Georgia-Pacific Gypsum - ToughRock® Fireguard 45™ Gypsum Board

Increase Home Safety Decrease Sound Travel through Walls Applications Details Sizes 1 Source: 2014 GP Survey of Home Buyers (±6.7% reliability) 2 Source: RAL ™ Sound Transmission Loss Test; Assemblies tested with 24” wood/steel stud walls 3 Source: WFCI Report #14083 Georgia-Pacific Gypsum 133...


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Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
133 Peachtree St., 8th Fl.
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: (800) 225-6119

http://www.gpgypsum.com

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ToughRock® Fireguard 45™ Gypsum Board

ToughRock® Fireguard 45 Gypsum Board

Increase Home Safety

  • Homeowners rank fire as their highest natural disaster concern1
  • Address home buyers’ concerns for fire safety by promoting that all walls in their home construction have increased fire resistance
  • In third party testing, wall assemblies with 1/2" ToughRock Fireguard 45 Gypsum Board lasted longer than assemblies with 1/2" lightweight gypsum board2

Decrease Sound Travel through Walls

  • ToughRock Fireguard 45 Gypsum Board lowers the transmission of sounds between rooms more effectively than competing lightweight 1/2" wallboard3.

Applications

  • ToughRock Fireguard 45 Gypsum Board can replace standard and lightweight gypsum board in ALL 1/2" wall and ceiling assemblies, including 24" o.c. ceilings. Consult local codes for actual requirements
  • Compared to traditional 5/8" Type X and 1/2" Type C fire-rated wallboards, ToughRock Fireguard 45 Gypsum Board is lighter in weight and less expensive

Details

  • UL classified, Type FG, for use in fire-rated wall assemblies
  • Noncombustible, as described and tested in accordance with ASTM E136, dimensionally stable gypsum core sandwiched between face layers of 100% recycled paper
  • Consult UL Fire Resistance Directory for specific fire-rated assemblies

Sizes

  • Thickness: 1/2"
  • Widths: 4' and 54"
  • Lengths: 8' to 16'

1 Source: 2014 GP Survey of Home Buyers (±6.7% reliability)
2 Source: RAL Sound Transmission Loss Test; Assemblies tested with 24” wood/steel stud walls
3 Source: WFCI Report #14083

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
133 Peachtree St., 8th Fl.
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: (800) 225-6119
Web site: http://www.gpgypsum.com





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