USG Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Sheathing (Regular and Firecode® X)

These sheathing panels are used as a backup for siding, brick veneer and other similar cladding where fire-resistance ratings are required...

USG Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Sheathing offer the speed and economy of regular drywall construction. With moisture-resistant paper on both sides, along with a moisture-resistant core, they are suitable for use in exterior steel or wood-framed construction for single-family housing, apartments, motels, and light commercial buildings.

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USG Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Sheathing features a moisture-resistant gypsum core encased in a 100% recycled moisture-resistant paper on both sides and the long edges. The treated gypsum core permits water vapor to escape from stud space, protecting wood framing from moisture buildup.

  • Water-repellent face; treated gypsum core
  • Score and snap-quick/economical application
  • Fire resistant
  • Low in-place cost compared to exterior-grade plywood and masonry

Customer Service Center
1-800-950-3839
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

USG4YOU Tech Support
1-800-USG4YOU (1-800-874-4968)
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

Email USG Technical Support

Design & Specification
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