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.

Hourly Rating: 1-hour
STC Rating:
Fire Test Reference: GA WP 8123
Sound Test Reference:
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