ASTM C841-03

    Standard Specification for Installation of Interior Lathing and Furring


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for, and the methods of application of, interior lathing and furring to receive gypsum plaster applied in accordance with Specification C 842. Other materials are not prohibited from being used provided that their physical characteristics and durability under conditions of usage are at least equal in performance to those described.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The metric values shown in parentheses are provided for information only.

    1.3 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.

    1.4 Where a specific degree of sound control is required for plastered assemblies and constructions, details of construction shall be obtained from reports of sound tests of assemblies that have met the requirements of Test Method E 492.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire

    C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems

    C37/C37M Specification for Gypsum Lath

    C514 Specification for Nails for the Application of Gypsum Board

    C754 Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products

    C842 Specification for Application of Interior Gypsum Plaster

    C847 Specification for Metal Lath

    C933 Specification for Welded Wire Lath

    C954 Specification for Steel Drill Screws for the Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Steel Studs from 0.033 in. (0.84 mm) to 0.112 in. (2.84 mm) in Thickness

    C1002 Specification for Steel Self-Piercing Tapping Screws for Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Wood Studs or Steel Studs

    C1007 Specification for Installation of Load Bearing (Transverse and Axial) Steel Studs and Related Accessories

    C1032 Specification for Woven Wire Plaster Base

    D1784 Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds and Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Compounds

    D3678 Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Interior-Profile Extrusions

    E492 Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies Using the Tapping Machine

    National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers Standard

    HMMA840 Installation and Storage of Hollow Metal Doors and Frames Available from National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM), 800 Roosevelt Road, Bldg. C, Suite 312, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, http://www.naamm.org.


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111701(Gypsum plaster)


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    DOI: 10.1520/C0841-03

    Citation Format

    ASTM C841-03, Standard Specification for Installation of Interior Lathing and Furring, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2003, www.astm.org

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