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1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for the installation of interior nonstructural steel framing and furring members designed to receive screw-attached gypsum panel products. The steel framing and furring members covered in this specification are limited to those complying with Specification C645.
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.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI (metric) values given in parentheses are approximate and are provided for information purposes only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
A653/A653M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
A1008/A1008M Specification for Steel, Sheet, Cold-Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formability, Solution Hardened, and Bake Hardenable
C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems
C645 Specification for Nonstructural Steel Framing Members
C840 Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board
AISI StandardAISICOSP Code of Standard Practice for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing - 2006 Edition
ICS Number Code 91.060.10 (Walls. Partitions. Facades); 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)