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June Meeting – Structural Noncombustible Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Sheathing Panels

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Structural Noncombustible Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Sheathing Panels

By Adam Smith – USG Corporation

The goal of the program is to present to the structural engineer the category of noncombustible structural fiber-reinforced sheathing panels. There will be an introduction to the market forces that lead to the development of the panel category and the basic design criteria and composition of the panels. An explanation of the panel characteristics and strength attributes will be discussed, leading to an outline of the various applications and unique solutions the panels provide in everyday design and construction.

After the presentation, the structural engineer should be comfortable with the noncombustible structural panel category of panels and better understand there uses, where to find design information and how to apply the panels in structural design.


Adam Smith is a member of USG’s Building Envelope Solutions & Roofing team working as the Specifications Sales Manager for the South Central part of the United States.  Adam has worked with USG for 9 years and spent 16+ years in the construction components manufacturing industry.  For the last 5 years, Adam has focused on supporting USG’s sales team from a technical perspective with the building envelope products including Securock ExoAir 430, Securock Roof Boards, and Securock Structural Concrete Panels.  Adam focuses his efforts on supporting key customers including architects/consultants/specifiers and also Securock’s industry partners.  Adam is a member of RCI and CSI and also holds the LEED Green Associate credential.  Adam resides in north Texas with his family and is ready to help.


THURSDAY JUNE 16, 2016 at Hess Engineering and Scientific Society, 5430 Westheimer, Houston 77056. Tel: 713 627 2283

6:00 pm – Social
6:30 pm – Dinner
7:00 pm – Program

Click HERE to register for this event!