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Re: fire rated drywall?

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Subject: Re: fire rated drywall?
From: "Bob Kegel" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 20:06:06 -0800
> I figured I should use fire rated sheetrock.  What thicknesses does it
> come in?

I asked my buddy the building inspector. He says you want 5/8" type X. It 
has a one-hour fire rating. The X means the paper is self-extinguishing and 
the gysum is fiber-reinforced. 

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