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Sheathing

Material, usually plywood or oriented strand board (OSB), but sometimes wooden boards, installed on the exterior of wall studs, rafters, or roof trusses; siding or roofing installed on the sheathing, sometimes over strapping to create a rainscreen.

sheathing, sheeting

diagonal wooden sheathing
1. The covering (usually wood boards, plywood, or wallboards) placed over exterior studding or rafters of a building; provides a base for the application of wall or roof cladding. Also see sheeting.
2. In colonial America, boards on the interior of a house that served as an interior surface finish.

sheeting, sheathing

horizontal sheeting
1. Members of wood, concrete, or steel (horizontal or vertical) used to hold up the face of an excavation. Also see closed sheeting, open sheeting.
2.See sheathing.
3. Boards which form the surface of concrete form-work.
4. Same as sheetpiling.
5. Any material in the form of sheets.
6. A rock structure in which there are numerous small closely spaced fractures.
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Then a "sweet spot" WRB over plywood or OSB or gypsum sheathing (Figure 8).
The Zip System is such an improvement over standard home sheathing that it is the only exterior sheathing product to come with a best-in-class 30-Year Limited Warranty.
This is because the building paper or other non-adhered film water-resistive barrier needs to be attached to something, and you need extremely rigid backing behind the flange to get the sealant behind the flange to act as a gasket between the sheathing and the building paper or other non-adhered film water-resistive barrier.
2 SCORE the plastic sheathing with a sharp knife if you don't have a special tool.
Sheathing area ratio classifies walls based on the area of openings and total length of structural full-height sheathing panels present.
By using ZIP wall sheathing, you can reduce air leakage by 99% compared to housewrap.
Innies" with the water and air control layer being the sheathing behind the continuous insulation.
Plywood and oriented strandboard (OSB) roof sheathing burned at essentially the same rates under fire tests conducted recently by the Phoenix Fire Department in cooperation with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
As builders tighten up their houses to face new energy codes, many are turning to rigid plastic exterior sheathing to beef up R-values.
Huber Engineered Woods LLC, leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, recently reaffirmed its ZIP System([R]) wall sheathing and ZIP System([R]) tape as the premier air barrier assembly for builders.
10 000 m with sheet sheathing and 18 000 m alu-sheathed, insulation for water-bearing pipes cold approx.