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1 Hour Column UL Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL X528, GA CM 1851
Sound Test Reference:
Column

One layer of any 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® panel applied without horizontal joints and parallel to 1-5/8” (41 mm) steel studs located at each corner of TS8x8x0.250 tube steel column with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Steel cornerbead, 1-1/2” (38 mm) flanges, applied with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. in each flange. Joint compound 1/16” (2.0 mm) thick applied over corner bead.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 30-minute
STC Rating: 40-44 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL V315,cUL V315,GA WP 3008.1
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL14-300
Wood-Framed Wall

1/2″ (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard 45® gypsum board applied vertically or horizontally to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-3/8” (35 mm) phosphate coated nails spaced 12” (305 mm) o.c. Horizontal edge joints and horizontal butt joints on opposite side of studs need not be staggered. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation. Sound tested at fastener spacing 8″ o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard 45® Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA FC 5529
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied at right angles to 2” x 10” wood joists 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-1/4” (32 mm) drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied perpendicular to joists through base layer with 1-7/8” (48 mm) Type W or S screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. at joints and intermediate joists. Face layer joints offset 24” (610 mm) from base layer joints, 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws placed 2” (51 mm) back on either side of face layer end joints 12” (305 mm) o.c. Wood joist supporting 1/2” (12.7 mm) plywood with exterior glue applied perpendicular to top of joists with 8d nails. Ceiling provides one-hour fire resistance protection for framing, including trusses.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Column
3 Hour Column UL Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 3-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL X528, cUL X528, GA CM 3116
Sound Test Reference:
Column

Three layers of 5/8” (16.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 5/8” (16.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels, screw-attached to 1-5/8” (41.3 mm) steel studs located at each corner of W10 x 49 (metric W250 x 73) column. Base Layer: Attached with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Second Layer: Attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: Attached with 2-1/4” (57 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. and 1-1/4” (32 mm) corner bead at each corner nailed with 4d coated nails. Joint compound 1/16” (1.6 mm) thick applied over corner bead and entire outer layer of drywall.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products, ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products, ToughRock Fireguard X Products
Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 40-44 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL V473,cUL V473,GA WP 68512
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-357
Shaftwall

One layer 1″ x 24″ (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panel inserted between 2-1/2″ floor and ceiling runners of 2-1/2″ (64 mm), 4″ (102 mm) and 6″ (152 mm) C-T, C-H studs. One layer of 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels installed horizontally or vertically to stud. Edges and ends offset 24″ (610 mm) o.c. 1-1/2″ Fiberglass sound insulation friction fit in stud space.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire rating but not evaluated in sound testing)
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed
2 Hour Steel Frame Floor & Ceiling
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA FC 2120
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed

5/8” ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. Gypsum panels end joints located over continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channel 54” (1372 mm) long located midway between continuous channels at end joints. Resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. suspended from 2-1/2” (64 mm) precast reinforced concrete joists 35” (89 mm) o.c. with 21-gauge (37 mils) galvanized steel hanger straps fastened to sides of joists. Joist leg depth, 10” (254 mm).

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 65-69 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL W407,cUL W407,GA WP 5240
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-332
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum  panels applied vertically or horizontally to one side of a double row of 2-1/2” (64 mm), 25-gauge steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. and not less than 1” (25.4 mm) apart with 1” (25.4 mm) Type S drywall screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock Fireguard X or DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to same side of studs with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Face layer vertical joints offset one stud cavity from base layer vertical joints. Face layer horizontal joints offset not less than 6” (152 mm) from base layer horizontal joints. Vertical joints centered over studs and staggered one stud cavity on opposite sides of studs. Horizontal joints need not be backed by framing. Horizontal joints on opposite sides need not be staggered. Lateral bracing on both sides of the wall not less than 5 feet on center vertically. Sound tested using double row 3-5/8” (92 mm) 18-gauge (43 mils) steel studs and 3-1/2” (89 mm) glass fiber insulation, 0.5 pcf, on both sides in cavity. (NLB)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products ToughRock® Lite-weight fire-rated products (meets Fire but not included in Sound Testing)
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC
Fire Test Reference: ULC W404 ,GA WP 1505
Sound Test Reference: NGC 2017057
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board applied horizontally to each side of 2-1/2” (64 mm), 18 mil steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard® gypsum board applied vertically to each side. Vertical joints midway between studs. Face layer attached to base layer only with 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. at vertical joints and center line of face layer gypsum board. 3/8” (10 mm) to 1/2” (13 mm) diameter adhesive beads around the perimeter of face board, 2” (51 mm) from each edge and end, and in the form of an X joining the corners of the perimeter beads are optional. Joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Sound Tested with adhesive attachment and 2-1/2” (64 mm) fiberglass insulation, friction fit in stud space. Non-Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products
Horizontal Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: WHI-495-PSH-0128
Sound Test Reference:
Horizontal Shaftwall

Designed for ceiling or duct shaft and composed of 1” (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panel supported by 2-1/2” (64 mm), 4” (102 mm) or 6” (152 mm) C-T studs and three layers of 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum board.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products, ToughRock® Shaftliner
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U309, cUL U309, GA WP 3243
Sound Test Reference: NRCC TL 93-103, IRC-IR-761
Wood-Framed Wall

Resilient channels 24” o.c. attached horizontally on one side of 2” x 4” wood studs 24” o.c. with 1-1/4” Type S drywall screws. One layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied horizontally to channels with 1” Type S drywall screws 8” o.c. with vertical joints located mid way between studs. 3” mineral or glass fiber insulation in stud space. Opposite side: one layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied horizontally or vertically to studs with 6d cement coated nails, 1 7/8” long, 0.0915” shank, 15/64” heads, 7” o.c. Vertical joints staggered 24” on opposite sides. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire-rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 8122
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall

Exterior Side: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing or ToughRock® Fireguard X® sheathing applied vertically to 3-5/8” (92 mm) 18-gauge (43 mils) steel studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with #6 x 1-1/4” (32 mm) self-drilling, corrosion-resistant, bugle head, drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and ends and 8” (203 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs. Proprietary polymer modified exterior insulation and finish system applied over sheathing. 2” (51 mm) maximum foam-on-plastic thickness. Interior Side: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to studs with #6 x 1-1/4” (32 mm) self-drilling, bugle head drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and ends and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U338, cUL U338, GA WP 3640
Sound Test Reference:
Wood-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® applied vertically or horizontally to each side of 2” x 3” or 2” x 4” wood studs, turned flatwise 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d cement coated nails 7”(178 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to each side with 8d cement coated nails, 2-3/8” (60 mm) long 8” (203 mm) o.c. (Load Bearing)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L502, cUL L502, GA FC 5250
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Gypsum panels end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channels 60” (1524 mm) long with screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Resilient channels applied perpendicular to 2” x 10” wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 2” (51 mm) 6d coated nails. Wood joists supporting 1” (25.4 mm) nominal wood subfloor and 1” (25.4 mm) nominal wood finish floor, or 19/32” (15.1 mm) plywood finished floor with long edges T&G and 15/32” (11.9 mm) interior plywood with exterior glue subfloor perpendicular to joist with joints staggered.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U453,cUL U453,GA WP 15202
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

25-gauge (18 mils) resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. attached horizontally to one side of 3-1/2” (89 mm) 20-gauge (30 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with one 1/2” (13 mm) Type S-12 drywall screw at each stud. Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum board applied horizontally to channels with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum board applied horizontally to channels with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. 3” (76 mm) mineral fiber insulation, friction fit in stud space. Opposite Side: One layer 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum board applied vertically to studs with 1” (25 mm) Type S-12 drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U421,ULC W4773,cUL U421,GA WP 15552
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL10-196
Steel-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ (UL U421 only)Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® interior panels applied vertically or horizontally to one side of 2-1/2” (64 mm), 25-gauge (18 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25.4 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at vertical joints and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs when applied vertically to framing, or 8” (203 mm) o.c. when applied horizontally to framing. Opposite side: Base layer – 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ (UL U421 only)Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard interior panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 1” (25.4 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at vertical joints and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs when applied vertically to framing, or 8” (203 mm) o.c. when applied horizontally to framing. Second layer – 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ (UL U421 only)Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard interior panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Face layer – 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ (UL U421 only)Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard interior panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 2-3/8” (60 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at vertical joints and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs when applied vertically to framing, or 8” (203 mm) o.c. applied horizontally to framing. Horizontal joints staggered not less than 6” (152 mm) between layers. When gypsum panels are other than 48” (1219 mm) wide, panels are applied horizontally to the framing. Vertical joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Sound tested with 2-1/2” (64 mm) fiberglass insulation.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Column
2 Hour Column UL Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL X517, cUL X517, GA CM 2120
Sound Test Reference:
Column

Two layers of 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels screw-attached to 1-5/8” (41 mm) steel studs located at each corner of W10 x 49 (metric W250 x 73) column with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. for base layer and 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. for face layer. 1-1/4” (32 mm) steel beads at corners attached with 6d coated nails 1-3/4” (45 mm) long, 0.0915” (2 mm) shank, 1/4” (6 mm) heads, 12” (305 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL V473, ULC W481, cUL V473, GA WP 70592
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-358, 12-08-09
Shaftwall

One layer 1″ x 24″ (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or Densglass® Shaftliner panel inserted between 2-1/2″ floor and ceiling runners with tab-flange section of 2-1/2″ steel C-T, or C-H studs between panels. One layer of 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 2/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels installed vertically on each side with 1″ Type S screws 12″ o.c. (NLB). Sound tested with 1-1/2″ glass fiber insulation friction fit in stud space.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (meets fire rating but not evaluated for sound testing) ToughRock® Shaftliner
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL V487,ULC W482,cUL V487,GA WP 19482
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL-328
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® (per UL V487 only) or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied horizontally or vertically to each side of 1-5/8” (41 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ (UL V487 only) or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied horizontally or vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Vertical joints centered over studs and staggered one stud cavity on opposite sides of studs. Vertical joints in adjacent layers staggered one stud cavity. Horizontal joints need not be backed by steel framing. Horizontal edge joints and horizontal butt joints on opposite sides of studs need not be staggered. Horizontal edge joints and horizontal butt joints in adjacent layers staggered a min of 12” (305 mm)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL M503, cUL M503, GA FC 5515.32
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C gypsum panels applied perpendicular to resilient channels 16″ o.c. (12″ o.c. when insulation is draped over channels) with 1″ Type S screws 8″ o.c. Gypsum panels secured with 1” (25 mm) long Type S bugle head steel screws. Screws spaced 1/2” (12.7 mm) and 6” (152 mm) from side joints and 12” (305 mm) o.c. in the rest of the field. Screws spaced 3” (76 mm) from the stud joints. End joints secured to both resilient channels. Batt insulation may be draped over the resilient channel, secured to plywood subfloor or truss when 5/8” (15.9mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board are used. Insulation must be secured to plywood subfloor or trusses when DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panel is used.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
1.5 Hour UL Wood Frame Floor & Ceiling
Hourly Rating: 1-1/2 hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L532, cUL L532, GA FC 5600
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to rigid furring channels 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Drywall end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channel 60” (1524 mm) long with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. Rigid furring channels 16” (406 mm) o.c. perpendicular to 2” x 10” wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. attached with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d cooler or box nails or 1-7/8” (48 mm) Type S screws, two per joist. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock Fireguard X Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied perpendicular to resilient channels through base layer with 1-7/8” (48 mm) Type S screws 8″ o.c. at intermediate channels. Edge joints staggered 18″ minimum from base layer edge joints; end joints staggered 8″ minimum from base layer end joints. Wood joists supporting 5/8” (15.9 mm) interior plywood with exterior glue subfloor and 1-1/2” (38 mm) lightweight concrete reinforced with galvanized hexagonal wire mesh over film or felt or 1” (25 mm) sanded gypsum floor underlayment. 3-1/2” (89 mm) unfaced fiberglass insulation, nom. 0.6 pcf (9.6 kg/m3), R-11 supported against subfloor by wire rods 12” (305 mm) o.c. Alternately, insulation may be 3-1/2” (89 mm) faced fiberglass insulation stapled in place against subfloor.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 3-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: WHI-495-0785 & 0789, GA WP 2932, UL V489, System E
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 1-5/8” (41 mm) metal studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each side using 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Second Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C  gypsum  panels applied vertically to each side with joints 8” (203 mm) from studs staggered 24” (610 mm) each side attached to studs with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. and to base layer with 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. spaced 1-1/2” (38 mm) from vertical edges. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied horizontally to each side with joints offset 24” (610 mm) and attached to studs with 2” (51 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. and with 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. and 1-1/2” (38 mm) from horizontal joints at midpoint between studs. Sound tested with 1-1/2” (38 mm) fiberglass insulation.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 45-49 STC
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 7073 (DGUSLY +1/2" TR FGC), GA WP (TRSL +1/2" TR FGC), ITS Design GP/WA 120-02
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-359. 12-8-09
Shaftwall

One layer of 1″ x 24″ DensGlass Shaftliner or ToughRock Shaftliner inserted between 2-1/2″ floor and ceiling runners of minimum 2-1/2″ C-T, C-H or I studs between panels. One layer of 1/2″ (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® or 1/2″ (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum panels installed vertically to each side with 1″ Type S screws 12″ o.c. Sount tested wiht 1-1/2″ Fiberglass sound insulation.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products, ToughRock® Shaftliner
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 60-64 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL W407,cUL W407,GA WP 5000.1
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-333
Steel-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied to one side of a double row of 2-1/2” (64 mm) 25- gauge (18 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. and not less than 1” (25 mm) apart with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. when applied horizontally to studs and 8” (203 mm) at vertical and bottom edges and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs when applied vertically to studs. 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. when applied horizontally to studs and 8” (203 mm) at vertical and bottom edges and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs when applied vertically to studs. Vertical joints centered over studs and staggered one stud cavity on opposite sides of studs. Horizontal joints need not be backed by framing. Horizontal joints on opposite sides need not be staggered. Lateral bracing on both sides of the wall not less than 5 feet on center vertically. Sound tested with a second layer of 5/8” (15.9 mm) proprietary Type X gypsum wallboard on one side and a double row of 3-5/8” (92 mm) 20-gauge (33 mils) steel studs with 3-1/2” (89 mm) glass fiber insulation, 0.5 pcf, on both sides in cavity. (NLB)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products ToughRock® Lite-weight Fire-rated Products (meets Fire rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 45-49 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U305,ULC W3011 and 3®,cUL U305
Sound Test Reference: ITS H5923.06-11
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall

Exterior Side: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing or ToughRock® Fireguard X® Sheathing applied vertically or horizontally to 2”x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-3/4” (45 mm) galvanized roofing nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. Exterior surface covered with weather exposed cladding or finish system. Interior Side: One layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated 7” (178 mm) o.c. Stagger joints each side. ULC W301 allows vertical application only.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U302, ULC U302, cUL U302, GA WP 8410
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall

Interior Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to 2”x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 8” (203 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 2-3/8” (60 mm) 8d coated nails 8” (203 mm) o.c. Exterior Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensGlass® Sheathing or ToughRock® Sheathing applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 1-3/4” (45 mm) galvanized roofing nails 6” (152 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 2”x 4” x 8” (51 x 102 x 203 mm) clay brick with 1” (25.4 mm) air space between brick and exterior sheathing. 20-gauge (30 mils) galvanized wire ties attached to each stud with 2-3/8” (60 mm) 8d coated nails, located at every sixth course of bricks.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U411, cUL U411, GA WP 1524
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-331
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall

Exterior: Two layers 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing applied vertically to min. 3-1/2” corrosion resistant 25-gauge (18 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. Base layer attached with 1” (25 mm) Type S corrosion resistant bugle head screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face layer attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S corrosion resistant bugle head screws spaced 8” (203 mm) o.c. Joints staggered. Interior: Two layers 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® applied vertically to framing. Base layer attached with 1” (25 mm) Type S bugle head screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face layer attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S bugle head screws spaced 16” (406 mm) o.c. in the field and along vertical edges and 12” (305 mm) o.c. to the floor and ceiling runners. Joints staggered. Batt or blanket insulation optional. Sound tested with 3-1/2” fiberglass insulation NLB.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X®Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Steel-Framed Wall
1 Hour Unbalanced Steel Wall Frame Insulation
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: WHI 495-0614, GA WP 1023
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL88-54
Steel-Framed Wall

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied horizontally to one side of 3-5/8” (92 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. to vertical joints and 12” (305 mm) o.c. to intermediate studs. Studs attached to top and bottom runner with Type S pan head screws. Opposite Side Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied horizontally to studs with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied horizontally to framing with 1-5/8″ (41mm) Type S drywall screws 8″ (203mm) o.c. at end joints and 12″ (305mm) at perimeter adn intermediate studs. Stagger vertical joints 24″ (610mm) o.c. Stagger horizontal joints 24″ (610 mm) o.c. each layer and side or minimum 12″ when filler strip is used. Fiberglass insulation, 2-3/4″ (70 ,,) thick, 0.30 pcf (4.8 kg/m3), friction fit in stud space. 

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Area Separation Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 1955
Sound Test Reference:
Area Separation Wall

Two layers 1” (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner inserted in H-Studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. Metal covered using 6” (152 mm) wide 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® panels or 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Column
1 Hour Column NBS Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: NBS 303
Sound Test Reference:
Column

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board tied to W10 x 49 (metric W250 x 73) column 1 hr. with 18-gauge (43 mils) wire 15” (381 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board applied with laminating compound over entire contact surface.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products, DensArmor Plus Fireguard C Products
Area Separation Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U373, ULC W312, WHI GP/WA 120-03, cUL U373
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL10-290
Area Separation Wall

Two layers 1” (25.4 mm) ToughRock Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner inserted in H-Studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. Min. 3/4” (19 mm) air space between liner panels and adjacent wood or metal framing. Sound Tested with 2”x 4” stud wall with 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C wallboard or DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C panels and 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation in stud space. Breakaway clip facings and height of wall differ between UL Design U373 and WHI GP/WA 120-03. Consult each listing for specific information.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel, ToughRock Shaftliner, ToughRock Fireguard C products, DensArmor Plus Fireguard C products
Column
3 Hour Steel Column UL Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 3-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL X513, GA CM 3130, cUL X513
Sound Test Reference:
Column

Two layers of 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C®. Base Layer: Screw-attached to 1-5/8” (41 mm) steel studs located at corners of heavy steel W14 x 233 (metric W360 x 347) column with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: Attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. into studs. 1” (25 mm) corner bead applied each corner with 1-3/8” (35 mm) 4d coated nails 12” (305 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Column
3 Hour Column Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 3-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL X509, ULC Z502, cUL X509, GA CM 3120
Sound Test Reference:
Column

Three layers of 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panel, screw-attached to 1-5/8” (41 mm) steel studs located at each corner of W10 x 49 (metric W250 x 73) column. Base Layer: Attached with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Second Layer: Attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. and 18-gauge (43 mils) wire tied 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: Attached with 2-1/4” (57 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. and 1-1/4” (32 mm) corner bead at each corner nailed with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 12” (305 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL G504, cUL G504
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panel applied perpendicular to resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. in field. Drywall end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channel 54” (1372 mm) long with screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. Resilient channels wire tied 24” (610 mm) o.c. to open web steel joists supporting 3/8” (10 mm) rib steel lath or 9/16” (14 mm) deep 28-gauge (15 mils) corrugated steel and 2-1/2” (64 mm) concrete slab measured from top of flute.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed
Steel Framed Floor Ceiling Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference:
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed

One layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® interior panels applied perpendicular to resilient furring channels with 1” Type S drywall screws 12” o.c. Resilient channels spaced 12” o.c. when insulation is used or 16” o.c. when no insulation is used. Resilient channels applied perpendicular to bottom chord of light-gauge steel trusses 48” o.c. with 1/2” Type S-12 screws. Optional glass fiber or mineral fiber batt or loose fill insulation applied directly over Toughrock Fireguard C gypsum board only. Trusses supporting 23/32” wood structural panel subfloor applied perpendicular to trusses with construction adhesive and mechanical fasteners 12” o.c. and 15/32” wood structural panel underlayment applied perpendicular to trusses with mechanical fasteners 12” o.c. Joints staggered between underlayment and subfloor.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U301, cUL U301
Sound Test Reference:
Wood-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally using 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 6” (152 mm) o.c. to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs over base layer with 2-3/8” (60 mm) 8d coated nails 8” (203 mm) o.c. Stagger joints 16” (406 mm) o.c. each layer and side. Sound Tested with studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. and with nails for base layer spaced 6” (152 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets the fire rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: ULC W414, GA WP 1546
Sound Test Reference: NRCC 798-NV
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum board applied vertically to each side of 2-1/2” (64 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum board applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Sound Tested with 2-1/2” (64 mm) fiberglass insulation stapled in stud space

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: ULC W414, GA WP 1960
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C© or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C© gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 3-5/8” (92 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation, friction fit in 3-5/8” (92 mm) stud cavity. Non-Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 45-49 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U465, ULC W415 for Type X only, cUL U465, GA WP 10812
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL99-103
Steel-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 3-5/8” (92 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs. Sound Tested with 3” (76 mm) mineral fiber, 2.5 pcf (40.1 kg/m3), in stud space. Non-Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Area Separation Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 65-69 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U373,ULC W312,WHI GP/WA 120-04,cUL U373,GA ASW 0810
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL10-291
Area Separation Wall

Two layers 1” (25.4 mm) ToughRock Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner inserted in H-Studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. Min. 3/4” (19 mm) air space on both sides must be maintained between liner panels and adjacent framing. Sound Tested with 2”x 4” stud wall with 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C gypsum wallboard or DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C panels each side of assembly and 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation in stud space both sides. Breakaway clip facings and height of wall differ between UL Design U373 and WHI GP/WA 120-04. Please consult each listing for specific information.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel, ToughRock Shaftliner, DensArmor Plus Fireguard C, ToughRock Fireguard C
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 1052
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL11-075, 3-23-11
Steel-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to each side of 3-5/8” (92 mm) 25 gauge (18 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at vertical joints and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at wall perimeter and intermediate studs.  Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to one side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Joints staggered 24″ each layer and opposite sides. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation friction fit in stud space

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (meets fire rating but not evaluated for sound testing)
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC and 73 IIC w/ C&P
Fire Test Reference: UL L502, cUL L502, GA FC 51052
Sound Test Reference: G&H BW-10 MT
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to resilient channels 24 o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Gypsum panels end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channels 60” (1524 mm) long with screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Resilient channels applied perpendicular to 2” x 10” wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 6d common nails. Wood joists supporting 19/32” (15.1 mm) plywood and 1” (25 mm) proprietary sanded gypsum underlayment. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation in joist spaces and with carpet and pad (2nd layer of drywall needed with insulation).

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Solid Partition
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: OSU T-1339
Sound Test Reference:
Solid Partition

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 1” (25.4 mm) DensGlass® Shaftliner or ToughRock® Shaftliner with laminating compound combed over entire surface. Floor and ceiling track of wood or steel runners. Joints staggered.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 4-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U435, cUL U435, GA WP 29612
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® applied vertically to each side of 1-5/8” (41 mm) a8 mil steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 48” (1220 mm) o.c. Second Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C® applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 36” (914 mm) o.c. Third Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C® applied vertically to each side with 2-1/4” (57 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. and 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws midway between studs 36” (914 mm) o.c. vertically. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C® applied horizontally to each side with 2-5/8” (67 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. and 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws midway between studs 1-1/2” (38 mm) above and below horizontal joints. Joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Sound Tested with 1-1/2” (38 mm) glass fiber insulation, friction fit in stud space. Non-Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U420, cUL U420, GA WP 5015
Sound Test Reference: NOAL 17-0821, 08-21-17
Steel-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to a double row of 1-5/8” (41 mm) (15 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. and not less than 1” (25 mm) apart with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and top and bottom runners, 12” (305 mm) o.c. in field. Stagger joints 24” (610 mm) opposite side. 5/8” (15.9 mm) gypsum board pieces 12” (305 mm) long x 4-1/2” (114 mm) wide located at 1/3 points used as cross braces fastened to stud pairs with three 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws at each end of brace. Optional (15 mils), stud or runner pieces not less than 4-1/2” (114 mm) long may be used as cross braces and attached with two No. 8 x 1/2” (13 mm) self-drilling steel screws at each end. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation, stapled to one side in cavity and cross bracing manufactured from 5/8″ gypsum board pieces. Non-Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 3520
Sound Test Reference:
Wood-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum board applied vertically to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. at joints and top and bottom plates and 3/8”(10 mm) beads of adhesive at intermediate studs. Joints staggered 24″ on Opposite Sides.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L505, cUL L505, GA FC 57242
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® (UL L505 only) applied perpendicular to 2” x 10” wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 2-1/2” (64 mm) 8d cement coated nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. Resilient channel 24” (610 mm) o.c. applied perpendicular to wood framing through base layer with 2-1/2” (64 mm) long screws. Double channel installed at face layer end joints. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board applied or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C® (UL L505 only) applied perpendicular to resilient channels with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Wood joists supporting 1” (25.4 mm) nominal T&G wood subfloor and 1” (25 mm) nominal wood finish floor or 15/32” (11.9 mm) plywood subfloor and 19/32” (15.1 mm) plywood finish floor applied perpendicular to joists with joints staggered..

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: ULC I511, GA FC 2030, UL G514
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to rigid furring channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Gypsum board end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channel 54” (1372 mm) long with screws at 12” (305 mm) o.c. Furring channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. attached with 18-gauge (43 mils) wire tied 48” (1219 mm) o.c. to open web steel joists 24” (610 mm) o.c. supporting 9/16” (14 mm) deep 28-gauge (15 mils) corrugated steel and 2-1/2” (64 mm) concrete slab. Furring channels may be attached to 1-1/2” (38 mm) cold rolled channels 48” (1219 mm) o.c. suspended from joists by 8-gauge wire hangers not more than 48” (1219 mm) o.c. (Two hours restrained and unrestrained.)

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 40-44 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL V473,cUL V473,GA WP 6851
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-357, 12-7-09
Shaftwall

One layer 1″ x 24″ (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panel inserted between 2-1/2″ floor and ceiling J runners with H section of 2-1/2″ (64 mm), C-T, or C-H studs between panels. Opposite side one layer 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels installed horizontally or vertically to studs with 1″ Type S screws 8″ o.c. (NLB) Sound tested with 1-1/2″ glass fiber insulation friction fit in stud cavity and with the 5/8″ gypsum panel applied using screws spaced 12″ o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products,ToughRock® Shaftliner
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 8123
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall

Exterior Side: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing or ToughRock® Fireguard X® Sheathing applied vertically to 3-5/8” (92 mm) 18-gauge (43 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with #6 x 1-1/4” (32 mm) self-drilling, corrosion-resistant, bugle head drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and ends and 8” (203 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs. Polymer-based exterior insulation and finish system applied over sheathing. 4” (102 mm) maximum foam-on-plastic thickness. Interior Side: One layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to studs with #6 x 1-1/4” (32 mm) self-drilling, bugle head drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and ends and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Horizontal Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: WHI-495-PSH-0153 & WHI-495-PSH-0197
Sound Test Reference:
Horizontal Shaftwall

Designed to separate a room from structure or space above and composed of 1” (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panel supported by 2-1/2” (64 mm), 4” (102 mm) or 6” (152 mm) C-T studs and three layers of 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panel.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products, ToughRock® Shaftliner
Roof/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL P545,cUL P545,GA RC 26062
Sound Test Reference:
Roof/Ceiling Wood-Framed

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C®  applied perpendicular to the resilient channels spaced 12” (305 mm) o.c. with 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type S screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. 24″ (610 mm) with 1-1/4″ Type S or W screws.  End joints attached with screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. attached to pieces of channel 60” (1524 mm) long located 3” (76 mm) back from either side of the end joint. Resilient channel applied perpendicularly to the bottom of the wood trusses 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-1/4” (32 mm) Type S screws. Glass fiber insulation attached to wood panels or draped over channels.  Trusses supporting 15/32” (405 mm) wood structural panels applied perpendicular to trusses with adhesive and 6d ring shank nails 12” (305 mm) o.c. Optional ceiling damper (refer to damper manufacturer for damper type).

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products
Roof/Ceiling Steel Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL P550,cUL P550,GA RC 25022
Sound Test Reference:
Roof/Ceiling Steel Framed

One layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied at right angles to resilient or rigid furring channels with 1” (25.4 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Channels spaced 12” (305 mm) o.c. when insulation is used or 16” (406 mm) o.c. when no insulation is used. Resilient channels applied perpendicular to bottom chord of pitched or parallel chord steel trusses 48” o.c. with 1/2” (12.7 mm) Type S-12 screws. Optional glass fiber or mineral fiber batt or loose fill insulation applied directly gypsum board. Trusses supporting metal roof deck panels covered by 1/2” (12.7 mm) regular gypsum sheathing either loose laid, or adhesively or mechanically attached to roof deck. Any thickness polyisocyanurate foamed plastic; polystyrene foamed plastic; or mineral fiber or glass fiber insulation boards laid over gypsum sheathing and covered by a Class A, B or C roof covering.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U411, cUL U411, GA WP 1548
Sound Test Reference: NRCC TL-92-369
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 2-1/2” (64 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically to each side with drywall adhesive or secured with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. at top and bottom track, 16” (406 mm) o.c. at edge joints and intermediate framing. Stagger joints 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire rating but not evaluated in Sound Testing)
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 45-49 STC
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 5513
Sound Test Reference: NOAL 17-0846, NOAL 17-0847
Wood-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. staggered 8” (203 mm) o.c. on 2” x 6” wood plates with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. Wallboard nailed to top and bottom plates 7” (178 mm) o.c. Stagger joints each side. Horizontal bracing required at mid height. ULC W301 allows vertical application only.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets Fire rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 45-minute
STC Rating: 30-34 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL V316,cUL V316,GA WP 3009.1
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL14-298
Wood-Framed Wall

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard 45<sup>®</sup> gypsum board applied vertically or horizontally to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-3/8” (35 mm) phosphate coated nails spaced 8” (203 mm) o.c. Horizontal edge joints and horizontal butt joints on opposite side of studs need not be staggered. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard 45® Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U305,ULC W301,cUL U305,GA WP 3605
Sound Test Reference:
Wood-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically (per ULC W301) or horizontally (UL U305) to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails spaced 7” (178 mm) o.c. Joints staggered. ULC W301 allows vertical application only.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire-rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 4-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC
Fire Test Reference: WHI-495-0786 & 0787, GA WP 2961, UL U435
Sound Test Reference: WEAL 87-119
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panel applied vertically to each side of 1-5/8” (41 mm) metal studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each side using 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Second Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panel applied vertically to each side with joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each side attached to studs with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Third Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panel applied vertically to each side with joints offset 8” (203 mm) from studs and staggered 24” (610 mm) each side, attached to studs with 2” (51 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. and with 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. between studs 1-1/2” (38 mm) from joints. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panel installed horizontally on each side with joints staggered 24” (610 mm) o.c. Install 2-1/2” (64 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. to studs and track and 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. and 1-1/2” (38 mm) from horizontal joints at midpoint between framing. Sound tested with 1-1/2” (38 mm) fiberglass insulation.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U412, cUL U412
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 1-5/8” (41 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Beam
Hourly Rating: 3-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL N505
Sound Test Reference:
Beam

Three layers of 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels around minimum W8 x 24 (metric W200 x 36) beam. Base Layer: Attached with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Middle Layer: Attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Face Layer: Attached with 2-1/4” (57 mm) Type S drywall screws 5/8” (15.9 mm) o.c. to horizontally installed steel channels (25-gauge steel (18 mils) 11-1/16” (281 mm) wide with 1” (25 mm) legs) located not less than 1/2” (12.7 mm) from beam flanges. Upper channels secured to steel deck units with 1/2” (12.7 mm) Type S pan-head screws spaced 12” (305 mm) o.c. Brackets formed of steel channels spaced 24” (610 mm) o.c. suspended from the upper channels with 1/2” (12.7 mm) Type S pan-head screws and supported steel channels installed at lower corners of brackets. 20-gauge (33 mils) hexagonal steel mesh fitted between middle and face layers of gypsum board along bottom and extending 1-1/2” (38 mm) onto sides. Outside corners of gypsum board protected by steel corner beads crimped or nailed to the gypsum board. 1-1/2” (38 mm) fluted steel deck units welded to top of beam and supporting minimum 2-1/2” (64 mm) concrete. (Three-hour restrained or two-hour unrestrained beam.)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: ITS Design GP/WA 120-01,GA WP 7054.4
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-360, 12-08-09
Shaftwall

Base layer 1″ x 24″ ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panels between 2-1/2″ floor and ceiling J runners with T section of 2-1/2″ steel C-H, C-T or I-studs between panels.

Opposite side: Base layer 1/2″ (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 1/2″ (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Firegaurd C® gypsum panels applied at right angles to studs with 1″ Type S screws 24″ o.c. and 6″ from floor or ceiling. Face layer 1/2″ (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 1/2″ (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied at right angles to studs with 1-5/8″ Type S screws 12″ o.c. and 3″ from floor and ceiling runners. Joints offset 24″ from base layer joints. (NLB) Sound tested with 1-1/2″ glass fiber insulation friction fit in stud space.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products, ToughRock® Shaftliner
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L538, cUL L538
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to I-shaped wood joists or wood and steel trusses, spaced 19.2” (488 mm) o.c. maximum, with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws, 8” (203 mm) o.c. Resilient channels attached 16” (406 mm) o.c. through base layer perpendicular to joists or trusses with 1-7/8” (48 mm) Type S drywall screws. Middle Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied perpendicular to resilient channels with 1” (25.4 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203.2 mm) o.c. Screws located 1-1/2” (38 mm) to 2” (51 mm) and 5/8” (15.9 mm) to 3/4” (19 mm) from side and end joints respectively. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied perpendicular to channels with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws, 8” (203 mm) o.c. Joints in the face layer are offset 16” (406 mm) from those in the middle layer. 5/8” (15.9 mm) T&G plywood floor perpendicular to joists with adhesives and 8d cement coated nails 12” (305 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall
1 Hour Steel Framed Wall Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U425, cUL U425, GA WP 8006
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall

Exterior: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Sheathing applied vertically to min. 3-1/2” (89 mm) corrosion resistant 20-gauge (33 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S corrosion resistant bugle head screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. Interior: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products applied vertically to framing with 1” (25 mm) Type S bugle head screws 12”(305 mm) o.c. Insulation to completely fill stud cavity.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 65-69 STC
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 3725
Sound Test Reference: NGC-3056, NOAL 17-0842, 8-28-17, NOAL 17-0843, 8-28-17
Wood-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus fireguard gypsum panels applied horizontally to each side of double row of 2″ x 4″ wood studs 16″ (406 mm) o.c. on separate plates 1″ (25 mm) apart with 2″ Type W screws 24″ (610 mm) o.co. Face Layer: 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied horizontally to each side with 2″ Type W screws 8″ (203 mm) o.c. Stagger vertical joints 16″ (406 mm) o.c. each layer and side. Horizontal bracing required at mid height. Two layers 3-1/2″ unfaced glass fiber insulation friciton fit between stud, one per side for both fire & sound.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets Fire rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL V473,ULC W481,cUL V473,GA WP 70542
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-358
Shaftwall

One layer 1″ x 24″ (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panel inserted between 2-1/2″ floor and ceiling runners of 2-1/2″ steel C-T, C-H studs.

Opposite side: Base layer of 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 2/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels installed horizontally or vertically with 1″ Type S screws 24″ o.c. Face layer 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels installed vertically to studs with 1-58″ Type S screws 24″ o.c. along top and bottom tracks and 12″ o.c. at vertical joints and intermediate studs. Face layer offset 24″ from base layer joints. (NLB). Sound tested with 1-1/2″ glass fiber insulation friction fit in stud cavity.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products (meets fire rating but not evaluated for sound testing),ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 3-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: ITS GP/WA 180-01, GA WP 74222
Sound Test Reference:
Shaftwall

®®One layer 1″x24″ ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panels between 2-1/2″ floor and ceiling J runners with T section of 2-1/2″ steel C-T studs between panels.

Opposite side: Base layer 5/8″ (15.9 mm)  ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) Densarmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied at right angles to studs with 1″ Type S screws 24″ o.c. Second layer 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied at right angles to studs with 1-5/8″ Type S screws 16″ o.c. at studs and 1-1/2″ Type G screws 16″ o.c. placed 2″ back on either side of vertical joints. Face layer 5/8″ (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8″ (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied parallel to studs with 2-1/4″ Type S screws 12″ o.c. at studs and 1-1/2″ Type G screws 12″ o.c. placed 2″ back on either side of horizontal joints. (NLB) Sound tested with 1-1/2″ glass fiber insulation friction fit in stud space.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products, ToughRock® Shaftliner
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U425,cUL U425,GA WP 8203
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall

Exterior: Two layers 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing applied vertically to min. 3-1/2” (89 mm) corrosion resistant 20-gauge (30 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. Base layer attached with 1” (25 mm) Type S-12 corrosion resistant bugle head screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. Face layer attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S-12 corrosion resistant bugle head screws spaced 8” (203 mm) o.c. Joints staggered. Interior: Two layers 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products applied vertically to framing. Base layer attached with 1” (25 mm) Type S-12 bugle head screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Face layer attached with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S-12 bugle head screws spaced 12” (305 mm) o.c. Joints staggered. Insulation to completely fill stud cavity. (Load Bearing: 80% of design load)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA FC 2116
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® applied perpendicular to channel, minimum 7-1/4” (184 mm) deep, 18-gauge (43 mils) galvanized steel joists 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S-12 drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. End joints located midway between joists and staggered between rows. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard applied perpendicular to joists with 1-7/8” (48 mm) Type S-12 drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. placed 2” (51 mm) from edges and 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. placed 2” (51 mm) back on either side of end joints. End joints located midway between joists and all joints offset 24” (610 mm) from base layer joints. Joists supporting 28-gauge (15 mils) corrugated steel deck and 2-1/2” (64 mm) concrete slab measured from the bottom of the flutes. Joists braced at midspan with continuous 2” (51 mm) wide, 18-gauge (43 mils), galvanized steel straps attached to the bottom flange of each joist with one 3/8” (10 mm) Type S-12 panhead screw.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Column
4 Hour Column UL Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 4-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL X501, cUL X501
Sound Test Reference:
Column

Four layers of 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® covering W10 x 49 (metric W250 x 73) steel column. Inner Layer: Attached to steel studs with 1” (25 mm) long self-drilling, self-tapping screws spaced vertically 24” (610 mm) o.c. Second Layer: Attached to steel studs with 1-5/8” (41 mm) long self-drilling, self-tapping screws spaced vertically 24” (610 mm) o.c. Third Layer: Attached to sheet-metal angles with 1” (25 mm) long, self-drilling, self-tapping screws spaced vertically 12” (305 mm) o.c. Outer Layer: Gypsum board attached to the sheet metal angles with 1-5/8” (41 mm) long selfdrilling, self-tapping screws spaced vertically 12” (305 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L503, ULC M502, cUL L503, GA FC 5410
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to 2” x 10” wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 5d nails 1-5/8” (41 mm) long, 0.099” (2.5 mm) shank, 1/4” (6 mm) heads, 6” (152 mm) o.c. Wood joists supporting 1” (25 mm) nominal T&G wood sub and 1” (25 mm) nominal finish floor, or 19/32” (15.1 mm) plywood finished floor with long edges T&G and 15/32” (11.9 mm) interior plywood with exterior glue subfloor perpendicular to joists with joints staggered. Nails placed 3/4” (19 mm) from board end joints and 1/2” (12.7 mm) from board end joints.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
1 Hour UL Wood Frame Floor & Ceiling
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L514,cUL L514,GA FC 5539
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panel applied perpendicular to resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Gypsum panel end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channels 54” (1372 mm) long with screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Resilient channels applied perpendicular to 2 x 10 wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-1/4” (32 mm) Type W drywall screws. Wood joists supporting 1” (25 mm) nominal T&G wood subfloor and 1” (25.4 mm) nominal wood finish floor, or 19/32” (15.1 mm) plywood finished floor with long edges T&G and 15/32” (11.9 mm) interior plywood with exterior glue subfloor perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Beam
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL N502, ULC O502, GA BM 2130
Sound Test Reference:
Beam

Two layers of 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels around minimum W8 x 24 (metric W200 x 36) beam. Base Layer: Attached with 1-1/4” (32 mm) Type S drywall screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face Layer: Attached with 1-3/4” (45 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c to horizontally installed U-shaped steel channels (25-gauge steel (18 mils) 11-1/16” (281 mm) wide with 1” (25 mm) legs) located not less than 1/2” (12.7 mm) from beam flanges. Upper channels secured to steel deck units with 1/2” (12.7 mm) Type S pan-head screws spaced 12” (305 mm) o.c. U-shaped brackets formed of steel channels spaced 24” (610 mm) o.c. suspended from the upper channels with 1/2” (12.7 mm) Type S pan-head screws and supported steel channels installed at lower corners of brackets. Outside corners of gypsum board protected by 0.020” (.5 mm) thick steel corner beads crimped or nailed. (Two-hour restrained or unrestrained beam.)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 1429
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/4” (6.4 mm) ToughRock® gypsum board applied vertically to each side of 1-5/8” (41 mm) 25 gauge (18 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. at vertical joints and 36” (914 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Stagger joints each layer on opposite side.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products ToughRock® Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L516, cUL L516
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8” DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to resilient channels 24” o.c. (610 mm) with 1” (25.4 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Gypsum panel end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channels 54” (1372 mm) long with screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Resilient channels applied perpendicular to 2” x 10” wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-1/4” (32 mm) drywall screws. Wood joists supporting 5/8” (15.9 mm) interior plywood with exterior glue subfloor and 1-5/8” (41.3 mm) perlite-sand concrete reinforced with No. 19 SWG galvanized hexagonal wire mesh. 3” (76 mm) glass fiber insulation 0.90 pcf (14.4 kg/m3) in joist space stapled to subfloor.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U420, cUL U420, GA WP 5105
Sound Test Reference: NOAL 17-0822
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to a double row of 1-5/8” (41 mm) (18 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. and not less than 1” (25 mm) apart with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs. 5/8” (15.9 mm) gypsum board pieces 12” (305 mm) long x not less than 4-1/2” (114 mm) wide located at 1/3 points used as cross braces fastened to stud pairs with three 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws at each end of brace. Optionally 25-gauge (18 mils) stud or runner pieces, not less than 4-1/2” (114 mm) long, may be used as cross braces and attached with two No. 8 x 1/2” (13 mm) self-drilling steel screws at each end. Where total cavity depth exceeds 9-1/2” (241 mm), cross braces shall be fabricated with 25-gauge (18 mils) stud or runner pieces. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at joints and floor and ceiling runners and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation stapled in stud space

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement®Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U425,cUL U425,GA WP 1716
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 3-1/2” (89 mm) 20-gauge (33 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S-12 drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S-12 drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Studs attached to each side of the floor and ceiling runners by welding or with 1/2” (12.7 mm) Type S-12 panhead screws. Joints staggered 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Bracing: Lateral bracing spaced not over 40” (1,016 mm) o.c. shall be 1” (25 mm) by 18-gauge (43 mils) steel straps attached to each side or channel bracing attached to each stud with a clip angle.  (Limited load-bearing)

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement®Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U454,cUL U454,GA WP 14702
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. attached horizontally to one side of 2-1/2” (64 mm) 20-gauge (30 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with one 1/2” (12.7 mm) Type S drywall screw at each stud. Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied horizontally to channels with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied horizontally to channels with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. 3” (76 mm) mineral fiber insulation, 2 pcf (32 kg/m3), friction fit in stud space. Opposite Side Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied vertically to studs with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board applied vertically to studs with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Joints staggered. Non-Load Bearing.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Horizontal Shaftwall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: WHI-495-PSH-0183, WHI-495-PSH-0196, WHI Design GP/CC 120-01
Sound Test Reference:
Horizontal Shaftwall

Designed to separate a room from structure or space above and composed of 1” (25.4 mm) ToughRock® Shaftliner or DensGlass® Shaftliner panels supported by 2-1/2” (64 mm), 4” (102 mm) or 6” (152 mm) C-T studs and three layers of 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels.

Approved for Assembly:
DensGlass® Shaftliner Panel,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products, ToughRock® Shaftliner
Wood-Framed Wall
2 Hour Wood Wall Frame Stud
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 45-49 STC
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 3910
Sound Test Reference: NOAL 17-0853, 8-30-17, NOAL 17-0854, 8-30-17
Wood-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied horizontally to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. staggered 8” (203 mm) o.c. on 2”x 6” wood plates  with 2″ Type W screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied horizontally to studs with 2-1/2″ Type W Screws  8” (203 mm) o.c. Stagger vertical joints 16” (406 mm) o.c. each layer and side. Horizontal bracing required at mid height. Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets Fire Rating but not included in Sound Testing)
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U301, cUL U301, GA WP8416
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall

Exterior: Two layers 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass Fireguard Sheathing applied vertically or horizontally to 2 x 4 wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. Base layer attached with 1-7/8” (48 mm) galvanized roofing nails 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face layer attached with 2-3/8” (60 mm) galvanized roofing nails 8” (203 mm) o.c. Stagger joints between layers and on base layer of both sides. Interior: Two layers 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® applied horizontally or vertically to framing. Base layer attached with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d cement coated nails 6” (152 mm) o.c. Face layer attached with 2-3/8” (60 mm) 6d cement coated nails 8” (203 mm) o.c. Stagger joints between layers and on base layer of both sides. Sound tested with studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. and nails for base layer spaced 6” (152 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall
Steel Framed Wall Installation
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 45-49 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U465,ULC W415, cUL U465,GA WP 10812
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL99-103
Exterior Steel-Framed Wall

Exterior: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing applied vertically to min. 3-5/8” (92 mm) corrosion resistant 25-gauge (18 mils) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) corrosion resistant bugle head screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at board edges and 8” (203 mm) at intermediate studs. Interior: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® applied vertically to framing with 1” (25 mm) Type S bugle head screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at board edges and 12” (305 mm) at intermediate studs.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U309,cUL U309,GA WP 8109
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall

Exterior Side: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing applied vertically or horizontally to 2”x 4” wood studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-7/8” (48 mm) galvanized roofing nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. Joints of gypsum sheathing may be left untreated. Exterior cladding to be attached through sheathing to studs. Interior Side: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to studs with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 7” (178 mm) o.c.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 50-54 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U305,ULC W301,cUL U305,GA WP 5512
Sound Test Reference: NOAL 17-0837, 8-25-17
Wood-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically (or horizontally to each side of double row of 2” x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. on separate plates 1” (25 mm) apart with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. Wallboard nailed to top and bottom plates 7” (178 mm) o.c. Stagger joints each side. Horizontal bracing required at mid height. ULC W301 allows vertical application only.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire-rating but not evaluated for Sound)
Column
3 Hour Column UL X Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL X520, GA CM 2110, cUL X520
Sound Test Reference:
Column

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels attached to 1-5/8” (41 mm) steel studs with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Studs located at each corner of heavy steel W14 x 233 (metric W360 x 347) column. 1-1/4” (32 mm) steel corner bead crimp-attached at 6” (152 mm) intervals.

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL L501, cUL L501, GA FC 5420
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products applied perpendicular to 2” x 10” wood joists 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d nails 6” (152 mm) o.c. Wood joists supporting 1” (25.4 mm) nominal wood sub and 1” (25.4 mm) nominal finish floor, or 19/32” (15.1 mm) plywood finished floor with long edges T&G and 15/32” (11.9 mm) interior plywood with exterior glue subfloor perpendicular to joists with joints staggered.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-1/2 hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL G502, cUL G502, GA FC 1110
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panel applied perpendicular to rigid resilient channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. in field. Drywall end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channel 52” (1321 mm) long with screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. Furring channels wire tied to open web steel joists 24” (610 mm) o.c supporting 3/8” (10 mm) rib steel lath or 9/16” (14 mm) deep 28-gauge (15 mils) corrugated steel and 2” (51 mm) concrete slab measured from top of flute. (Passed 90-minute fire test restrained and unrestrained.)

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL G505,cUL G505,GA FC 21302
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Steel-Framed

5/8” ToughRock® Fireguard C® gypsum board or 5/8” DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panel (UL G505 only) applied perpendicular to rigid furring channels 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Drywall end joints located midway between continuous channels and attached to additional pieces of channel 62” (1575 mm) long with screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. Furring channels attached with 18-gauge (43 mils) wire ties to open web steel joists 24” (610 mm) o.c. supporting 3/8” (10 mm) rib steel lath and 2” (51 mm) concrete slab. (Two hours restrained and unrestrained.)

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 45-minute
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U317,cUL U317
Sound Test Reference:
Wood-Framed Wall

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to each side of 2” x 4” wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-5/8” (41 mm) cement coated nails spaced 7” (178 mm) o.c. Joints staggered.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
1 Hour Steel Wall Frame Insulation
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating: 40-44 STC
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 1292
Sound Test Reference: NRCC TL-93-047
Steel-Framed Wall

1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C®gypsum board applied vertically to each side of 2-1/2” (64 mm) 18 mil steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 8” (203 mm) o.c. at vertical joints and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs. 1-1/2” (38 mm) mineral fiber insulation, stapled to board in stud space. Joints staggered. Sound Tested with 2” (51 mm) mineral fiberglass insulation. Non-Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products Dens Armor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 3-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U435, cUL U435, GA WP 29222
Sound Test Reference:
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C® applied vertically to each side of 1-5/8” (41 mm) 18 mil steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S drywall screws 36” (914 mm) o.c. Second Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum panel or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C applied vertically to each side with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C gypsum board or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panel applied vertically or horizontally to each side with 2-1/4” (57 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. and 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws midway between studs 1-1/2” (38 mm) above and below horizontal joints. Joints staggered. Sound Tested with 1-1/2” (38 mm) glass fiber insulation, friction fit in stud space. Non-Load Bearing

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall
2 Hour Wood Framed Wall Installation Assembly
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UC ES-6898, 12-21-67, GA WP 8420
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall

Exterior: Base layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing retardant treated 2 x 6 wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 6d coated nails, 1-7/8” (48 mm) long, 0.0915” (2 mm) shank, 1/4” (6 mm) heads, 12” (305 mm) o.c. and covered with a single layer fire resistant protective weather retarder paper stapled along each edge at 16” (406 mm) o.c. Galvanized self-furring wire mesh applied over sheathing with 8d galvanized roofing nails, 2-3/8” (60 mm) long, 0.113” (3 mm) shank, 9/32” (7 mm) heads, 6” (152 mm) o.c. Cement stucco applied over wire mesh in two 1/2” (12.7 mm) thick coats with bonding agent applied between coats. Interior: Base layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products applied vertically to studs with 6d coated nails, 1-7/8” (48 mm) long, 0.0915” (2 mm) shank, 1/4” (6 mm) heads, 12” (305 mm) o.c. Face layer 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Products applied horizontally to studs with 8d coated nails, 2-3/8” (60 mm) long, 0.113” (3 mm) shank, 9/32” (7 mm) heads, 8” (203 mm) o.c. at edges and 12” (305 mm) o.c. at intermediate studs.

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA FC 5512
Sound Test Reference:
Floor/Ceiling Wood-Framed

Ceiling Base Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard C® or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® gypsum panels applied perpendicular to wood trusses 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-1/4” (32 mm) Type S drywall screws 24” (610 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 1/2” (12.7 mm) ToughRock Fireguard C or 1/2” (12.7 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard C gypsum panels applied perpendicular to trusses with 1-7/8” (48 mm) Type S drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. and 1-1/2” (38 mm) Type G drywall screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. placed 3” (76 mm) back from either side of end joints. Joints offset 24” (610 mm) from base layer joints. Trusses: Chord and web members fabricated from 2” x 4” lumber with 20-gauge (30 mils) steel connector plates having a minimum tooth length of 5/16” (7.9 mm). Plate design values based upon safety factor of 4. Trusses have a minimum depth of 12” (305 mm). Flooring: 19/32” (15.1 mm) T&G plywood with exterior glue applied at right angles to top of trusses with 6d common nails 6” (152 mm) o.c. Plywood end joints staggered 48” (1219 mm).

Approved for Assembly:
ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products
Steel-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 2-hour
STC Rating: 55-59 STC
Fire Test Reference: UL U411, cUL U411, GA WP 1524
Sound Test Reference: RAL TL09-331, 11-05-09
Steel-Framed Wall

Base Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically to each side of 3-5/8” (92 mm) steel studs 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1” (25 mm) Type S screws 16” (406 mm) o.c. Face Layer: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus Fireguard gypsum panels applied vertically to each side with drywall adhesive or secured with 1-5/8” (41 mm) Type S screws 12” (305 mm) o.c. at top and bottom track, 16” (406 mm) o.c. at edge joints and intermediate framing. Stagger joints 24” (610 mm) each layer and side. Sound Tested with 3-1/2” (89 mm) fiberglass insulation, friction fit in 3-5/8” (92 mm) stud space

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products (Meets fire rating but not evaluated for sound testing)
Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U338, cUL U338, GA WP 3640
Sound Test Reference:
Wood-Framed Wall

5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® or 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® gypsum panels applied vertically or horizontally to each side of 2” x 3” or 2” x 4” wood studs, turned flatwise 24” (610 mm) o.c. with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d cement coated nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. (non load-bearing).

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement™ Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall
Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: UL U337, GA WP 5515
Sound Test Reference:
Exterior Wood-Framed Wall

Exterior: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing or ToughRock® Fireguard X® Sheathing applied vertically to 2 x 4 wood studs 16” (406 mm) o.c. with 1-3/4” (45 mm) galvanized roofing nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. for all framing members. Exterior surface covered with weather exposed cladding or finish system. Interior: 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® panels or 5/8” (15.9 mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products applied vertically to studs with 1-7/8” (48 mm) 6d coated nails 7” (178 mm) o.c. Stagger joints each side. (Load-bearing).

Approved for Assembly:
DensArmor Plus® Fireguard C® Products,DensArmor Plus® Fireguard® Products,DensElement® Barrier Sheathing,DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing,DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer,ToughRock® Fireguard C® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard® Products,ToughRock® Fireguard X® Products,ToughRock® Lite-Weight Fire-Rated Products