20% lighter than standard Type X gypsum board
Features a Type X core to provide additional fire resistance ratings when used in specific UL designs
Gold Bond® High Strength Fire-Shield 60® Gypsum Board consists of a fire-resistant Type X gypsum core specially formulated to be 20% lighter than standard Type X gypsum board.
It is 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. Long edges of the panels are tapered or square. For speed of installation, GridMarX® guide marks are printed on the paper surface.
High Strength Fire-Shield 60 Gypsum Board features a Type X core to provide additional fire resistance ratings when used in specific UL designs.
Check the Fire and Safety Information for a more complete explanation of how fire resistance ratings work.
5/8" High Strength Fire-Shield 60 - for single- or multi-layer drywall construction for fire tested assemblies.
- 20% lighter than standard 5/8" Type X gypsum board.
- Lighter weight results in easier handling.
- Features a fire-resistant Type X core and is UL classified and approved for inclusion on specific UL fire-rated designs.
- Excellent working properties, including score and snap, reduced dust, and improved strength-to-weight ratio.
- Features GridMarX guide marks.
- Meets CHPS and CA Section 01350.
- UL Type FSLX requires the use of fiberglass insulation for single-layer, steel stud UL rated wall assemblies.
Gold Bond® High Strength Fire-Shield 60® Gypsum Board has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.
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