ASTM-C1396 Standard Specification for Gypsum Board

ASTM-C1396 - 2022 EDITION - CURRENT -- See the following: ASTM-C1396/C1396M
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1.1 This specification covers the gypsum boards described in 1.1.1-1.1.9.

Note 1—Specifications C840, C841, C844 and C1280 contain application procedures for gypsum board.

1.1.1 Gypsum wallboard ,designed for use on walls, ceilings, or partitions and that affords a surface suitable to receive decoration.

1.1.2 Predecorated gypsum board, designed for use as the finished surfacing for walls, ceilings, or partitions.

1.1.3 Gypsum backing board , coreboard, and shaftliner board, designed for use as a base in multilayer systems or as a gypsum stud or core in semisolid or solid gypsum board partitions.

Note 2—The terms backing board and coreboard refer to different end uses. The term gypsum backing board, as used in this specification shall include gypsum coreboard unless otherwise stated.

1.1.4 Water-resistant gypsum backing board, designed primarily to be used as a base for the application of ceramic or plastic tile on walls or ceilings. This product is also suitable for decoration.

1.1.5 Exterior gypsum soffit board, designed for use on exterior soffits and carport ceilings that are completely protected from contact with liquid water.

1.1.6 Gypsum sheathing board, designed for use as sheathing on buildings.

1.1.7 Gypsum base for veneer plaster, designed for use as a base for the application of gypsum veneer plaster.

1.1.8 Gypsum lath, designed for use as a base for the application of gypsum plaster.

1.1.9 Gypsum ceiling board, designed for use on interior ceilings with framing spaced not more than 24 in. [610 mm] on center and that affords a surface suitable to recieve water-based texture and other decoration. This product is also suitable for use on interior walls.

1.2 Specifications applicable to all gypsum boards are located in Section 1.4 and 13-15. Specifications applicable to specific gypsum boards are located in the following sections:

Section
Gypsum wallboard, predecorated gypsum board5
Gypsum backing board, gypsum coreboard6
gypsum shaftliner board
Water-resistant gypsum backing board7
Exterior gypsum soffit board8
Gypsum sheathing board9
Gypsum base for veneer plaster10
Gypsum lath11
Gypsum Ceiling Board12

1.3 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI (metric) are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system shall be used independent of the other. Values from the two systems shall not be combined.

Keywords

ceiling; coreboard; drywall; exterior gypsum soffit board; foil-backed; gypsum; gypsum backing board; gypsum base; gypsum board; gypsum coreboard; gypsum ceiling board; gypsum lath; gypsum sheathing; gypsum sheathing board; gypsum wallboard; partitions; plaster; predecorated gypsum board; sheathing; type X; veneer base; veneer plaster; wall; wallboard; water-resistant gypsum board; ICS Number Code 91.060.10 (Walls. Partitions. Facades); 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

04.01 (Cement; Lime; Gypsum)

To find similar documents by classification:

91.060.10 (Walls. Partitions. Façades)

91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)

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Document Number

ASTM-C1396_C1396M-17

Revision Level

2022 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Jan. 21, 2022

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

8 pages

Committee Number

C11.01