SHEETROCK® Brand FIRECODE® C Core Gypsum Panels
Improved fire protection over standard FIRECODE panels.
SHEETROCK FIRECODE C Core gypsum panels provide improved fire protection over standard FIRECODE panels due to additives that enhance the integrity of the core under fire exposure. Comply with Type X requirements. Systems using these gypsum panels have qualified for fire ratings of up to 4 hours in walls, 3 hours in ceilings, 4 hours for column protection. In order to attain fire-resistance ratings, the construction of the partition and/or floor and ceiling assemblies must conform to the system designs as tested at the indicated fire testing facilities (see System Folders). (2) Max. frame member spacing: 24” o.c.
The panels are available in 5/8” and 1/2” thicknesses; they are both UL-Classified (Type C) for application in fire-rated construction,