Sound Control and Damping
Dramatically reduce sound transmission between rooms
- Superior sound damping, cost-efficient material that finishes easily and decorates in the same manner as standard gypsum board.
- Features the GridMarX® guidemarks on the board to allow for faster and more accurate installation.
Turn down the volume when you incorporate SoundBreak XP Wall® Board into your wall assemblies. You will dramatically reduce sound transmission between rooms or dwelling units with this superior sound-damping gypsum board.
SoundBreak XP has an acoustically enhanced, high-density gypsum core encased in heavy, abrasion and mold/mildew/moisture resistant, 100% recycled PURPLE paper on both sides. Plus, SoundBreak XP provides the same great mold-inhibiting qualities as XP Gypsum Board.
- Use it for interior wall assemblies, where sound transmission between rooms or dwelling units is a concern.
- 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) SoundBreak XP Wall Board may be used where Type X Gypsum Board is specified in fire-rated assemblies.
Reduces Sound Transmission
- Has a layer of viscoelastic damping polymer sandwiched between two pieces of high-density, mold-resistant gypsum board.
- Provides high-rated Sound Class Transmission (STC) values per an independent third-party acoustical laboratory using ASTM E90 test procedures.
Works for Interior Projects
- Use in a single layer or as a component of multi-layer wall assemblies.
- Thinner than traditionally built high-STC wall partitions, increasing usable floor space.
- Available in 1/2" and 5/8" (5/8" features a fire-resistant Type X core and is UL Classified).
Installs Fast and Easy
- Installs like traditional gypsum board, without requiring additional clips and/or channels.
- Finishes and decorates as easily as standard gypsum board.
- Can cut by scoring deeply from both sides before snapping or by using a hand/power saw.
- Features GridMarX® guide marks on the board to allow for faster and more accurate installation.
Inhibits Mold Growth
- Helps inhibit mold growth with the highest possible score on mold tests (ASTM D3273 and ASTM G21).
- Features SPORGARD® technology with extra mold-inhibiting properties.
Resists Moisture Better
- Fights the effects of moisture before damage can occur.
- Dimensionally stable product with negligible expansion and contraction under normal atmospheric conditions.
- Qualifies as a low-emitting material per California Section 01350 and CDPH Standard Method, v1.2. For more information, visit: calrecycle.ca.gov
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