BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™

BLAZEFRAME RIPTRAK - 1 HOUR SYSTEM

BLAZEFRAME RIPTRAK - 1 HOUR SYSTEM

BLAZEFRAME RIPTRAK - 2 HOUR SYSTEM

BLAZEFRAME RIPTRAK - 2 HOUR SYSTEM

head-of-wall deflection track - 1 & 2 hour system

BlazeFrame RipTRAK is a ceiling runner with an offset shoulder that represents the thickness of the wall material. (5/8" or 1-1/4")  A second piece of board/wall material is fit flush to the fluted deck or slab and is then attached to the shoulder. The BlazeFrame RipTRAK is a UL approved fire-rated head of wall joint system for up to 4" Total Deflection Movement.

Description

BlazeFrame RipTRAK is a ceiling runner with an offset shoulder that represents the thickness of the wall material. (5/8" or 1-1/4")  A second piece of board/wall material is fit flush to the fluted deck or slab and is then attached to the shoulder. This allows the deck and the BlazeFrame RipTRAK to move in relation to the wall studs. This also allows the outer/overlapping board (the rip board) that is attached to the BlazeFrame RipTRAK to slide over the primary board/wall material.

The BlazeFrame RipTRAK is a UL approved fire-rated head of wall joint system. Meets UL 2079, 5th edition; HW-D-1125 and HW-D-0823. This is good for both roof and wall assemblies. See UL listing Configuration B, Item 3B. Caulking between the shoulder board and the roof/floor assembly is required.

RipTRAK CLIPS

RipTRAK Clips are attached to both inside bottom legs of the BlazeFrame RipTRAK with two #8 by 1/2" (13mm) long steel self-drilling framing screws and engage the short flange of the studs. This reinforces any stud to track connection while allowing deflection.

  • RTC-33-RipTRAK  Clip 20 ga  (Drywall Studs)    PN# 56542
  • RTC-54-RipTRAK  Clip 16 ga (Structural Studs) PN# 56543
Technical Data

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Is total deflection the same as deflection gap?

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View Product Submittal for more detailed info on deflection and profile sizes.

Review ClarkDietrich's UL Fill, Void or Cavity Materials Listings for contruction / assembly information

Installation

Installation

RipTRAK Clips are attached to both inside bottom legs of the BlazeFrame RipTRAK with two #8 by 1/2" (13mm) long steel self-drilling framing screws and engage the short flange of the studs. This reinforces any stud to track connection while allowing deflection.

  • RTC-33-RipTRAK  Clip 20 ga  (Drywall Studs)    PN# 56542
  • RTC-54-RipTRAK  Clip 16 ga (Structural Studs) PN# 56543

Review ClarkDietrich's UL Fill, Void or Cavity Materials Listings for contruction / assembly information

Resources

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Code Compliance

BlazeFrame joint protection complies with building codes and our products are listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. and have been evaluated to meet applicable safety standards in accordance with:

  • UL 2079 : Tests for Fire Resistance of Building Joint System
  • ASTM E 1966: Standard Test Method for Fire Resistive Joint Systems
  • ClarkDietrich's UL Fill, Void or Cavity Materials Listings
  • BlazeFrame RipTRAK is a UL approved fire-rated head of wall joint system. Fire caulk and spray not needed. UL 2079; HW-D-1125 and HW-D-0823.  This is good for both roof and wall assemblies. See UL listing Configuration B, Item 3B.  Caulking is still needed between the shoulder board and the roof/floor assembly.
  • ClarkDietrich is a Member of the International Firestop Council (IFC)
Submittals

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Product Code Description
RipTRAK (1HR) for 4" Total Deflection BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™ 1 HOUR SYSTEM
RipTRAK (1HR) for 3" Total Deflection
RipTRAK (1HR) for 2" Total Deflection
RipTRAK (1HR) for 1" Total Deflection

 

Product Code Description
RipTRAK (2HR) for 4" Total Deflection BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™ 2 HOUR SYSTEM
RipTRAK (2HR) for 3" Total Deflection
RipTRAK (2HR) for 2" Total Deflection
RipTRAK (2HR) for 1" Total Deflection

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