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RE: Gyp. Board Screws

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There is an ICBO report put out by the Gypsum Association giving wall and
ceiling values.

George Richards, P. E.

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Subject: Gyp. Board Screws


I am designing a one story wood framed motel type structure.  The room
partitions are about 12 feet on center.  I would like to use the gyp. board
partition as a shear wall, since there will be relatively light loads and
many walls.  Table 25-1 of the UBC has shear wall information using "cooler
nail".  Are there any shear wall values using drywall screws?

Rich


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