What is a fire resistance rating?
The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully controlled test setting for a specified period of time. This is a paper that discussed the implications and meaning of the tern for walls and builing membranes made with gypsum.
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Date Added to MERLOT: August 30, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 30, 2013
Submitter: James "JD" Brown
Keywords: sheetrock, fire code, fire resistance, AHJ, gypsum
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