Mold & Moisture Resistant

Gold Bond® XP® Ultra-Shield FS® 3/4" Gypsum Board

For single layer - steel stud and cavity shaftwall systems.

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Improved moisture resistant board

Features a Type X core to provide additional fire resistance ratings when used in tested systems.

  • Provides greater fire resistance.
  • Speeds up installation.
  • Reduces costs.

Description

XP® Ultra-Shield FS® 3/4" Gypsum Board with Sporgard® was developed as improved moisture resistant board, offering the same advantages of a traditional moisture resistant board with added mold resistance in the core and paper.

XP® Ultra-Shield FS® 3/4" Gypsum Board panels consist of a specially treated, fire-resistant, Type X gypsum core encased in a heavy mold/mildew/moisture resistant, 100% recycled, PURPLE paper on the face side and a heavy, mold/mildew/moisture resistant, 100% recycled gray paper on the backside.

The face paper is folded around the long edges to reinforce and protect the core, and the ends are square-cut and finished smooth.

XP® Ultra-Shield FS® 3/4" Gypsum Board features a Type X core to provide additional fire resistance ratings when used in tested systems.

Basic Uses

XP® Ultra-Shield FS® 3/4" Gypsum Board — For single-layer - steel stud and cavity shaftwall systems. The greater thickness provides increased resistance to fire and reduced sound transmission vs. a single layer of 5/8" Type X.

Advantages

  • The specially formulated core has added fire-resistive qualities and is UL Classified for fire resistance.
  • Scores and snaps easily and cuts quickly, permitting painting or other decoration and the installation of metal or wood trim almost immediately.
  • Lessen labor and material costs by using fewer layers (up to 10%).
  • Thicker core equals added abuse resistance.
  • Resists the growth of mold per ASTM G21 with a score of 0, the best possible score.
  • Resists the growth of mold per ASTM D3273 with a score of 10, the best possible score.
  • 3/4" Ultra-Shield FS XP Gypsum Board is moisture resistant and can be used as a tile backer board in dry areas or areas with limited water exposure such as toilet/sink areas and wall areas above tile in tubs and showers.
  • The gypsum core will not support combustion or transmit temperatures greatly in excess of 212°F (100°C) until completely calcined, a slow process.
  • UL Classified for fire resistance and surface burning characteristics.
  • Less than 5% water absorption per ASTM C473.
  • Expansion and contraction under normal atmospheric changes are negligible.

Gold Bond® XP® Ultra-Shield FS® 3/4" Gypsum Board has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.

Specifications

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Product Details

Performance:

Mold & Moisture Resistant, Drywall Panels, Shaftliner

Edge(s):

Tapered

Thickness(es):

3/4"

Width(s):

48"

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