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Drop Ceiling Assemblies

Rigid structural support for gypsum wallboard, veneer plaster or drop ceiling assemblies

In a ceiling assembly U-Channel is suspended from the overhead structure using hanger wire. Drywall furring channel is commonly clipped with metal furring channel clips or wire-tied perpendicular to the underside of the U-Channel at appropriate intervals for screw-attaching drywall.  Assemblies are installed per the project specification or ASTM C 754 requirements.

Furring channel can also be attached directly to the underside of bar joists. The furring is installed perpendicular to the joists and wire-tied at appropriate intervals. Wire ties are required for fire-rated and multilayer assemblies.

  • Commonly used in noncombustible ceiling assembly
  • Rigid framework for high-quality finish
  • Furring channel clips easily snap into place for fast assembly

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Contact ClarkDietrich Technical Services at 888-437-3244 for any questions about Drop Ceiling Assemblies.