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Item: 141321

Sheetrock® Brand AR Firecode® X Panels

Economical alternative for impact-resistant systems, yet durable enough to resist surface indentation, penetration and fire

Available Product Options

Thickness: 5/8 inch

Width: 48 inch

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Sheetrock® Brand AR Firecode® X Panels (UL Type AR) are an economical 5/8 in. Type X alternative to more expensive impact-resistant systems, yet durable enough to resist surface indentation, penetration and fire. These gypsum panels score and snap easily for quick installation, allowing you to paint, decorate or install trim almost immediately. Choose this economical alternative to standard Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Panels for high-traffic commercial and institutional construction where durability and fire resistance are required. The panels are UL Classified for fire resistance and can be used in any UL Design in which Type AR panels are listed.

Main Features

  • Offer greater resistance to surface indentation and impact damage than standard 5/8 in. Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Panels
  • Economical alternative to other systems that require greater impact resistance
  • Meet ASTM C1629 Level 1 for soft- and hard-body impact and indentation resistance
  • Comply with ASTM C1396 specifications for 5/8 in. Type X gypsum wallboard
  • UL Classification as to fire resistance, surface-burning characteristics and noncombustibility
  • Achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350


  • Auditoriums and Gymnasiums
  • Bars Restaurants and Dining Areas
  • Cafeterias
  • Classrooms
  • Convention and Meeting Rooms
  • Corridors and Hallways
  • Department Stores and Boutiques
  • Dormitories
  • Garages
  • Guest Rooms and Suites
  • Health and Fitness
  • Lobbies and Reception Areas
  • Mechanical Rooms


Submittal Sheet PDF 484.6 KB


  • Mold & Mildew Resistance
    Contains a broad-spectrum antimicrobial additive on the face and back of the panel that provides resistance against the growth of mold and mildew. Includes sag-resistance performance.


  • GREENGUARD Certification
    GREENGUARD Certification helps consumers choose building materials with lower VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions, which improves indoor air quality.

Physical Data

  • Thickness (in.) 5/8
  • Edge Tapered Edge
  • Panel Size 48" x 8-16'

Documents & Files

Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 484.6 KB
Architectural Specification (English) DOC 207.4 KB

White Papers

Sell Sheet (English) PDF 2.7 MB
White Paper (English) PDF 729.3 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 4.9 MB
Brochure (English) PDF 3.9 MB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 7.4 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 160.3 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 167.6 KB

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