CertainTeed Type X drywall

CertainTeed Type X fire-resistant drywall is an interior gypsum board consisting of a solid set, fire-resistive, Type X gypsum core enclosed in ivory-colored face paper and a strong liner back paper.

ABOUT
CertainTeed Type X fire resistant drywall is an interior gypsum board consisting of a solid set, fire resistive, Type X gypsum core enclosed in ivory-colored face paper and a strong liner back paper. CertainTeed Type X board features a specially formulated core providing fire resistance ratings when used in tested assemblies. Long edges are slightly tapered, allowing joints to be reinforced and concealed with joint tape and joint compound. CertainTeed Type X fire resistant drywall is available in a variety of lengths and widths.

APPLICATIONS
CertainTeed Type X Gypsum Board is used for interior walls and ceilings in residential and commercial applications requiring extended fire ratings. It can be used for new construction or renovations over wood or steel framing. The boards are typically nailed or screwed to studs spaced 16" (400 mm) or 24" (610 mm) o.c., but can be applied by laminating or with the use of an adhesive.

ADVANTAGES

  • Fire ratings up to four hours
  • Consistently high quality
  • Uniformly flat, attractive appearance; no shadows
  • High edge hardness
  • No wavy edges, warps, bows or deformities
  • Uniform high-strength cores eliminate crumbling and cracking
  • Edge tapers consistent to form perfect joints
  • Excellent thermal barrier and sound attenuation qualities

CERTIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thickness: 5/8" (15.9 mm)

Widths: 4' (1220 mm) standard / 54" (1370 mm)

Lengths: 8' to 12' / (2440 mm to 3660 mm)

Edges: Tapered

Packaging: Two pieces per bundle, face-to-face and end-taped

Special widths, lengths or edges may be available on special order. Consult your CertainTeed sales representative.

Surface Burning Characteristics: CertainTeed Type X Gypsum Board has a Flame Spread rating of 15 and Smoke Developed rating of 0, in accordance with ASTM E 84, (UL 723, UBC 8-1, NFPA 255, CAN/ULC-S102). "UL Classified for Fire Resistance (ANSI/UL 263; ASTM E119) and listed under UL File No. CKNX.R3660"

Applicable Standards: meets ASTM C1396.