Introduction to GA-216-2018 Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products (Preview)

GA-216 Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products addresses the application and finishing of gypsum panel products and related items to interior walls and ceilings. Installation of gypsum panel products to exterior soffits also is covered. The material in GA-216, and in this course, is not applicable to the application or finishing of gypsum sheathing. Information on the application of exterior gypsum sheathing is available in GA-253 Application of Gypsum Sheathing and GA-254 Fire?Resistant Gypsum Sheathing.

GA-216 is referenced by the following codes and standards writing organizations:

  • International Code Council (ICC)
    International Building Code



  • National Fire Protection Association                                     
    Building Construction and Safety Code, NFPA  5000                  



Note: This program contains numerous illustrative diagrams. Unless a diagram contains a specific dimension or dimensional reference, it is considered to be for conceptual purposes only and is not drawn to scale.

Lesson tags: application, continuing education, finishing gypsum panel products, Ga-216
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