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Gold Bond® XP® Fire-Shield® 5/16” Gypsum Board

Used in the construction of multi-layered, fire rated wall assemblies. Specifically engineered for radius applications requiring a fire rating.

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For use on multi-layered, fire rated wall assemblies

Consists of a high density, fire-resistant, gypsum core

  • Scores and snaps easily, no special handling requirements.
  • Lightweight, cost-efficient material that readily accepts a wide range of decorative finishes.

Gold Bond® XP® Fire-Shield® 5/16” Gypsum Board with Sporgard® consists of a high density, fire-resistant, gypsum core encased in a heavy abrasion and mold/ mildew/moisture PURPLE® paper. Used in the construction of multi-layered, fire rated wall assemblies. Specifically engineered for radius applications requiring a fire rating.

Basic uses

For use on multi-layered, fire rated wall assemblies. XP® Fire-Shield® 5/16” Gypsum Board in radius applications requiring a fire rating are based on testing conducted in accordance with ASTM E119 for linear construction.

Advantages

  • Resists the growth of mold per ASTM G 21 with a score of 0, the best possible score.
  • Resists the growth of mold per ASTM D 3273 with a score of 10, the best possible score.
  • The gypsum core will not support combustion or transmit temperatures greatly in excess of 212°F (100°C) until completely calcined, a slow process.
  • Scores and snaps easily, no special handling requirements.
  • Heavy abrasion resistant paper and denser core provide greater resistance to surface abuse when tested in accordance with ASTM C 1629.
  • Lightweight, cost-efficient material that readily accepts a wide range of decorative finishes.

Gold Bond® XP® Fire-Shield® 5/16” Gypsum Board has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.

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Product Details

Edge(s):

Tapered

Thickness(es):

5/16"

Width(s):

48"

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