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Re: fire rated drywall?

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Subject: Re: fire rated drywall?
From: Mark Andy <>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 11:18:27 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Bob Kegel wrote:
> > 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. 

Ceiling too?

Yeesh.  Looks like I'll be renting a sheetrock lift to install that if 
so... :-)



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