a.ASTM A 653 – Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by Hot-Dip Process.
b.ASTM A 1008 – Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Cold-Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High Strength Low-Alloy and High Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formability.
c.ASTM A 641 – Standard Specification for Zinc Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire.
d.ASTM C 645 – Standard Specification for Non-Structural Steel Framing Members.
e.ASTM C 955 – Standard Specification for Load Bearing (Transverse and Axial) Steel Studs, Runners (Tracks), and Bracing or Bridging, for Screw Application of Gypsum Panel Products and Metal Plaster Bases.
f.ASTM C 954 – Standard Specification for Steel Drill Screws for Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Bases to Steel Studs From 0.033 Inch to 0.112 Inch in Thickness.
g.ASTM E 1190 – Standard Test Methods for Strength of Power-Actuated Fasteners Installed in Structural Members.
C.Tolerances: Install walls and partitions on straight lines, plumb, free of twists or other defects, and contacting a 10 foot straightedge for its entire length at any location within a 1/8 inch tolerance. Install horizontal framing level within a tolerance of 1/8 inch in 12 feet in any direction.
1.05DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING
A.All materials shall be delivered in their original unopened packages and stored protected from damage. Do not store material directly on grade. Provide adequate support to prevent bowing of material prior to installation.
B.Store welding electrodes in accordance with AWS D12.1.
PART 2 – PRODUCTS
A.Provide products manufactured by one of following:
2.Dietrich Industries, Inc.
5.Current members of Steel Stud Manufacturers Association (SSMA).
A.Light Gage Metal Framing:
1.Metal framing shall be formed from corrosion resistant-steel conforming to requirements of ASTM A653, 33 ksi minimum.
PROJECT NAMEMETAL SUPPORT ASSEMBLIES