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Sheetrock® Brand Paper Joint Tape

Use these strong, cross-fibered tapes with our joint compounds to reinforce joints and corners.

Key Documents & Design Files

Overview

Overview

Tape with high tensile strength delivers strong, reliable wall joints that resist cracking, stretching, wrinkling and tearing under tools. Sheetrock® Brand Joint Tapes include Sheetrock® Brand Drywall Joint Tape and Sheetrock® Brand Heavy Joint Tape. Use these strong, cross-fibered tapes with our joint compounds to reinforce joints and corners. The roughened surface ensures a strong bond and features a positive crease that simplifies corner applications. *As of November 17, 2017, all Sheetrock® and Beadex® Brand Joint tape products meet ASTM C475. This includes both our standard joint tape and heavy joint tape products.

Main Features

Sheetrock® Brand Joint Tapes can be used for joint treatments in veneer finish systems that are subject to rapid drying conditions and where framing exceeds 16" (406 mm) spacing.
  • High tensile strength to resist tearing,stretching and distortion
  • Wafer-thin paper for easier joint treatment
  • Roughened surface for superior bond
  • Accurately center-creased to improve corner treatment
Sheetrock® Brand Heavy Joint Tape provides extra strength and crack-resistance in drywall joint treatments.
  • Meets ASTM C475
  • High tensile strength to resist tearing, stretching, and distortion
  • Roughened surface for superior bond
  • Accurately center-creased to improve corner treatment
Sheetrock® Brand Drywall Joint Tape has a unique cross-fiber construction that provides greater drywall joint strength and crack resistance.
  • Self-adhesive tape goes on quickly — eliminates bedding coat and provides smooth finished joints with just two coats
  • Use USG Sheetrock® Brand Durabond® Setting-Type Joint Compound or USG Sheetrock® Brand Easy Sand™ Lightweight Setting-Type Joint Compound for first coat over tape
  • Provides 2-coat, 1-day joint finishing

Applications

  • Administrative Offices
  • Auditoriums and Gymnasiums
  • Bars Restaurants and Dining Areas
  • Cafeterias
  • Classrooms
  • Convention and Meeting Rooms
  • Corridors and Hallways
  • 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
  • Guest Rooms and Suites
  • Health and Fitness
  • Kitchens and Food Prep Areas
  • Laboratories, Operating Rooms and Imaging Rooms
  • Lobbies and Reception Areas
  • Locker Rooms, Shower Areas and Pools
  • Mall Interior Spaces
  • Mechanical Rooms
  • Media Centers, Music Rooms and Libraries
  • Multi-Family Residential and Condos
  • Nurseries and Birthing Rooms
  • Open Plan Offices
  • Patient Rooms
  • Restrooms, Utility Rooms and Loading Docks
  • Single-Family Residential
  • Stairways and Elevator Shafts
  • Theatres
  • Traditional Offices
  • Warehouses

Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English)

White Papers

White Paper (English) PDF 126.3 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 18.5 MB
Brochure (English) PDF 6.5 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English)
SDS (Spanish)

Sustainability

HPD (English)

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