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Item: 141135

Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels

The industry’s first lightweight 1/2 in. gypsum panels

Available Product Options

Thickness: 1/2 inch

Width: 54 inch

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Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels are the industry's first lightweight 1/2 in. gypsum panels. These panels feature proprietary core technologies and 100% recycled face and back papers, resulting in a high strength-to-weight ratio composite design. They're also designed to have superior sag resistance (International Code Council® Evaluation Service compliant for ceiling installations), eliminating the need for traditional 1/2 in. sag-resistant ceiling panels.

Main Features

  • The industry’s first lightweight 1/2 in. gypsum panels
  • Superior score and snap for cleaner edge and faster installation
  • International Code Council® (ICC®) Evaluation Service compliant for ceiling installations, ESR-3365
  • Comply with ASTM C1396 specifications for 1/2 in. gypsum wallboard and 1/2 in. gypsum ceiling board
  • Achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and qualifies as a low VOC emitting material (meets CA 01350)


  • Multi-Family Residential and Condos
  • Single-Family Residential


Submittal Sheet PDF 656.2 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.
  • Fire Resistance
    • Fire Rating Class A
  • ASTM Classification ASTM C1396


  • 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.) 1/2
  • Edge Tapered Edge
  • Panel Size 54" x 8-16'

Documents & Files

Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 656.2 KB
Architectural Specification (English) DOCX 68.1 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 12.7 MB
Brochure (English) PDF 3.9 MB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 7.4 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 165.7 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 143.3 KB


Product Attribute Report (English) PDF 798.9 KB

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  • Can 1/2" Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels be installed on the ceiling?

    Yes, Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels are manufactured to meet ASTM C1396 Specifications for 1/2" gypsum wallboard and 1/2" gypsum ceiling board, and comply with the requirements of the International Building Code and International Residential Code as both regular wallboard and ceiling board.

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