common sense building: exterior wall sheathing 101 common sense building: exterior wall sheathing 101 05/03/2013 by sls 4 comments for most builders and crews the biggest question when it comes to sheathing a wall is should we do it while the wall is being framed on the ground, or after we have stood it up?
generic plywood sheathing or plywood of 0.95 cm 3/8in thickness when sheathing is required, for shear wall sections; however, the as common practice is to use sheathing thicknesses greater than code, which is referred to as code plus. the most common sheathing thicknesses are 1.2 cm 15/32 in for plywood and 1.1 cm 7/16 in for osb.
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what information is available to help designers detail additionally, dca 3 notes that neither the sacrificial blocking in the wall, floor framing, or floor sheathing that penetrates the exterior walls needs to be frtw as these are simply extensions of the floor assembly, not members of the exterior wall. ibc only requires that exterior wall framing and sheathing be frtw.
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type of plywood used on roofing home guides sf gate sheathing sizes. osb and plywood come in thicknesses ranging from 5/16 to 3/4 inch, and the thickness needed for a particular roof depends on several factors, including rafter spacing, expected load and roof design. plywood sheets are available in 4-foot widths and lengths up to 10 feet. the maximum length of osb sheets is more than double that.
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required sheathing thickness for roofing hunker sheathing should be a minimum of 19/32-inch thick. never attach roof sheathing with staples; 8d ring-shank nails should be used instead. the typical thickness range for sheathing is 3/8 to 3/4 inch.
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plywood vs. osb: which is better? parr lumber plywood long ago lost its market leadership to oriented strand board osb , which is now the most-used sheathing and subflooring material. estimates put its market share as high as 75%, with much of that dominance thanks to cost-conscious production builders.
wcd1 and panel sheathing products. this module also provides for alternate 24-inch spacing of floor, wall and roof fram-ing where floor and roof trusses are used, and accommodates 24-inch spacing of studs where wind loads permit, or where larger studs are required for thicker in-sulation or heavier floor and roof loads. terminology
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standard building specifications revised 12/9/2015 standard building specifications exterior 5 block high clspace foundation **basement foundation optional pressure treated sill plate tji or open web floor truss 16 o.c. ¾ t and g osb floor sheathing 2x6 exterior wall framing, 16 o.c. zip system exterior wall sheathing 2x4 interior wall framing zip system roof sheating
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