Lunch & Learn – Tuesday, February 14th

 Understanding And Using The Gypsum Association’s

Fire Resistance Design Manual

Presented by:

Bob Ek  CSI, CDT

Technical Service Manager

American Gypsum Company

Meeting from 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Bonneville Chapter

Farmington City Hall

160 S. Main Street

Farmington, Utah, 84025

Those attending will receive credit for 2 LU/HSW through the AIA, or certificates for other professional organizations can be provided.

Mr. Ek has worked in the gypsum industry for almost 31 years, the last 8 years with American Gypsum. Items to be discussed include;

•          There are 8 gypsum wallboard companies in the United States.

•        Each company has fire and sound rated assemblies – some shared but many proprietary.

•        To assist the industry, these 8 companies working through the Gypsum Association combine these different tested assemblies into one repository – the “Fire Resistance Design Manual”.

•        Examine terms used in the Fire Resistance Design Manual and how they are applied.

•        How a fire test is performed.

•        Basic conditions of sound control.

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2 Responses to Lunch & Learn – Tuesday, February 14th

  1. eric miller says:

    Looks good but what about New news.

  2. jercarthompson says:

    We were thinking that the front page would be where new items, news, announcements, etc. would be posted. Each new items appears at the top, and the older items just move down to make room.

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