Can gypsum board be used as sheathing?
EXTERIOR SHEATHING Gypsum Sheathing is a specialized gypsum wallboard product for installation on the exterior surface of wood or steel framing members. Used as the first exterior layer of the wall assembly, it can be applied under a variety of materials including: Brick or Stone Veneers. Stucco Systems.
What two types of gypsum sheathing are available?
Exterior Gypsum Sheathing is available in 1/2″ & 5/8″ thick, 4′ wide square edge product. 5/8″ Exterior Gypsum Sheathing has a Type X core, for use in fire rated assemblies.
What is eXP sheathing?
eXP® Sheathing consists of a moisture- and mold-resistant gypsum core encased in a coated, specially designed PURPLE® fiberglass mat on the face, back and sides. The glass mat is folded around the long edges to reinforce and protect the core, and it provides superior weather resistance.
What is DensGlass drywall?
DensGlass® is a gypsum panel with fiberglass mat facings and its widely recognized GOLD colored primer coating for superior mold and moisture resistance. For use as exterior substrate panel for walls, ceilings and soffits. Ideal for EIFS, brick and other exterior cladding applications.
Is exp sheathing fire rated?
Use it as a sheathing in fire-resistance-rated exterior wall assemblies.
How do you stucco over DensGlass?
You can apply stucco to DensGlass yourself, using some basic tools.
- Cover the surface of the Densglass with metal lathe.
- Mix the stucco according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Trowel the stucco on top of the DensGlass using a mason’s trowel.
- Apply stucco to the entire face of the wall that you are working on.
Is DensGlass a gypsum board?
Widely recognized by the GOLD color, DensGlass® fiberglass mat gypsum sheathing has an exemplary track record that spans more than 30 years. It is a preferred substrate under brick, stone, stucco, siding and EIFS due to its ability to protect a structure against incidental moisture during and after construction.
Can DensGlass be used on interior walls?
DensGlass Sheathing is not intended for roof applications. For roof applications, consult our DensDeck® Roof Board brochure. DensGlass Sheathing is not intended for interior or exterior tile applications.
What do you need to know about exterior gypsum sheathing?
Exterior Gypsum Sheathing is a specialized performance panel consisting of a noncombustible, moisture-resistant core wrapped in fiberglass facers on both the front and back surfaces and long edges.
What kind of gypsum is used for exterior wallboard?
Exterior Gypsum Sheathing is available in 1/2″ & 5/8″ thick, 4′ wide square edge product. 5/8″ Exterior Gypsum Sheathing has a Type X core, for use in fire rated assemblies. Gypsum wallboard manufactured by American Gypsum contains no asbestos
What kind of gypsum is used for roofing?
High-performance gypsum roof boards built for increased strength in low slope roof applications. Innovative systems that integrate fiberglass-mat gypsum sheathing and water-resistive and air barrier in one. Durable, high-performance gypsum panels for exterior sheathing applications.
What makes densglass the best gypsum for soffits?
It’s extremely resistant to rippling, buckling and sagging, even under humid conditions, which makes it particularly suitable for soffits. In actual tests, DensGlass panels exceeded ASTM C1396 standards for humidified deflection by a factor of five times over the standard for paper-faced gypsum sheathing.