area separation wall

area separation wall

A fire-rated partition designed to prevent the spread of fire from an adjoining occupancy.
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DensGlass Ultra Shaft Guard, a 1" high-performance panel widely used in area separation wall assemblies for multi-family housing, outperforms paper-faced panels in both moisture and mold resistance.
Great for stairwell and area separation wall applications.