ASTM C840 - 11 en

Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board

  • Deze norm is ingetrokken sinds 01-12-2013

57,20 69,21 Incl BTW

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Status Ingetrokken
Aantal pagina's 18
Gepubliceerd op 01-12-2011
Taal Engels

1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for the methods of application and finishing of gypsum board, including related items and accessories.

1.2 Details of construction for a specific assembly to achieve the required fire resistance shall be obtained from reports of fire-resistance tests, engineering evaluations, or listings from recognized fire testing laboratories.

1.2.1 Where this specification is more stringent (size or thickness of framing: size and spacing of fasteners) than the fire-rated construction, this specification shall govern.

1.3 Where sound control is required for a gypsum board assembly, details of construction shall be in accordance with reports of acoustical tests of assemblies that have met the required acoustical values.

1.4 Unheated spaces above gypsum board ceilings shall be properly ventilated (see Appendix X2).

1.5 The various application systems are located in the following sections:

I Application of Single-Ply Gypsum Board to Wood Framing
II Application of Two-Ply Gypsum Board to Wood Framing
III Application of Gypsum Board by Adhesive Nail-On to
Wood Framing Members
IV Semi-Solid Gypsum Board Partitions11
V Solid Gypsum Board Partitions12
VI Application of Gypsum Board with Adhesives to Interior
Masonry or Concrete Walls
VII Application of Gypsum Board to Rigid Foam Insulation14
VIII Application of Gypsum Board to Steel Framing and Furring15
IX Arches and Bending Radii16
X Application of Gypsum Board to Receive Tile by
Adhesive Application
XI Exterior Application of Gypsum Wallboard and
Exterior Gypsum Soffit Board
XII Floating Interior Angles19
XIII Control (Expansion) Joints20
XIV Foil-Backed Gypsum Board21
XVApplication of Vinyl Faced Gypsum Board22

1.6 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.7 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.

1.8 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to Sections 6-25. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.8.1 For specific precautionary statements, see 4.1.1, 4.1.2, and 23.5.


ICS-code 91.100.10
Engelse titel Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board
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