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NOTE: WHERE STUDS ARE INSTALLED DIRECTLY AGAINST EXTERIOR WALLS, INSTALL ASPHALT FELT STRIPS OR GLASS FIBER STRIPS BETWEEN STUDS AND WALL

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  • 3.

    Backer plates and blocking:

  • 1.

    Where handrails, grab bars, cabinets, wall-mounted door stops, or

other wall-hung items are attached to partitions, install backer plates or wood blocking accurately positioned and firmly secured to metal studs, whether or not such backer plates or blocking are indicated on Drawings.

2. Do not use wood blocking in fire-rated construction.

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Limitations - Steel studs are not designed to carry live loads, mechanical equipment or material storage.

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4. Provide slip or cushioned joints to isolate shaftwall system. Comply with manufacturer's instructions.

  • 5.

    Seal joints and penetrations on both sides of shaftwall system.

  • 6.

    Elevator shaft requirements:

  • 1.

    Support elevator hoistway door frames independently of shaftwall

framing system, or reinforce system in accordance with system manufacturer's instructions.

    • 2.

      Where shaftwall system cannot be positioned within 2 inches of shaft face of structural beams, floor edges and similar projections into elevator shaft, provide continuous 5/8 inch gypsum board cants to cover tops of projections.

  • 4.

    BOARD INSTALLATION

  • 1.

    Single Layer Gypsum Board on Metal Studs:

    • 1.

      Loosely butt gypsum board joints together and neatly fit.

    • 2.

      Do not place butt ends against tapered edges.

    • 3.

      Maximum allowable gap at end joints: 1/8 inch.

    • 4.

      Stagger joints on opposite sides of partitions.

    • 5.

      Apply ceiling boards first where gypsum board ceilings and wall

occur.

6. Cut openings in gypsum board to fit electrical outlets, plumbing, light fixtures and piping snugly and small enough to be covered by plates and escutcheons. Cut both face and back paper.

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