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Item: 181550

Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Base Imperial®

3/8 in. (9.5 mm) rigid base designed specifically for the direct application of veneer plasters

Available Product Options

Thickness: 3/8 in.

Width: 48 in.

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Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Base Imperial® are 3/8 in. (9.5 mm) gypsum panels that provide a rigid base for veneer plasters. The panels feature a distincitive blue face paper controls water absorption, provides a strong plaster bond and resists plaster slide.

Main Features

  • 3/8 in. (9.5 mm)mm) rigid base for non-fire-rated gypsum veneer plaster systems
  • Distinctive blue face paper controls water absorption, provides a strong plaster bond and resists plaster slide
  • Comply with ASTM C1396 specifications for 3/8 in. (9.5mm) gypsum base for veneer plaster
  • 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)


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


Submittal Sheet PDF 605.0 KB


  • Mold & Mildew Resistance No
  • Fire Resistance
    • Fire Rating Regular
  • ASTM Type ASTM C1396


  • GREENGUARD Certification Yes

Physical Data

  • Thickness (in.) 3/8
  • Color White
  • Edge Tapered Edge
  • Panel Size 48 in. x 8 ft.

Documents & Files

Data/Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 605.0 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 12.7 MB

Project Profiles

Project Profiles (English) PDF 148.2 KB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 55.9 KB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 156.5 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 186.5 KB

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