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

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