Gold Bond® Fire-Shield® Gypsum Board
For single- or multi-layer drywall construction. The greater thickness (5/8”) provides increased resistance to fire and reduced sound transmission.
Increased resistance to fire
Reduced sound transmission
- Fire-resistant gypsum core.
- GridMarX guide marks printed on board.
Gold Bond® Fire-Shield® Gypsum Board panels consist 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, and the ends are square-cut and finished smooth. For speed of installation, GridMarX® guide marks are printed on the paper surface.
Long edges of the panels are tapered or square.
Fire-Shield® Gypsum Board features a Type X core to provide additional fire resistance ratings when used in laboratory tested systems.
Check the Fire and Safety Information for a more complete explanation of how fire resistance ratings work.
- Lightweight, cost-efficient material that readily accepts a wide range of decorative finishes.
- Gypsum board is easily cut for quick installation, permitting painting or other decoration, and the installation of metal or wood trim almost immediately.
- The gypsum core will not support combustion or transmit temperatures greatly in excess of 212°F (100°C) until completely calcined, a slow process.
- Expansion and contraction under normal atmospheric changes is negligible.
Gold Bond® Fire-Shield® Gypsum Board has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.
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