ASTM WK74838

    Revision of C1280 - 18 Standard Specification for Application of Exterior Gypsum Panel Products for Use as Sheathing

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    Active Standard: C1280 - 18

    Developed by Subcommittee: C11.03 | Committee C11 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK74838


    Keywords

    exterior walls; gypsum; gypsum panel products; sheathing;;

    Rationale

    Revise section 8.2.1.1 specifically the 4-inch minimum requirement to allow gypsum sheathing to be properly flashed at openings and preferably located so that no joint will align with an edge of the opening. As well as a revision to remove section 8.2.7s 24-hour limitation.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-17-2020

    Technical Contact:
    Fabio Esguerra

    Status:
    Draft Under Development