WALL ASSEMBLIES

JAMES HARDIE BUILDING PRODUCTS, INC. - Mission Viejo, CA USA



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1. The following 60 minute rated wall assembly designs cover the use of fiber-cement board and plank products produced by James Hardie Building Products, Inc., at the following manufacturing locations:
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
10901 Elm Avenue
Fontana, CA 92337
909-356-6300
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
820 Sparks Drive
Cleburne, TX 76031
817-556-9990
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
809 Woodrow Wilson Road
Plant City, FL 33566
813-754-2000
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
18200 - 50th Avenue East
Tacoma, WA 98446
253-847-8700
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
17 Unytite Drive
Peru, IL 61354
815-220-3000
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
2425 Highway 77 North
Waxahachie, TX 75165
972-923-5300
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
318 June Avenue
PO Box 99
Blandon, PA 19510
610-926-5533
James Hardie Building Products, Inc.
3000 Waltham Way
Sparks, NV 89434
775-355-3001
James Hardie & Coy Pty Limited
New South Wales Branch
10 Colquhoun Street
Rosehill, NSW 2142 Australia
PO Box 70
Parramatta, NSW 2142 Australia
011-612-9638-9222
James Hardie & Coy Pty Limited
Queensland Branch
46 Randle Road
Meeandah, QLD 4008 Australia
PO Box 188
Hamilton Center, QLD 4007 Australia
011-617-3248-3248
James Hardie & Coy Pty Limited
New Zealand Branch
50 O'Rourke Road
Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand
PO Box 12070
Penrose, New Zealand
011-649-579-9919
James Hardie Fibrocementos Ltds
Los Boldos 620
Parque Industrial
Vallegrande, Lampa, Santiago, Chile
011-652-738-5131

2. The fibre-cement board and plank products included in the Listing are certified in Accordance with the following standards:
ASTM
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Hardiplank® lapsiding, HardiflexÔ panel, Hardipanel® siding, Harditex® baseboard, Hardisoffit® panel, Hardishingle® cladding shingles, Hardishingle® notched panel, and Hardipanel® shiplap, comply with ASTM-C1186, Standard Specification for Grade II, Type A, Non-Asbestos Fire-Cement Flat Sheets.
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Harditrimr® XLD® board complies with ASTM-C1186, Standard Specification for Grade I, Type A, Non-Asbestos Fire-Cement Flat Sheets.
The James Hardie Building Products lining board and underlayment products: Titan® panel, Hardibacker® backerboard, Hardibacker® underlayment, and Titan®-FR panel, comply with ASTM-C1288, Standard Specification for Grade II Discrete Non-Asbestos Fiber-Cement Interior Substrate Sheets, and with ANSI-A118.9 as cementitious backer units.
The James Hardie Building Products lining board and underlayment product, Hardibacker 500® backerboard, complies with ASTM-C1288, Standard Specification for Grade II Discrete Non-Asbestos Fiber-Cement Interior Substrate Sheets, and with ANSI-A118.9 as cementitious backer units.
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Hardiplank® lapsiding, HardiflexÔ panel, Hardipanel® siding, Harditex® baseboard, Hardisoffit® panel, HardishingleÔ cladding shingles, HardishingleÔ notched panel, Hardipanel® shiplap, and Hadibacker® 1/4" underlayment, comply with ASTM-E84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials. Their ratings are as follows: FSI = 0, SDI = 5.
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit product: Harditrim® XLD® board, complies with ASTM-E84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials. Its ratings are as follows: FSI = 0, SDI = 0.
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Hardiplank® lapsiding, HardiflexÔ panel, Hardipanel® siding, Harditex® baseboard, Hardisoffit® panel, HardishingleÔ cladding shingles, HardishingleÔ notched panel, Hardipanel® shiplap, and Hardibacker® 1/4" underlayment, comply with ASTM-E136, Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750°C.
ISO
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Hardiplank® lap siding, HardiflexÔ panel, Hardipanel® siding, Harditex® baseboard, Hardisoffit® panel, Hardishingle® cladding shingles, Hardishingle® notched panel, and Hardipanel® shiplap conform to the requirements of ISO-8336 Fibre-cement flat sheets, for classification as Category 3, Type A.
The James Hardie Building Products exterior cladding product, Harditrim® XLD® board, conforms to the requirements of ISO-8336 for classification as Category 2, Type A.
The James Hardie Building Products interior lining product, Hardibacker® (Hardibacker 250®) underlayment, conforms to the requirements of ISO-8336 for classification as Category 3, Type B.
The James Hardie Building Products interior lining product, Hardibacker 500® backerboard, conforms to the requirements of ISO-8336 for classification as Category 2, Type B.
EN
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Hardiplank® lap siding, HardiflexÔ panel, Hardipanel® siding, Harditex® baseboard, Hardisoffit® panel, Hardishingle® cladding shingles, Hardishingle® notched panel, and Hardipanel® shiplap, conform to the requirements of EN-12467, Fibre-cement flat sheet – Product specifications and test methods, for classification as Category A, Class 2.
The James Hardie Building Products exterior cladding product, Harditrim® XLD® board, conforms to the requirements of EN-12467, Fibre-cement flat sheet – Product specifications and test methods, for classification as Category A, Class 1.
The James Hardie Building Products interior lining product, Hardibacker® (Hardibacker 250®) underlayment, conforms to the requirements of EN-12467, Fibre-cement flat sheet – Product specifications and test methods, for classification as Category C, Class 3.
The James Hardie Building Products interior lining product, Hardibacker 500® backerboard, conforms to the requirements of EN-12467, Fibre-cement flat sheet – Product specifications and test methods, for classification as Category C, Class 3.
CAN/CGSB
The James Hardie Building Products siding products: Hardiplank® lap siding, HardishingleÔ cladding shingles, and HardishingleÔ notched panel, conform to the physical properties requirements of CAN/CGSB-34.4 Siding Asbestos-Cement, Shingles and Clapboards except that Hardiplank lap siding comes in 144" & 168" lengths with varying widths from 5-1/4" to 12""; Hardishingle™ cladding shingle come in lengths of 18” and widths of 6”, 8”, 12”; and Hardishingle™ notched panels come in lengths of 16”, 19” and a width of 48”.
The James Hardie Building Products siding product, Hardipanel® siding, conforms to the physical properties requirements of CAN/CGSB-34.17 Sheets, Asbestos-Cement, Flat, Semicompressed except that density is 1320 kg/m3.
CAN/ULC-S102
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Hardiplank® lap siding, HardiflexÔ panel, Hardipanel® siding, Harditex® baseboard, Hardisoffit® panel, Hardishingle® cladding shingles, Hardishingle® notched panel, Hardipanel® shiplap, Hardibacker® 1/4" underlayment, comply with CAN/ULC-S102, Method Of Test For Surface Burning Characteristics Of Building Materials And Assemblies. Their ratings are as follows: FSI = 0, SDI = 0.
CAN/ULC-S114
The James Hardie Building Products siding and soffit products: Hardiplank® lapsiding, HardiflexÔ panel, Hardipanel® siding, Harditex® baseboard, Hardisoffit® panel, Hardishingle® cladding shingles, Hardishingle® notched panel, Hardipanel® shiplap, and Hardibacker ® 1/4" underlayment, comply with CAN/ULC-S114, Standard Method of Test for Determination of Non-Combustibility in Building Materials.

3. Wall Insulation: Where no insulation is shown in the design, fiberglass batt insulation may be added.

4. Gypsum Wallboard/Sheathing Installation: Unless otherwise specified, gypsum wallboard shall comply with CAN/CSA-A82.27 or ASTM-C36, and gypsum sheathing shall comply with CAN/CSA-A82.27 or ASTM-C79. When gypsum wallboard/sheathing is oriented vertically, edge joints shall be centered on wall studs. Screws shall be spaced minimum 3/8" from board edges. Screws at top and bottom channels shall be spaced 2" from vertical edges in corners. Gypsum wallboard face layer joints shall be taped and filled with minimum 2 coats of joint compound. Screw heads shall be filled with joint compound or finishing compound.

5. Fibre-cement Board Panels: The Designs indicate the minimum product thickness. Thicker products of the same type may be used. Fastener length shall be increased proportionately when thicker products are used. Ceramic tile may be installed over interior fibre-cement board products. When non-tiled fibre-cement board panels are fastened directly to framing members, joints shall be taped and filled with minimum 2 coats of gypsum joint compound. Screw heads shall be filled with gypsum joint compound or finishing compound. When tiled fibre-cement board panels are fastened directly to framing members, the joints in cement board panels shall be bedded and taped with standard latex-modified thinset mortar and glass fiber mesh joint tape. Ceramic tile shall be bonded with standard latex-modified thinset mortar.
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Design listings are based on, and supported by, proprietary test reports. The test reports further define proprietary design details which make these listings applicable only to the specified products manufactured by the listed manufacturer.
Unless otherwise noted, the assemblies in this section have been evaluated for conformance to the following standards:
ASTM-E119, Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
CAN/ULC-S101, Standard Methods of Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
NFPA-251, Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
UBC-7-1-94, Uniform Building Code Standard.
UL-263, Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
Designs listed are minimum construction requirements to achieve fire rating.
Unless otherwise noted, fire ratings apply to tests conducted on both sides.
NOTE: Design No. 408 is not used in this edition.