USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Mold Tough® Firecode® X

The first lightweight and sustainable 5/8 in. Type X wallboard with moisture and mold resistance.

USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Mold Tough® Firecode® X represent a revolution in wallboard manufacturing, significantly reducing the need for natural resources and impact on the environment. These 5/8 in. Type X lightweight gypsum panels have a noncombustible, moisture- and mold-resistant gypsum core encased in moisture- and mold-resistant, 100% recycled green face and brown back papers. When tested in accordance with ASTM D3273, the panels meet or exceed ASTM C1396 specifications. USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Mold Tough® Firecode® X are UL Classified for fire resistance and can be used in any UL design in which UltraLight Innovation Type X (ULIX™) panels are listed. 

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The first lightweight and sustainable 5/8 in. Type X wallboard with moisture and mold resistance

  • The lightest 5/8 in. moisture- and mold-resistant Type X gypsum panel available
  • Meet Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products
    — Up to 11% less global warming potential (GWP) *
    — Up to 15% less water used in the manufacturing process*
  • (Pending) GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualify as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350)
  • Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Classification as to fire resistance, surface-burning characteristics and noncombustibility
  • Comply with ASTM C1396, Standard Specification for Gypsum Board, for 5/8 in. Type X, water-resistant gypsum wallboard and exterior gypsum soffit board
  • Listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) for use in fire-rated partitions when installed either vertically or horizontally with aligned tapered edges on standard and equivalent UL approved 25-gauge studs (per UL Design U419)
  • Listed by UL in the most widely specified wall, column, floor-ceiling and roof-ceiling assemblies (refer to specific UL designs for complete details)
        
        *Compared to third-party verified Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) for standard 5/8 in. USG Sheetrock® Brand Mold Tough® Firecode® X Panels.

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