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Item: 141150

Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels Firecode® X

The industry's first and lightest 15.9 mm (5/8") Type X panel available for commercial and residential construction.

Available Product Options

Thickness: 5/8 inch

Width: 48 inch

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The industry's first and lightest 15.9 mm (5/8") Type X panel available for commercial and residential construction. Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels Firecode® X is the industry's first and lightest Type X gypsum panel, and is available in one of two Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Type Designations (Type ULIX and Type ULX), depending on the market. Both panels have been formulated to achieve all of the strength and performance characteristics as standard 15.9 mm (5/8") Sheetrock® Brand Firecode® Gypsum Panels at a significantly reduced weight.
Product Availability of type ULIX: Western Canada, Ontario, and Quebec
Product Availability of type ULX: New-Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.

Main Features

Innovative engineered composite design makes Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels Firecode® X the lightest Type X wallboard available in the industry.
  • Complies with ASTM C1396 physical properties for 15.9 mm (5/8") Type X gypsum wallboard.
  • Listed by UL for use in fire-rated partitions when installed either vertically or horizontally with aligned tapered edges on standard and equivalent UL-approved 25-gauge studs (per UL Design U419 and U423).
  • cUL Classified as to fire resistance, CAN/ULC-S102 for surface burning characteristics and CAN/ULC-S114 for core combustibility.
  • Offers comparable sound, strength and impact resistance to standard 15.9 mm (5/8") Type X.
  • Can be used in generic wall and ceiling fire rated assemblies where 5/8" Type X panels have been specified.
  • The type ULIX is also available in 54’’ wide panels perfect for 9-foot ceilings and reducing overall number of joints to finish.


  • Administrative Offices
  • Bars Restaurants and Dining Areas
  • Classrooms
  • Convention and Meeting Rooms
  • Corridors and Hallways
  • Department Stores and Boutiques
  • Dormitories
  • Executive Areas, Conference Areas and Board Rooms
  • Galleries and Exhibit Spaces
  • Garages
  • Grocery Stores
  • Guest Rooms and Suites
  • Health and Fitness
  • Laboratories, Operating Rooms and Imaging Rooms
  • Lobbies and Reception Areas
  • Mall Interior Spaces
  • Mechanical Rooms
  • Media Centers, Music Rooms and Libraries
  • Multi-Family Residential and Condos
  • Open Plan Offices
  • Patient Rooms
  • Single-Family Residential
  • Stairways and Elevator Shafts
  • Traditional Offices
  • Warehouses


Submittal Sheet PDF 329.2 KB


  • Mould & 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 Firecode®
  • 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.) 5/8
  • Edge Tapered Edge
  • Panel Size 48" x 6-16'

Documents & Files

Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 329.2 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

Brochure (English) PDF 436.9 KB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 7.9 MB
Technical Guide (English) PDF 7.5 MB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 86.2 KB


Product Attribute Report (English) PDF 806.6 KB

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