: rating of 10 according to astm d 3273 mold testing.

  • Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

  • Product Data: Manufacturer’s data sheets on each product to be used, including:

  • Gypsum board, joint tape and finish.

  • Preparation instructions and recommendations.

  • Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.

  • Installation methods.

Shop Drawings
  • Indicate details associated with fireproofing and acoustical seals, opening locations and details, and opening termination details.

  • Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer’s full range of available colors and patterns.

  • Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and patterns.

Quality Assurance
  • Fire-resistance labeling: provide products labeled with third party certification stamp of fire-resistance characteristics, including itc, ul, and ulc as applicable.

  • Installer qualifications: perform work by company specializing in work of this section with minimum 3 years documented experience.

  • Mock-up: provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.

  • Finish areas designated by architect.

  • Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship, color, and sheen are approved by architect.

  • Refinish mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.

Delivery, Storage, And Handling
  • Store products inside under cover and keep them dry and protected against damage from weather, direct sunlight, surface contamination, corrosion, construction traffic, and other damaging causes.

  • Neatly stack gypsum boards flat to prevent sagging.

  • Handle gypsum boards to prevent damage to edges, ends, and surfaces.

  • Protect adhesives and joint compounds from freezing or overheating per manufacturer Comments Off

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