Drywall Panels

5/8" Gold Bond® Fire-Shield C™ Gypsum Board

For single- or multi-layer construction for fire tested assemblies.


3-Part Guide Specs




Specially formulated Type X core

Superior performance when used in specific fire-rated Type C assemblies
  • Suitable for single- or multi-layer construction for fire-tested assemblies.
  • Type C core is fire resistant and an approved component in UL fire-rated designs.
  • Features GridMarX® guide marks on the board to allow for faster and more accurate installation.

5/8” Gold Bond® Fire-Shield C™ Gypsum Board consists of a fire-resistant gypsum core encased in heavy, natural-finish, 100% recycled paper on the face and back sides. The face paper is folded around the long edges to reinforce and protect the core, the short ends are square-cut and finished smooth, while the long sides are tapered for tape and finishing.

Fire-Shield C Gypsum Board features a Type C core to provide additional fire-resistance ratings when used in laboratory tested systems.

GridMarX are printed on the paper surface to help installers instantly identify stud locations and make accurate cuts without having to pencil in or snap chalk lines.

For traditional 5/8” Type X board used in fire rated assemblies try Gold Bond® Fire-Shield® Gypsum Board or for a 1/2“ product with a Type C core try 1/2” Gold Bond® Fire-Shield C™ Gypsum Board.

Check the Fire and Safety Information for a more complete explanation of how fire resistance ratings work.


  • Use on walls and ceilings in fire-rated construction where the framing members are spaced up to 24” o.c.



  • Features a Type C core making it more fire resistant than ordinary wallboard.
  • Approved component in UL fire-rated designs.
  • UL Classified for fire resistance and surface burning characteristics.
  • The gypsum core will not support combustion or transmit temperatures greatly in excess of 212°F (100°C) until completely calcined, a slow process.


  • Features GridMarX guide marks on the board to allow for faster and more accurate installation.
  • Save time and money with MaX 12® and MaX 16® optimized fastener patterns to achieve 1-hour fire ratings using fewer fasteners.
  • Lightweight, cost-efficient material that readily accepts a wide range of decorative finishes.
  • Cuts easily for quick installation, permitting painting or other decoration and the installation of metal or wood trim almost immediately.
  • Dimensionally stable under changes in temperature and relative humidity and resists warping, rippling, buckling, and sagging.



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