USG Sheetrock® Brand Foil-Backed Gypsum Panels (Regular and Firecode® X)

A fire rated panel with an effective vapor barrier that reduces in wall condensation.

USG Sheetrock® Brand Foil-Backed Gypsum Panels are designed for use in wood frame, steel frame, and furred masonry construction.

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USG Sheetrock® Brand Foil-Backed Gypsum Panels feature Kraft-backed aluminum foil that is securely bonded to the back surface of the panel with high-strength adhesive. The foil forms an effective vapor retarder as required for specific applications where a vapor barrier is needed. A qualified mechanical engineer should determine the location of the vapor barrier.

  • Designed for use in wood frame, steel frame, and furred masonry construction
  • Reduce in wall condensation
  • Easily applied with adhesive
  • Lower in-place cost than standard panel with separate film retarder
  • Not recommended as a base layer for ceramic tile or other highly moisture resistant wall coverings

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

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