USG Cavity Shaft Wall System
See how to finish a UL-classified shaft wall system.
Using these head-of-wall-designs.
All of the necessary components to construct strong, fire-rated elevator and stairwell shaft enclosures.
Walls that enclose elevator shafts, stairwells, and other vertical shafts are the lifeline of a building. As such, they must have the strength to withstand lateral loads and the ability to provide fire protection. The USG Cavity Shaft Wall System provides all of the materials necessary to develop strong, fire-protected stair, mechanical, and elevator shafts
Below are links to all of the products that help detail, specify, bid, and install USG Cavity Shaft Walls.
Gypsum Liner Panels
SHEETROCK® Gypsum Liner Panels
Gypsum Panels and Cement Board
Interior Finishing Products
USG SHEETROCK Cavity Shaft Wall System framing components are manufactured and sold exclusively by ClarkWestern in the Midwest and Eastern United States and CEMCO in the West.
CAD Details: Isometrics
Fire-Resistant Drywall Partitions for enclosing shafts in Multi-Story Buildings
This assembly illustrates a typical 2 hour cavity shaft wall.
Construction per UL Design Number U415