Beadex® Brand All Purpose Joint Compound

High-performance, multi-task drywall mud that is crack-resistant and requires only minimal mixing.


Only available in the Western U.S.
A high-performance, multi-task compound used for embedding joint tape, finishing drywall, and more. Beadex® Brand All Purpose Joint Compound is also recommended for laminating gypsum panels to gypsum panels repairing cracks in interior plaster and masonry that are not subject to moisture.

Main Features

Beadex® Brand All Purpose Joint Compound is used for embedding paper joint tape, finishing gypsum panel joints, finishing second and third coats, and hand-applying simple texturing. It combines single-package convenience with good taping and topping performance.
  • Easy workability
  • Excellent slip and bond (even under humid job conditions)
  • Crack-resistant.
  • Requires only minimal mixing, thinning, and retempering
  • Joint finishing is fast, easy, and smooth - reducing labor costs and improving appearance and job quality
  • Meets ASTM C475


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