CertainTeed Type C drywall

CertainTeed Type C board features a specially formulated Type X core providing superior fire performance when used in specific fire-rated Type C assemblies.

ABOUT
CertainTeed Type C fire resistant drywall is an interior gypsum board consisting of a solid set, fire-resistive, Type C gypsum core enclosed in ivory-colored face paper and a strong liner back paper. CertainTeed Type C board features a specially formulated Type X core providing superior fire performance when used in specific fire-rated Type C assemblies. Long edges are slightly tapered, allowing joints to be reinforced and concealed with joint tape and joint compound. CertainTeed Type C fire resistant drywall is available in a variety of lengths and widths.

APPLICATIONS
CertainTeed Type C Gypsum Board is used for interior walls and ceilings in residential and commercial applications requiring extended fire ratings. It can be used for new construction or renovations over wood or steel framing. They are typically nailed or screwed to studs spaced 16" (400 mm) or 24" (610 mm) o.c., but can be applied by laminating or with the use of an adhesive

ADVANTAGES

  • UL / cUL / ULC fire rated assemblies up to four hours.
  • Consistently high quality.
  • Uniformly flat, attractive appearance; no shadows.
  • High edge hardness.
  • No wavy edges, warps, bows or deformities.
  • Uniform high-strength cores eliminate crumbling, cracking.
  • Edge tapers consistent to form perfect joints.
  • Excellent thermal barrier and sound attenuation qualities.
  • GREENGUARD Gold Certified

CERTIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thickness: 1/2" (12.7 mm) / 5/8" (15.9 mm)

Width: 4' (1220 mm) standard

Length: 8' to 12' standard (2440 mm to 3660 mm)

Weight (nominal): 1/2" (12.7 mm) – 1.9 psf (9.3 kg/m2) 5/8" (15.9 mm) – 2.3 psf (11.2 kg/m2)

Edge: Tapered, paper bound – factory finished

Packaging: Two pieces per bundle, face-to-face and end-taped

Special widths, lengths or edges may be available on special order. Consult your CertainTeed sales representative.

Surface Burning Characteristics: Flame Spread rating of 15 and Smoke Developed rating of 0, in accordance with ASTM E 84, (UL 723, UBC 8-1, NFPA 255, CAN/ULC-S102).
"UL Classified for Fire Resistance (ANSI/UL 263; ASTM E119) Listed under UL File No. CKNX.R3660"

Applicable Standards: meets ASTM C1396.
Consult the GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual or UL Fire Resistance Directory, Volume 1 for specific information regarding the construction of fire resistance rated assemblies.