Work Item
ASTM WK65789

New Test Method for Strength Properties of Direct Hung, Suspended T-Bar-Type Ceiling System Components Intended to Receive Gypsum Panel Products

1. Scope

The formulation of definitions, specifications, and test methods relating to gypsum and gypsum products and the use thereof.
In addition, the scope of this Committee shall cover the formulation of definitions, specifications, test methods, and application standards for those construction materials, particularly for ceilings and walls, and related components and accessories not currently covered by existing ASTM Committees. The Committee will coordinate its activities with and maintain liaison with other ASTM Committees and organizations in matters of mutual interest.
In addition, the scope of this Committee shall cover the formulation of definitions, specifications, and test methods for related products not covered by other Committees, if approved by ASTM.

Keywords

DGS; drywall grid

Rationale

No standard for testing drywall grid components exists. This standard will be used by manufacturers, third-party testing laboratories, and code-compliant evaluation services.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

Details

Developed by Subcommittee: C11.02

Committee: C11

Staff Manager: Stephen Mawn

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-08-2018

Technical Contact: Jason Ameen

Item: 001

Ballot: C11.02 (19-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: C11.02 (19-06)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: C11.02 (20-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: C11.02 (21-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: C11.02 (21-05)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: C11 (22-02)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution