Beadex® Brand Gold™ Lite Joint Compound

Versatile — for all drywall finishing steps. Up to 30% less weight, easier to apply and sand. More durable than other light compounds.

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Only available in the Western U.S. Less shrinkage, exceptional ease of sanding, and up to 35-percent less weight compared to conventional weight all-purpose joint compound. Beadex® Brand Gold™ Lite Joint Compound is a versatile joint compound used for topping, taping, and simple texturing.

Main Features

Beadex® Brand Gold™ Lite Joint Compound offers all of the benefits of a conventional weight all-purpose joint compound, with less shrinkage, exceptional ease of sanding, and up to 35-percent less weight.
  • Up to 30-percent less weight than conventional weight all-purpose joint compound
  • Superior ease of handling
  • Crack resistant
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Low shrinkage — the compound usually requires only two coats over metal, such as corner bead and fasteners, saving time and money
  • Meets ASTM C475


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