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Item: 181715

Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Gypsum Base Imperial®

The industry's first and lightest 1/2 in. gypsum base for veneer plaster

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Available Product Options

Thickness: 1/2 inch

Width: 54 inch

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Overview

Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Gypsum Base Imperial® are the industry's first and lightest 1/2 in. gypsum base for veneer plaster available. These panels feature a distinctive 100% recycled blue face paper that's ideally engineered for the application of veneer plaster, controlling water absorption, providing a strong plaster bond and resisting plaster slide or slip under the trowel. The panels also provide a rigid base that resists sag, and are designed to be used with the following plaster products: Imperial® Brand Veneer Finish, Diamond® Brand Veneer Finish, Apex® Brand Veneer Finish, Norfolk Special Veneer Finish, Imperial® Brand Veneer Basecoat and Diamond® Brand Veneer Basecoat.

Main Features

  • The industry's first and lightest 1/2 in. gypsum base for veneer plaster
  • Special multilayered face paper to optimize water absorption and provide maximum plaster bond
  • Rigid core that resists sag
  • Comply with ASTM C1396 specifications for 1/2 in. gypsum base for veneer plaster
  • Achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350)

Applications

  • Single-Family Residential

Specifications

Submittal Sheet PDF 293.4 KB

Performance

  • 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.
    No
  • Fire Resistance
    • Fire Rating Class A
  • ASTM Classification
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    ASTM C1396

Sustainability

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

Physical Data

  • Thickness (in.) 1/2
  • Edge Tapered Edge
  • Panel Size 54" x 8-12'

Documents & Files

Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 293.4 KB

White Papers

Sell Sheet (English) PDF 2.7 MB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 12.7 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 160.3 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 167.7 KB

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