USG Red Top® Brand Wood-Fiber Gypsum Plaster

Provides excellent fire-resistance and sound dampening in plaster wall and ceiling assemblies.

Develops higher strength than standard conventional gypsum basecoats.

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USG Red Top® Brand Wood-Fiber Gypsum Plaster is a high-strength basecoat plaster manufactured with fine particles of selected wood-fiber. Mixed with water, it delivers a plastic working material that conforms to most designs and helps achieve durability in walls and ceilings. USG Red Top® Brand Wood-Fiber Gypsum Plaster:

  • Provides excellent fire protection when properly proportioned with approved aggregates and used as part of a system that has been UL-tested for fire resistance
  • Offers sound dampening
  • Can be applied by hand or machine to all standard lath and masonry plaster bases (gypsum and metal lath, gypsum and clay tile, concrete and cinder blocks); strongly recommended as a scratch coat for metal lath
  • Can be used without aggregates or with the addition of local sand — up to equal proportions by weight

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

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