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  • Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Panels USG

    Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Panels (UL Type SCX) are 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) Type X gypsum panels that feature a noncombustible gypsum core that is encased in 100% recycled face and back papers that form a high strength composite design.

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  • Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Panels USG

    CGC Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Panels (UL Type SCX) are 15.9 mm (5/8 in.) Type X gypsum panels that feature a noncombustible gypsum core that is encased in 100% recycled face and back papers that form a high strength composite design.

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  • Applications FIRE-RESISTANT DRYWALL FIRECHECK

    FIRE-RESISTANT DRYWALL Continental Building Products Firecheck Type X is a gypsum board enhanced with glass fibers to offer greater strength and fire protection for interior walls and ceilings. The board has a non-combustible gypsum core and paper facings on the front (ivory), back, and long edges.

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  • USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels

    USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels DESCRIPTION INTENDED FOR LIMITATIONS USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Panels (UL Type SCX) are 15.9 mm. Type X panels that feature a fire-resistant gypsum core encased in 100% recycled face and back papers that form a high strength composite design.

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  • Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Firecode® X

    Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Firecode® X (UL Type ULIX™) represent a revolution in wallboard manufacturing, reducing the use of natural resources and impact on the environment.

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  • CDS

    CGC Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Gypsum Panels are available in 15.9mm (5/8") thickness and are UL-Classified (Type X) for application in fire-rated construction.

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  • USG Boral Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels

    USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels (UL Type SCX) are 15.9 mm. Type X panels that feature a fire-resistant gypsum core encased in 100% recycled face and back papers that form a high strength composite design. The natural finish face paper is folded around the long edges to reinforce and protect the core, and the ends are cut square and even. The long edges of panels are tapered

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  • Why Not Use Fire-Rated Drywall? This Old House

    10.03.2020· Norm Abram replies: The 5/8-inch, “fire-code” drywall (called Type X) increases a wall’s fire rating to a minimum of 1 hour, from the 30-minute rating for standard ½-inch drywall. And it’s not just thickness that makes the difference. Type X has a denser core and contains glass fibers that keep it from crumbling in the heat.

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  • Technical Features − Fire Construction UNIQUE FORMULATIONS

    Type ‘X’ gypsum drywall, such as SHEETROCK® brand Gypsum Panels, FIRECODE Core, has glass fibers mixed with the gypsum to reinforce the core of the panels. These fibers have the effect of bridging and reducing the extent and size of the cracks that form as the water is driven off, thereby extending the length of time that the gypsum can resist heat without failure. This increased fire

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  • Differences in Drywall AWCI

    There Are More Than Only Two Kinds of Drywall— and Fire Resistance Makes a Big Difference It’s commonly thought that there are two kinds of gypsum wallboard— regular and fire-rated (or Type X as it’s come to be called). A major characteristic of gypsum drywall is its ability to resist fire. It does this through its chemical com- position.

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  • SHEETROCK Glass-Mat Panels Mold Tough FIRECODE X

    05.11.2013· Introducing a new interior glass-mat panel from the leader in gypsum drywall innovations SHEETROCK® Glass-Mat Panels Mold Tough FIRECODE® X. CGC has a long...

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  • Differences in Drywall AWCI

    Type X board and Firecode C board. Each sample was 13 x 13 inches, and each was weighted at the top with a 12 lb. 9 oz. weight to pinpoint failure. Gas-fired burners generated a tem- perature of 1850°F., and after 12 minutes the regular 5/8-inch board failed. Heat from the fire caused suf-ficient water loss to make the panel crack severely and lose its ability to support

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  • USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels

    USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels Version #: 01 Revision date: Issue date:1-September-2019 Doc. Ref. PB-TDS012-1 Maximum Frame Spacing Drywall Construction Notes: 1. Long edge position relative to framing. 2. Maximum spacing 406 mm OC if fire rating required. INTERIOR INSTALLATION, FINISHING AND DECORATING INSTALLATION Single-layer

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  • USG Boral Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels

    USG Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Type X Panels (UL Type SCX) are 15.9 mm. Type X panels that feature a fire-resistant gypsum core encased in 100% recycled face and back papers that form a high strength composite design. The natural finish face paper is folded around the long edges to reinforce and protect the core, and the ends are cut square and even. The long

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  • CGC Solutions CGCSHEETROCK®BRAND ULTRALIGHTPANELS FIRECODE X

    CGC Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels Firecode® X (UL Type ULIX™) are the industry’s first and lightest Type X gypsum panel. These lightweight 15.9 mm (5/8 in.) Type X gypsum panels have been formulated to achieve all of the same strength and performance characteristics as standard 15.9 mm (5/8 in.) CGC Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® X Panels at a significantly

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  • Abuse Drywall Type X & C CDS

    Abuse Drywall Type X & C. A low-cost alternative to more expensive impact-resistant systems, but durable enough to resist surface indentation, penetration and fire. CGC Sheetrock® Brand AR Firecode® X Panels score and snap easily for quick installation, allowing you to paint, decorate or install trim almost immediately. Choose this economical alternative to standard CGC

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  • Fire-Rated Type X Gypsum Board ToughRock

    Noncombustible (as described and tested in accordance with ASTM E136) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Gypsum Board is designed for use in interior drywall applications for wall and ceiling construction in assemblies with a designated fire-resistant rating. 1 Its dimensionally stable gypsum core is reinforced with glass fibers, increasing its strength and fire resistance. 5/8″

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  • Why Not Use Fire-Rated Drywall? This Old House

    Norm Abram replies: The 5/8-inch, “fire-code” drywall (called Type X) increases a wall’s fire rating to a minimum of 1 hour, from the 30-minute rating for standard ½-inch drywall. And it’s not just thickness that makes the difference. Type X has a denser core and contains glass fibers that keep it from crumbling in the heat. But because Type X is slightly more expensive-about 75

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  • The Difference Between Type X and Type C Panels L&W

    30.10.2019· To help reduce the extent and severity of fire damage, Type X drywall was developed with glass fibers made to reinforce the gypsum core. This strengthens the board, allowing it to last longer during a fire. The amount of time that gypsum panels maintain their physical integrity under fire conditions is crucial for allowing occupants to escape. As

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  • code compliance Under what circumstances is 5/8"

    Type X gypsum board for garage ceilings beneath habitable rooms shall be installed perpendicular to the ceiling framing and shall be fastened at maximum 6 inches o.c. by minimum 17/8 inches 6d coated nails or equivalent drywall screws. Share. Improve this answer. Follow edited Jun 16 '20 at 10:07. Community ♦ 1. answered Oct 11 '12 at 17:47. Tester101

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