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ICC-ES AC319 – Acceptance Criteria for Horizontal Diaphragms Consisting of Structural Cementitious Sheathing Panels Attached to Cold-formed Steel Framing


The purpose of this acceptance criteria is to establish requirements for cold-formed steel-framed, horizontal diaphragm assemblies sheathed with structural cementitious sheathing panels that resist wind or seismic loads, to be evaluated and addressed in an ICC-ES evaluation report under the International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC).


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ICC-ES AC319 Accredited Inspection Agency

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing inspections using the ICC-ES AC319 acceptance criteria.

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