1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for and methods of applying gypsum veneer plaster.
Where a specific degree of fire resistance is required for veneer plaster systems, applicable building code regulations shall be followed.
1.2.1 Details of construction for a specific assembly to achieve the required fire resistance shall be obtained from reports of fire-resistance tests, engineering evaluations, or listings from recognized fire testing laboratories.
Where a specific degree of sound control is required for veneer plaster assemblies and constructions, details of construction shall be obtained from reports of acoustical tests of assemblies that have met the required or specified acoustical performance.
Note 1: To ensure desirable results, coordinate this specification with Specification C844.
Note 2: General information regarding matters of a contractual nature concerning veneer plaster work is found in Appendix X1. Additional technical information related to veneer plastering is provided in Appendix X2.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.
1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.7 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.