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'97 UBC p.2-289 TBL 23-II-J lists values for fiberboard diaphragms.  Firstly, the values _seem_ high in comparison to OSB.  Also, footnote 2 states higher shear value is allowed for 1/2" "fiberboard nail-base sheathing".  On p. 2-273 the definition of fiberboard is given, but not the difference between it and "fiberboard nail-base sheathing."

Has anyone had experience with the performance of this material, and/or know the UBC's definition of "fiberboard nail-base sheathing?"


Ed Fasula