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1Performance Catergory Explained
This Technical Tip explains what Performance Categories are according to PS2-10 and how they relate to panel thickness.
2TT - ZIP System Tape Code Compliance in Roof Underlayments for Connecticuttape, code, compliance, roof, underlayments, underlayment, Connecticut, CT, Fortified
This document reviews the acceptance criteria of ZIP System tape as an approved roof seam-sealing flashing tape as addressed in new Connecticut state building code adapted from the FORTIFIED homes program, including an acceptance letter from the Connecticut State Building Inspector.
3What is ZIP System Sheathing?what is zip, drainage
This document explains what ZIP System Sheathing is, what it does and what codes and standards it complies with. This is a good summary document for architects, engineers, code-officials or anyone else that is not familiar with ZIP System Sheathing.
4Rough Dry-In Defined
This Technical Tip is intended to clarify what is meant by the term “Rough Dry-In” when used in ZIP System product literature.
5Maximum Panel Edge Spacing for ZIP System Sheathingspace, gap, gaping, maximum, large, largest
67/16" ZIP vs. 15/32" Plywood7/16, 7/16", 15/32, OSB, shear, comparison, struc 1, struct 1, structural
This technical tip provides a shear capacity comparison of 7/16" ZIP System Sheathing and 15/32" Plywood sheathing.
7ZIP System Sheathing Load-Span Tables
These tables provide info on the maximum allowable loading (psf) for ZIP System® panels based on deflection, bending and shear.
8Do I Need H-Clips?clip, clips, H-clips, H clips, plywood clips, edge support, simpson, Simpson simpson
9Allowable Shear Capacity for ZIP System Wall Sheathing
This technical tip discusses how the allowable shear capacity is determined for wood structural panels. Allowable design shear values are based on panel thickness and fastener type, size and spacing.
This Technical Tip explains HEW's third party quality assurance process that certifies ZIP System and AdvanTech panels as satisfying PS2 wood structural panel standard making them compliant with IBC and IRC requirements.
11ZIP System Sheathing - FormaldehydeFormaldehyde , carb, California air resource board
This Technical Tip addresses concerns regarding the use of formaldehyde in the ZIP System panel manufacturing process. Learn about the adhesives used to create ZIP System® sheathing and how they are controlled.
12Can Clay and Concrete Tile Be Installed on ZIP System Sheathing in Florida?
13TT - ZIP System Tape Code Compliance in Roof UnderlaymentsFortified, roof, underlayment, underlayments, tape, code, compliance
This document reviews the acceptance criteria of ZIP System tape as an approved roof seam-sealing flashing tape as addressed in the FORTIFIED homes program.