GA-216-2016 Colocación y Acabado de Paneles de Yeso
Spanish translation of GA-216-2016 Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products provided as a PDF download.
GA-216 is referenced in the International Building Code as an appropriate standard for the application and installation of gypsum boards and panels. Application of gypsum panel products to outside corners, arches, and curves. Architects and specifiers consult GA-216 to ensure proper handling and storage of wallboard on the jobsite, guide installation of gypsum boards over appropriately spaced and installed wood or steel framing, and determine when and if control joints should be used. Installers rely on the GA-216 to determine appropriate methods of installation. It guides wallboard layout, selection of fastener types, and fastener spacing for many different gypsum panel types. A new detail illustrates and clarifies existing language describing the proper placement of joints around window and door openings.