The tables for limiting heights currently in the standard include a 1/3 stress increase that is no longer permitted by the building codes. The tables are being balloted for removal until new tables are developed since the limiting heights will be lower than those currently listed.
channel; framing; framing member; furring; grid suspension system; gypsum panel product; hangers; hanger wire; main runners; rigid furring channel; runner; stud; suspended ceiling; tie wire; Gypsum products--specifications; Installation--gypsum products; Screws (gypsum board applications)--specifications; Studs--gypsum board applications; Studs (materials/applications)--specifications;
Citing ASTM Standards
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