2016 USG Levelrock® & USG Durock™ Fire & Sound Rating Guide

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Designing assemblies requires a balance between acoustic separation and fire protection. USG products and systems were the first to ensure that all sound systems are fire-rated and easily specified by a UL Design number. USG 1- and 2-hour rated floor assemblies feature USG Levelrock® Brand and USG Durock™ Brand underlayments and USG Levelrock® sound attenuation products and are designed to meet the current International Building Code (IBC).

Find 1- and 2-hour rated assemblies in the 2016 USG Levelrock & USG Durock Fire & Sound Rating Guide (IG1685). For more information, contact your USG/Alcorp Technical Representative at 817 329.1808 or find a representative here.

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Designing assemblies requires a balance between acoustic separation and fire protection – both elements are important to prevent owner and builder liability, and more importantly, occupant safety and comfort.

USG Levelrock® Brand products and systems are designed to meet the new International Building Code (IBC) and are the first to ensure that all sound systems are fire-rated and easily specified by a UL Design number. USG Levelrock® floor underlayment systems provide 1- and 2-hour fire-resistance ratings for wood-framed floor/ceiling assemblies and up to 3- and 4-hour ratings for structural concrete assemblies. (more…)