Securock® Brand Cement Roof Board

The lightest cement board in the industry is ideal for use as a cover board in system applications such as liquid-applied membranes or as a parapet, fire, or thermal barrier roof board.

Overview

Designed to enhance the entire roofing system as a cover, fire and thermal barrier roof board as well as a parapet wall, these boards are high-performing and noncombustible.
As a cover board, Securock® Brand Cement Roof Board can be used with a variety of membranes and systems. It is also ideal for applications such as liquid-applied membranes and cold mastic modified bitumen. As a parapet, fire or thermal barrier roof board, Securock® Brand Cement Roof Board has an unlimited slope classification and is noncombustible.

Main Features

The lightest cement board in the industry, Securock® Brand Cement Roof Board is easy to handle, cut and fasten. Plus, because it is cement-based, it provides superior compressive strength, water durability and mold resistance and will not rot, warp, delaminate or disintegrate in the presence of water.
  • Ideal for use as a cover board in system applications such as liquid-applied membranes or as a parapet, fire, or thermal barrier roof board
  • Lightest cement board in the industry
  • Environmentally sustainable product — lower weight reduces embodied energy and embodied emissions
  • Water-durable, mold-resistant substrate
  • Will not rot, warp, delaminate or disintegrate
  • Easy to cut and fasten
  • Non combustible

Applications

  • Administrative Offices
  • Auditoriums and Gymnasiums
  • Bars Restaurants and Dining Areas
  • Cafeterias
  • Classrooms
  • Convention and Meeting Rooms
  • Department Stores and Boutiques
  • Dormitories
  • Executive Areas, Conference Areas and Board Rooms
  • Exterior Soffits and Indoor Parking Garage
  • Galleries and Exhibit Spaces
  • Garages
  • Grocery Stores
  • Health and Fitness
  • Multi-Family Residential and Condos
  • Theatres
  • Traditional Offices
  • Warehouses

Installation

Installation Guide PDF 753.1 KB

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Documents & Files

Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 612.0 KB
Architectural Specification (English) DOCX 83.1 KB

White Papers

White Paper (English) PDF 461.5 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

Brochure (English) PDF 6.4 MB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 753.1 KB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 191.7 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 195.1 KB

Warranty

Warranties (English) PDF 123.4 KB

Sustainability

Product Attribute Report (English) PDF 146.7 KB

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  • How many fasteners should be used with Securock® Roof Boards?

    Always refer to a roof design professional and/or FM for the amount of fasteners. We have a fastener pattern sheet that can help you with the placement of fasteners.

    Additional information can be found on http://securockroofboardsblog.usg.com.

  • Where can I find information on handling Securock® Gypsum-Fiber?

    There is a tip sheet for Securock® Gypsum-Fiber that can be found on the product page with a literature reference number RF-18.

  • Do I need special tools to cut Securock® Roof Boards?

    No, Securock® Roof Boards will cut with ordinary utility knifes using a score an snap method. For thicker boards like Securock 1/2" Gypsum-Fiber, two scores will be necessary. For 5/8" Securock Gypsum-Fiber a tool such as a circular saw will be necessary. It is highly recommended that a wet or dry vacuum be attached to the circular saw to reduce the dust and that the person cutting Securock Roof Boards and those in the vicinity of the cut wear a NIOSH approved dust mask.

  • Where can I get installation assistance for Securock® Roof Boards?

    We have a great Securock® Roofing Team that can help you out with your project wherever it is. Please email securockroofing@usg.com and someone will assist you.

  • Are there SDS files for Securock® Roof Boards?

    SDS files can be found on the product literature page.

  • What sizes do Securock® Roof Boards come in?

    Securock® Glass-Mat Roof Board comes in 1/4" 4x8, 1/2" 4x8, and 5/8" 4x8.

    Securock® Cement Roof Board comes in 1/2" 4x8.

    Securock® Gypsum-Fiber comes in 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8" thickness; 4x4 and 4x8 width/lengths; and there are half pallet options too.

  • Who can I contact for help with my Securock® Roof Board project?

    We have a great Securock® Roofing Team that can help you out with your project wherever it is. Please email securockroofing@usg.com and someone will assist you.

  • What are Securock® Roof Boards?

    Securock® Roof Boards are a portfolio of high performance roof boards to meet the needs of your low slope commercial roofing project. Each type of roof board is uniquely designed to help protect your roof when used as a fire barrier, thermal barrier, coverboard, recoverboard, or parapet wall.

  • Where can I buy Securock® Roof Boards?

    Stocking distributors of Securock® Roof Boards can be found on the "Where To Buy" page.

  • Where can I find all the fire-rated UL assemblies for Securock® Roof Boards?

    Please refer to UL's database for specific UL information, we also have information for UL on http://securockroofboardsblog.usg.com.

  • Where can I get information on how to install Securock® Roof Boards?

    The “Installation and Application Guides” for Securock® Roof Boards are available on the product infromation site.

  • What are the physical and mechanical properties of Securock® Roof Boards?

    The physical and mechanical properties of Securock® Roof Boards can be found in the submittal sheets on the product infromation pages.

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